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Monadnock labels with EarthCoating
Materials Product Brief

Monadnock: Bright white, durable, and eco paper labels

Envi Enhanced Barrier Labels for beer and wine brands leverage Smart Planet’s EarthCoating technology.
SunSys resistance coatings from Sun Chemical
Materials Product Brief

Sun Chemical: Water-based board coatings for food contact

SunSys resistance coatings for paper and board substrates are FDA-compliant for direct food contact.
Supplier News

Coveris acquires agricultural plastics company Olefinas

Olefinas represents Coveris’ move to open up Latin America markets.
Dow's acrylic Diamond Treatment
Materials Product Brief

Dow: High-strength acrylic binders for food

Dow's Diamond Treatments apply high-strength acrylic binders for food packaging.
Arjowiggins’ Alive fine paper with PowerCoat
Materials Product Brief

Arjowiggins Creative Papers: Interactive fine paper

Ready-enabled for up-to-the-minute interactivity, shop-lifting deterance, stock control, useful information, or loyalty-building offers, Conqueror Alive, Curious Alive, Rive Alive, Pop Set Alive (and more) laminated papers are created by combining Arjowiggins’ Alive fine paper with PowerCoat, their interactive paper substrate for printed electronics that is FSC-certified, biodegradable, and 100% recyclable.
Materials Product Brief

INX International: Low-migration inks, coatings

INX International Ink offers a portfolio of low-migration inks and coatings for non-food contact packaging surfaces that have been formulated to meet government regulations and compliance requirements.
Materials Product Brief

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.
Materials Product Brief

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.
Materials Product Brief

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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