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Sun Chemical: Oxygen barrier coatings

Sun Chemical’s SunBar Oxygen barrier coatings are designed to enable lightweighting of packaging by removing the metal foil and one layer of adhesive from packaging, as well as offering improved laminate flexibility.
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Addivant™ : Liquid antioxidant earns FDA approval for food contact applications

Addivant’s WESTON® 705 liquid antioxidant, the next generation of nonylphenol-free phosphite technology, has received approval from the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for food contact applications.
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Clariant: Liquid fragrance additives for polyolefins

Clariant announces the development of fragrance additives in liquid masterbatch form for use in polyolefin polymers.
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Trinity Resources: Antiblock additive for plastic film manufacturing

Altiblock™ is Trinity’s antiblock product produced from the company’s pyrophyllite deposit in Newfoundland, Canada.
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U.S. Aragonite: Anti-microbial plastics enhancer

U.S. Aragonite Enterprises’ renewable anti-microbial Oshenite-MHP plastics performance enhancer combines Fusionite, a patented ion process technology from CMS Technology, with its Oshenite mineral to produce a product that inhibits the bacteria that cause foodborne illnesses, odors, mold, mildew, and algae in a wide range of packaging and consumer good applications.
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Eastman: Plasticizer for water-based adhesives

VersafixT plasticizer from Eastman Chemical Company is a versatile, non-phthalate plasticizer formulated to provide viscosity control, maximized low-temperature efficacy, and elasticity to water-based adhesives.
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How TPEs benefit consumers, brands and Mother Earth

Thermoplastic elastomers (TPEs) provide ease-of-use, brand differentiation and sustainability benefits, Sharon Derbyshire of PolyOne told Pack Expo 2013 attendees.
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Penford: Biopolymer additive strengthens paperboard

PenStrength, a high-performance cationic polymer from Penford Products, enhances the binding of pulp fibers to make recycled paperboard stronger, and allows manufacturers to produce premium-grade paperboard while reducing manufacturing costs.
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OMNOVA Solutions: Hollow plastic pigment

Lytron® HG80 hollow plastic pigment is designed (HPP) for coated paper, paper board and specialty applications.
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Clariant : PFOA-free greaseproof food packaging papers

An eco-friendly solution for hand-held, ready-to-eat foods, Clariant’s Cartaguard KHI is a high-performance and totally PFOA-free grease resistant additive for effective and safer grease-resistant food papers and board.

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