Adhesives


Avery Dennison achieves another market first by receiving HDPE recycling endorsement from RecyClass for its films portfolio

Avery Dennison achieves another market first by receiving HDPE recycling endorsement from RecyClass for its films portfolio. 
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR457)In a market first, RecyClass has approved products from Avery Dennison’s film portfolio for complying with HDPE recycling guidelines. Label producers and brand owners across the home and personal care and food sectors will benefit from this accomplishment, which can help them increase recycling rates.

Taking hygiene measures to prevent hospital-acquired infections:
A case study at the University Hospital Basel confirms the high effectiveness of an antimicrobial coating on adhesive films

Treated Sanitized® PURZON060B adhesive film by Hexis S.A.S.
(Photo: HEXIS S.A.S. / SANITIZED AG, PR037) In a clinical study that lasted several months, the effectiveness of antimicrobial treated surfaces against hospital pathogens was examined under real-life conditions at the University Hospital Basel in Switzerland. The research team, headed by Prof. Dr. Andreas Widmer and Dr. R. Frei, confirmed that the Sanitized® treated adhesive film developed jointly with Hexis S.A.S. has 98 % effectiveness against microbes. The results were first published in the peer-reviewed scientific journal “Antimicrobial Resistance & Infection Control”. The study was supported by Innosuisse, the Swiss Innovation Agency.

Avery Dennison’s WB0030 wash-off adhesive has been approved by Returpack and Infinitum for PET bottle recycling

Avery Dennison’s WB0030 wash-off adhesive has been approved by Returpack and Infinitum for PET bottle recycling. (Photo: Avery Dennison, PR456)In Scandinavia, demand for labels that enable PET recycling is growing and new regulations are prioritizing this type of packaging over glass. However, labeling technology for PET beverage bottles must follow guidelines established by the bottle deposit systems Returpack in Sweden and Infinitum in Norway.

Clariant announces additive price increases

ClariantEffective immediately, Clariant will increase the prices of its additives by up to 25%.

VPF uses Mondi's world-first sustainable release liners for their labels

VPF uses Mondi's world-first sustainable release liners for their labels. 
(Photo: Mondi, PR186)Leading global packaging and paper group Mondi has partnered with German manufacturer VPF, an expert in self-adhesive materials and coatings, to create the world’s first sustainable release liner range made from recycled paper.

Avery Dennison releases latest CleanFlake™ label materials

Avery Dennison releases latest CleanFlake™ label materials. (Photo: Avery Dennison, PR454)What began as a breakthrough solution for PET plastic bottles can now make PET packages in a range of markets more recyclable: today Avery Dennison announced the latest iteration of its award-winning CleanFlake filmic label materials, which are now suitable for PET packaging in food, home and personal care and other segments in addition to beverages.

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