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DuPont: Peelable sealant resins

Able to protect contents such as yogurt, snacks, and dry cereals against spoilage, leakage, contamination, and tampering, DuPont’s Appeel is clean-peeling, solvent-free sealant resin that offers predictable and repeatable heat-seal strengths for easy-open flexible lidding on rigid containers.
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DuPont Packaging: On-line tool for selecting sealant

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers’ latest online modeling tool-- Sealant Selector--is designed to help packaging engineers and designers identify the most appropriate sealant and to explore new ways to handle tough sealing challenges in applications ranging from pharmaceutical packaging to meat and dairy packaging.
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DuPont Packaging: On-line modeling calculates cost of sealing solutions

DuPont Packaging’s SaVE (Sealant Value Estimator) is an online predictive modeling tool that enables brand owners and packaging converters to evaluate the total cost of flexible packaging that relies on sealing solutions to help protect the contents.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont seminars during Pack Expo

Presented under the theme “Building the Future of Packaging Together,” DuPont’s free sessions feature DuPont packaging experts delivering technical seminars at DuPont’s suite, 
N-236, in North Hall.
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DuPont Packaging: Sealant provides quick, reliable seal for resealable tubular bags

DuPont’s Surlyn®, which seals at very low temperatures to produce very high-quality seals, increases productivity during filling of resealable tubular bags on HFFS and VFFS machines.
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DuPont Packaging: Resin for peelable seals on retortable polypropylene packages

Appeel® 22D843 lidding sealant resin from DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers is pellet-blended with a polypropylene sealant resin solution to provide converters with an easy and effective way to make peelable lids for retortable polypropylene (PP) packages.
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DuPont Packaging: PLA heat-stabilizing modifier

DuPont Packaging has developed renewably sourced Biomax® Thermal 300, a proprietary heat-stabilizing modifier that allows polylactic acid (PLA) thermoformed packaging to withstand elevated temperatures during transport, storage and use.
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DuPont Packaging: Expanded renewable offerings

DuPont has expanded its renewably sourced packaging offerings to include DuPont™ Biomax® TPS thermoplastic starch and DuPont™ Biomax® PTT injection-moldable resin.
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DuPont Packaging: PLA toughener

DuPont Packaging has expanded its DuPont™ Biomax® Strong family of polymer additives to include
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DuPont Packaging: Reduced PFOA content

DuPont has announced significant progress in developing LX Platform—new high-performance products with reduced PFOA content that provide sustainable solutions to customers.
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DuPont Packaging: Resin maintains freshness

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers has launched DuPont™ Selar® VP Technology, an ionomer chemistry-based resin offering diverse performance capabilities and enhanced permeability properties for fresh food packaging.
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DuPont Packaging: PLA additive

Biomax® Strong, from DuPont is a petrochemical additive that is said to improve the toughness and reduce the brittleness of PLA materials.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: On-demand pouches

The Thermal Printmaster from About Packaging Robotics features a 300-dpi near edge printer that gives the appearance of preprinted pouches and the flexibility for on-demand printing of text, graphics, and bar codes.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Wrap for beer

DuPont offers its Cool2Go wrap, designed to be used on beer cans to keep beer colder for a longer period of time. Wrap is a thin, insulating layer, which protects beer from heat transferred from warm hands, condensation, and outside temperature.
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DuPont Packaging: Flavor-retaining resin

DuPont’s Selar® PA is an amorphous nylon barrier resin ideal for temperature- and flavor-sensitive refrigerated foods and beverages. Resin provides the oxygen and carbon dioxide barrier properties necessary to retain shelf life, yet also offers the clarity of glass with lower weight and better impact resistance.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Foil-laminate lidstock

Flexicon offers Flexi 6744, a new peelable lidstock for thermoformed cups that seals through oil and chemical contamination. Lamination is made from polyester and foil, plus a proprietary, 3-layer, coextruded sealant.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Barrier bags

The Isotech Bag from Tolas Health Care Packaging allows manufacturers to sterilize, ship, and supply large quantities of parenteral packaging components such as stoppers and vials in one flexible, high-strength bag.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Sterile medical film

DuPont’s Tyvek 1073B, Tyvek 1059B, and Tyvek 2FS microbial barrier products provide a high degree of sterilized protection for medical devices and supplies.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Table-top skin packaging machine

Serpone Packaging Systems introduces its Table Top Skin Packaging Machine, Model SMT-1824, that can be used for the production of retail carded packaging as well as industrial applications for shipping containment.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Rotary blister sealer

The SRS Series semi-automatic rotary type heat sealers from Serpone Packaging Systems are designed for medium- to higher-volume production requirements.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Recyclable food packaging

Neoplástica S.A. offers a cost-effective multilayer, heat-sealable expanded PET sheet with excellent barrier and peel properties available because of DuPont’s Bynel® adhesive resin.
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DuPont Packaging: Sealing resins

DuPont (Wilmington, DE) has added several new grades to its existing line of Appeel® sealing resins, which are said to offer better protection and cost savings for multilayer film lidding for food and medical packaging over aluminum/lacquer lids.
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DuPont Packaging: Copolymers

Elvaloy® AC ethylene copolymers are a new family of universal polymer modifiers from DuPont (Wilmington, DE) for polyolefins, polyesters, and engineering plastics.
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DuPont Packaging: Breathable shrink film overwraps

A new shrink film based on highly permeable Clysar® shrink film from DuPont (Wilmington, DE) is a heat sealable polyolefin film that is able to compete with PVC in terms of breathability.
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Desiccare, Inc: Desiccare, Inc: Desiccare, Inc: Desiccants

Designed to absorb moisture, odor, or gas, PillowPak desiccants from Desiccare (Santa Fe Springs, CA) are said to provide high levels of protection in a compact packet.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Adhesive sealant

Nucrel® AE resin from DuPont (Wilmington, DE) is said to enhance adhesion to aluminum foil and metallized film when blended into LDPE. Benefits include line-speed increases without sacrificing adhesion to foil; improvement in heat seal and hot-tack performance; and decreased process temperatures for improved taste and odor, as well as reduced emissions.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Equipment: Heat shrink sleever

CMS Machine Systems (DuPont, PA) has released the Model VF Sleever, a full-body shrink-sleeving machine capable of speeds to 600 containers/min. Machine can accommodate containers to 170 mm in dia.
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DuPont Packaging: Coating sealant

DuPont’s (Wilmington, DE) Trancend™ mid-performance extrusion coating sealant resin is designed to provide good seal and hot tack performance on foil compared to metallocene and PE.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Heat-shrink sleever

CMS Machine Systems (DuPont, PA) has released the 650 Sleever, a full-body shrink-sleeving machine capable of speeds to 650 cpm. Made of stainless steel, the compact machine can be integrated into existing lines and accepts containers to 170 mm in dia.
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DuPont Packaging: Ethylene resins

New line of Elvaloy® AC resins from DuPont (Wilmington, DE) includes ethylene methyl acrylate (EMA), ethylene ethyl acrylate (EEA), and ethylene butyl acrylate (EBA) copolymers.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Cap liner compounds

DuPont Packaging (Wilmington, DE) and Teknor Apex (Pawtucket, RI) have teamed to develop, manufacture, and market cap liner compounds. By combining DuPont’s polymer offerings with Teknor’s custom compounding technology for cap liners, the result will provide new solutions for packaging producers in the food and beverage industries.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Performance brochures

DuPont Tyvek® (Wilmington, DE) has introduced 2 brochures. “The High-Performance Protection of Tyvek” details Tyvek’s benefits for industrial, military and secondary packaging.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Pharmaceutical medical packaging

From Pactiv (Lake Forest, IL) comes a PE-based bottom web material that heat-seals to uncoated DuPont Tyvek®2FS and permits easy-peel opening. Especially suitable for thermoformed or non-formed packages used in the pharmaceutical industry or by makers of medical instruments.
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DuPont Packaging: Shrink films

DuPont (Wilmington, DE) has developed new, high-performance Clysar® Gold Series shrink films that offer improvements on its existing Clysar technology.
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DuPont Packaging: Container resins

Two new PET resins have been developed by DuPont (Wilmington, DE). Laser+®E is a polymer for extrusion blow molding containers for food packaging.
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Markem-Imaje: Markem-Imaje: Markem-Imaje: Thermal-transfer ribbon

Markem (Keene, NH) has introduced its 3710 Series black thermal-transfer ribbon for use with its Smart Date product line. It’s said to provide improved print quality when printing on rough substrates such as frozen foods and pharmaceutical applications.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Barrier films

A line of forming and nonforming rollstock for the meat processing industry is available from Inovpack (Totowa, NJ). The blown coextruded film contains nylon and DuPont’s (Wilmington, DE) Surlyn® among its 5 proprietary layers.
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DuPont Packaging: Polyester film

Melinex® 832 polyester film integrates back-side, cold-seal release properties right into the film coating. From DuPont (Wilmington, DE), it is a 2-sided, chemically pretreated polyester film.
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DuPont Packaging: Multipacking film

DuPont (Wilmington, DE) and French company Ceisa have introduced EasyUp® film for multipacking of bottles, cans, brick packs and most other primary packages.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: "squeeze-close" pouch

International Molded Packaging's (Lead, SD) Versa-Pack Pouch opens and closes in a "can purse" action when its sides are squeezed. It is sealed shut with a zipper reclosure.
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Desiccare, Inc: Desiccare, Inc: Desiccare, Inc: Desiccant pouches

Desiccare's (Santa Fe Springs, CA) PillowPak line of desiccants includes pharmaceutical-grade desiccants, making them appropriate for medical diagnostics, pharmaceuticals, food products and vitamins.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Label rollstock

Through a joint marketing agreement, DuPont, Fasson and Dunsirn Industries (Neenah, WI) are offering new p-s Tyvek® Brillion(TM) rollstock featuring Fasson S730 adhesive and easy-to-release liner.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Aqueous plate system

Cyrel® aqueous-processible plate for narrow-web printing is offered by DuPont Cyrel Packaging Graphics Products (Wilmington, DE). Plates are said to be print-ready in about an hour.
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DuPont Packaging: Liner sealants

A new family of Surlyn® liner sealants from DuPont Packaging (Wilmington, DE) is for dry snack food packaging films. The sealant, which is available in seven different grades, is targeted for use in coextruded films for vertical and horizontal f/f/s applications.
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Shrink film

DuPont (Wilmington, DE) Clysar® ABL shrink film is a clear, biaxially oriented, heat-shrinkable, linear low/ultra low-density polyolefin film.
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Bell-Mark Corp.: Bell-Mark Corp.: Bell-Mark Corp.: Bell-Mark Corp.: Bell-Mark Corp.: Thermal-transfer ribbons

Bell-Mark's (Pine Brook, NJ) range of direct thermal-transfer ribbons is suitable for all direct thermal coders and printers such as Smart Date, Open Date, Jaguar and Bell-Mark's Easy Print.
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DuPont Packaging: Barrier film

A new barrier film, made with nylon and a new grade of DuPont (Wilmington, DE) Surlyn® packaging resin, was developed by Italian converter Alcom Srl (Campogalliano, Italy).
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DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: DuPont Packaging: Desiccant packaging

Phoenix Health Care Products (Milwaukee, WI) has been licensed by DuPont to provide a new 1025B Tyvek® for desiccant packaging. Tyvek 1025B is a thin, spun-bonded polyolefin with a base fiber of HDPE that retains a high degree of strength and puncture resistance.
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DuPont Packaging: Paper for tags and labels

DuPont (Wilmington, DE) has introduced its Nomex® paper for computer imprintable tags and labels. The paper was designed for bar-code-readable print quality applications and for use with thermal transfer, dot matrix and laser printing.
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DuPont Packaging: High-performance ionomer

For use in blown and cast film applications, Surlyn® 2601 by DuPont (Wilmington, DE) is a high-performance version of ionomer workhorse grade Surlyn 1601.
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Biodegradable polyester

DuPont Films (Wilmington, DE) has introduced a hydro/biodegradable polyester that is said to decompose without harm to the soil or environment. A modified PET polymer, Biomax can be made into fibers, films or resins, and has a melting point of around 200°C.
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Heat seal technology

Perfecseal (Philadelphia, PA) has introduced PerfecFlex(TM) CPT (Clean-Peel Transfer) heat sealant. This new polymeric material can be laminated to or extrusion-coated onto a variety of films.
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Shrink film

Improved Clysar HP shrink film from DuPont Packaging (Wilmington, DE) is said to be a more forgiving film, meaning that it can withstand a broader thermal range in both sealers and tunnels.
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Autoclavable/ETO bags

Fisher Container (Evanston, IL) has developed Precision Clean® Breather Bags for the pharmaceutical and medical device markets. Made of 50% DuPont Tyvek® and 50% Precision Clean® HD (HDPE), the bags are processed in a Class 10 clean room for sterility.
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Low-energy PE shrink film

DuPont (Wilmington, DE) has added a low-energy PE film to its family of Clysar shrink films. Clysar LE is a multi-layer, cross-linked film with good toughness, elasticity, optical properties and high available shrinkage.
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Skin packaging film

Flex-O-Glass (Chicago, IL) has developed a coextruded film for skin packaging called MS78-CXO1. Made of the company's Sur-Flex®, a DuPont Surlyn®-based film, the coextruded film has a non-wet finish.
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N-ionomer

Blending a small percentage of DuPont's (Wilmington, DE) Surlyn® N-ionomer into EVOH while reducing the EVOH's ethylene content optimizes processability without lowering barrier properties.
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Modified EVOH

Improved barrier layers in multilayer packaging structures can now be achieved by modifying EVOH with Surlyn® AM 7926 or Selar® PA UX 2034 from DuPont Packaging and Industrial Polymers (Wilmington, DE).
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Low-friction surface chain

Falcon Belting's (Oklahoma City, OK) patented new C-17 chain uses LFS(TM) (low friction surface) technology to permit products to slide along a conveyor line with fewer lockups and less product damage.
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Pouches for sterilization

TPF-0562 film pouches from Tolas Health Care Packaging (Feasterville, PA) are made of PE and DuPont's Tyvek® to create a high-performance alternative to conventional autoclavable packaging.
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Aseptic pouch filler

DuPont (Whitby, Ont., Canada) has added the DA4000 aseptic pouch filler to its line of pouch packaging fillers. The DA4000 can package beverages and liquid foods in sizes ranging from 200 ml to more than 2L at up to 6ꯠ L/hr.
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Digital flexo proof

DuPont's (Wilmington, DE) "Cyrel" digital proof system offers converters an accurate tool to control and predict flexo color early in the prepress process.
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Skin packaging resin

DuPont's (Wilmington, DE) Surlyn® HP 2000 is a new ionomer resin engineered for skin packaging large, heavy objects for visual carded display.
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Poultry tray packs

DuPont's (Wilmington, DE) Clysar® poultry tray packaging system includes Clysar RS500 shrink film, the RS510 conversion kit for modify- ing existing Ossid 500 tray packaging equipment, and a hot water shrink tunnel that minimizes print distortion.
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Gamma-ray resistance

DuPont's (Wilmington, DE) metallized PVDC-coated Mylar XM MC1T and MC2 polyester films are now available with a gamma-ray resistance feature. An excellent barrier to oxygen, moisture, light, flavor and odor, applications include sterile packaging of medical supplies and aseptic packaging of oxygen-sensitive foods, such as juices, purees and pastes.