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Film resins for food

Exxon Chemical (Houston, TX) announced that its new modified PP film resins have been approved for use in direct contact with fatty food. Previously known as HP3, OPPERA® resins are for use in oriented, cast and shrink film monolayer and multilayer constructions.

Exxon claims that compared to conventional PP, OPPERA resins provide barrier improvements of greater than 40% in MVTR, 70% in OTR and 50% in stiffness, as well as enhanced clarity and aroma barrier characteristics.

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