Packaging


Innovation with THERMOLAST® M

Innovative “BabyPyke” sunglasses with flexible frames of easy-flowing THERMOLAST® M from KRAIBURG TPE. The sunglasses feature an optimal fit for complete eye protection and hypoallergenic skin-friendliness.
(Photos: © Pyke)Using THERMOLAST® M from KRAIBURG TPE the Belgian company Pyke S.A. has developed hypoallergenic sunglasses with an extremely ergonomic design for babies and small children.

Milliken at Drinktec 2017 to highlight how its ClearShield® UV absorbers protect vitamins, plus the color and aroma of drinks in clear, transparent PET bottles

Milliken ClearShield® UV absorbers protect vitamins, plus the color and aroma of drinks in clear, transparent PET bottles.
(Photos © 2017 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR171)Ghent, Belgium – At this fall’s Drinktec 2017 trade fair in Germany, Milliken Chemical will demonstrate how its ClearShield® Colorless UV Absorbers bring value to PET packaging by effectively protecting UV-sensitive contents from degradation while maintaining the material’s clarity and transparency.

Total explores new routes for post-consumer recycled polystyrene in the circular economy world

Polystyrene containing post-consumer recycled polystyrene. 
(Photo: Total, PR028)Brussels, June 14, 2017 - Total has just completed an industrial scale test run, following a series of pilot plant trials, demonstrating the feasibility of sustainable incorporation of about 20% of post-consumer recycled polystyrene within virgin polystyrene. The trial, which was carried out on an existing production asset, successfully led to product with properties equivalent to virgin polymer.

New TPE compounds for premium lifestyle products

KRAIBURG TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST® K Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety satin surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastics, and outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch and abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility and UV-stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Amongst others, they address particular needs of premium lifestyle products.
(Photo © 2017 KRAIBURG TPE)KRAIBURG TPE has extended its portfolio of THERMOLAST® K Thermoplastic Elastomers (TPE) with a range of compounds designed to deliver velvety, satin-smooth surfaces, superior adhesion in two-component applications with polar thermoplastics and outstanding mechanical performance properties. The new materials offer high scratch and abrasion resistance, good chemical compatibility and UV-stability as well as easy processing at high injection rates. Addressing the particular needs of premium lifestyle products, they made their debut at CHINAPLAS 2017.

Clariant to highlight safe and effective materials for innovative packaging of healthcare and pharmaceutical industry at CPhI China expo

Handy Active Tubes® have built-in desiccant inside the closure and are ideal for packaging effervescent tablets or diagnostic test strips, providing physical stability as well as protection from moisture and light. 
(Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, June 7, 2017 – Clariant, a world-leader in specialty chemicals, will exhibit in the CPhI China exhibition to be held on June 20-22, 2017 at the Shanghai New International Expo Centre (SNIEC). Clariant will showcase at CPhI China, one of the most comprehensive pharmaceutical ingredient shows in the region, safe and effective materials dedicated to innovative packaging solutions for the healthcare and pharmaceutical market.

Avery Dennison appoints Noel Kasmi senior director sales for Label and Packaging Materials Europe

Noel Kasmi, senior director, sales for Label and Packaging Materials Europe.
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR358)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — June 6, 2017 — Avery Dennison announced today the appointment of Noel Kasmi as senior director, sales for Label and Packaging Materials Europe. In this role he will be part of the leadership team of Label and Graphic Materials Europe.

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