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Cortec Corp.: Food-grade machinery lubricant

Designed to be applied on machinery where incidental contact with food may occur without danger of food intoxication, Cortec Corporation’s CorrLube Food Grade Penetrant is a multi-purpose, light duty, non-toxic, lubricating oil that contains only USDA H-1 approved ingredients.
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Michelman, Inc: Print primer improves ink adhesion

Michelman’s Michem Flex R1924 water based primer promotes print receptivity and adhesion of UV cured inks and coatings to flexible packaging substrates and labels.
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PolyOne: Bioplasticizer eliminates phthalates

Derived from rapidly renewable feedstocks and certified to contain 99% bio-based content, PolyOne’s reFlex 300 bioplasticizer is a non-phthalate alternative that provides a one-for-one replacement for general-purpose plasticizers used in flexible vinyl formulations.
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Dow Chemical Co.: Resins for stretch wrap applications

ELITE AT high-performance resins from Dow Chemical are suitable for stretch wrap and stretch hood applications, providing processing performance while enabling enhanced toughness in a thin film structure.
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Acucote Inc: Adhesives

Acucote’s Performance Adhesive line including AC903, AC905, and AC908 is said to offer durability beyond traditional water-based systems, and can be applied to a wide variety of surfaces.
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Polyvel, Inc: Cold antifog masterbatches for polypropylene sheet extrusion

Polyvel’s VF-P05 is a new version of antifog masterbatch for use in polyolefin food packaging that is highly effective in cold applications.
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APPE: Barrier technology protects against oxygen ingress, vitamin C loss in juices

The new ActivSeal® system from APPE, the packaging division of LSB, combines excellent protection against oxygen ingress and vitamin C loss, improved clarity, and no impediment to the recycling process.
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SABIC Polymers: Cast film resin is energy efficient

Sabic’s LLDPE 430BE is a cost-effective, linear low-density polyethylene resin for cast film applications that features good mechanical properties, consistency, improved stiffness and the potential to improve line speeds.
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Ampacet Corporation : De-nesting additive provides friction reduction

Ampacet DeNestur™, a new de-nesting additive masterbatch, provides processing benefits for thermoformers and injection molders, faster line speeds and less waste for packagers and processors, and quick and easy single-serve food and beverage tray and cup separation for retail operators and consumers.


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