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Michelman: Vapor corrosion inhibitor

RustBan is a vapor corrosion inhibitor (VCI) that is applied directly to corrugated, solid fiber and other forms of paperboard packaging used to store and ship ferrous and nonferrous metal products.
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Michelman: Food contact compliant overprint varnish

Used to enhance appearance and protect printed materials, Michelman’s DigiGuard Gloss 310 protective overprint varnish for flexible packaging printing applications is designed to be used over HP Indigo Electroinks applied on HP Indigo digital presses, protecting and enhancing the appearance of inks used on f/f/s packaging applications.
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Dow Corning: Silicone release coating for labels

Dow Corning’s Syl-Off Advantage Series of solventless silicone release includes SL 35 Release Modifier, the next generation of controlled release additive technology offers tight release at very low platinum levels with superior stability and shelf life.
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AkzoNobel: Eco-friendly barrier coating protects paper

AkzoNobel’s EvCote Water Barrier 3000, which is made from plant-based oils and recycled PET bottles, is a barrier coating that protects paper surfaces against water, grease and moisture, and can be used to protect products used in numerous applications, including corrugated packaging, folding carton board, beverage carrier board, and food service packaging.
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Michelman: Water-resistant coating for paper, corrugated

A versatile and economic water-based coating that is FDA compliant, Michelman’s HydraBan 430 for paper and corrugated imparts a high degree of water repellency, helping to maintain the structural integrity of corrugated shipping boxes while they are in service or in transit, while also protecting the contents of the container.
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Michelman: Abrasion resistant coating

Michelman introduces Nomar 73, a new coating that is applied to paper and corrugated to protect packaged goods from abrasions that can occur while the package is in transit.
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LiquiGlide: Coating helps paint slip out of can

Designed to benefit consumers and manufacturers, LiquiGlide’s super-slippery coating for paint and paint colorants is a permanently wet coating that allows paint to slide out of cans and through pipes with ease, minimizing waste, reducing harmful environmental impact, and improving production efficiency.
SiO2 offers plasma glass-coated plastic prefilled syringes.
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Innovation at PDA Europe

Plasma glass-coated plastic prefilled syringes—the best of both worlds.
Ghost watermark thwarts counterfeiters in cost-effective process; wins FPA honors
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Ghost watermark thwarts counterfeiters in cost-effective process; wins FPA honors

Technology employs a repeating watermark embedded in a flexible or semi-rigid package to address counterfeiting and help ensure brand protection.
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Winery selects label with alternative barrier coating

Ste. Michelle Wine Estates will transition to a pressure-sensitive paper label with a mineralized coating for its white wine that provides a high barrier for wet conditions.

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