Appearance additive

Tray-Pak containers with UltraClear PP
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Tray-Pak: Clear microwaveable PP food containers

Tray-Pak aims for the hot-to-go container market with UltraClear PP clarified with Milliken’s Millad NX 8000.
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Metalized wood caps from Pujolasos and Decopak
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Pujolasos: Metallized wood caps for luxury goods

Pujolasos wood&pack and Decopak Europ patent the first metalized wooden cap for perfumes and cosmetics.
Sunshine
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Amcor: New printing technology

Amcor’s folding carton business, a division of Amcor Group GmbH launched a new printing technology named Sunshine.
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OPULUX™ Optical Finishes
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Dow: Matte finishes

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics introduced OPULUX™ Optical Finishes, a portfolio of matte finishes that deliver a distinctive and luxurious look to packages.
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Chromatic Technologies’ line of sun-powered inks for the metal deco/can industry
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CTI: Sun-powered inks for cans

Chromatic Technologies’ expanded line of Sun Light sun-powered inks for the metal deco/can industry are photochromic inks that provide fast kinetics which turn on rapidly when sunlight hits it, repeatability which enables the ink to turn on and off, a broad color spectrum palette, and durability in the sun.
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PolyOne: Liquid color concentrates for PET containers

Designed to use with conventional gloss preform and blow molds, PolyOne’s InVisiO suite now includes a new collection of liquid color concentrates that infuse PET containers with shimmer and frost effects that can enhance brand and deliver shelf impact across beverage, personal care, and household product packaging applications.
Tesco’s health and beauty essentials range conveys value, and the design solution/decorative effects are unisex where it makes s
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Trends in decorative additives for rigid containers

Differentiation on retail shelves is critical, of course, but there are many ways to achieve that differentiation.
Curtis Coatography
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Curtis Packaging Corp.: Digital coating technology

Curtis Packaging Corporation launches its Curtis Coatography™ series of products.
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Croda Polymer Additives : Anti-fog additive for polypropylene food packaging

Croda Polymer Additives’ Atmer 7373 is a new anti-fog concentrate, which is said to provide a solution to fogging in clear polypropylene food packaging in both hot and cold fogging applications.
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HSA USA: HSA USA: Silver pigment for bold metallic effects

JDSU’s Bright Silver HSA pigment provides bold metallic effects and features easy application, durability, and enhanced surface characteristics, and easily combines with conventional pigments for custom colors.

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