Packaging


Clariant introduces pioneering Humitector Type 2 Non-Reversible Humidity Indicator Cards for SMD Dry Packing at Semicon Taiwan 

Humitector Type 2 non-reversible humidity indicator card with Desi Pak desiccant in dry pack configuration for moisture sensitive surface mount devices. (Photo: Clariant)Shanghai, August 21, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, delivers a new level of moisture-exposure assurance to surface mount suppliers and device manufacturers in the Far East, with the regional debut of the first Type 2 non-reversible humidity indicator card for dry packing – Humitector Type 2 – at Semicon Taiwan (Booth I-2823).

Milliken & Company Announces Leadership Transition

Milliken Names Halsey Cook as Next President and CEO.
(Photo © 2018 Milliken & Company, all rights reserved, MKPR189)Ghent, Belgium – Milliken & Company’s board of directors is pleased to announce the appointment of Halsey M. Cook Jr. as president and CEO effective September 1, 2018. J. Harold Chandler will return to his role as chair of the board of directors.

DSM and APK cooperate on recycling multilayer food packaging films

DSM and APK cooperate on recycling multilayer food packaging films. 
(Photo: DSM Engineering Plastics: DSMPR512)Royal DSM, a global science-based company active in health, nutrition and sustainable living, together with APK, are leading the way in taking the next step to increase the sustainable benefits of multilayer food packaging films. Beyond the primary function of reducing food waste, the products are now also recyclable via APK’s new recycling route.

Clariant ColorForward® 2019 Inspires Mold-Texture Specialist

Clariant ColorForward 2019 Inspires Mold-Texture Specialist. 
(Photo: Clariant)Muttenz, July 17, 2018 – Clariant, a world leader in specialty chemicals, announces the completion of a collaborative project with Pel Plastic srl, an Italian company specialized in mold texturing and surface design. Inspired by the 2019 edition ColorForward, Clariant’s color trend forecasting tool, Pel Plastic decided to experiment with a radically different approach to product design.

Archroma celebrates opening of Global Competence Center for Whiteness

Archroma’s CEO Alexander Wessels (3rd from left) inaugurates the new Global Competence Center for Whiteness in Prat, near Barcelona, Spain, on July 5, 2018, together with OBA specialist team (left to right) David Atkinson, Gabriel Martinez, Edna Trullas, Fabienne Schneider and Andrew Jackson. (Photo: Archroma)Reinach, Switzerland, 12 July 2018 - Archroma, a global leader in color and specialty chemicals towards sustainable solutions, has officially inaugurated its new Global Competence Center for Whiteness in Prat, near Barcelona, Spain.

Avery Dennison shortlisted for Label Industry Global Awards 2018

Avery Dennison shortlisted for Label Industry Global Awards 2018. 
(Photo: Avery Dennison, PR398)OEGSTGEEST, the Netherlands — July 11, 2018 — Shortlisted as one of three finalists, Avery Dennison received the nomination for its recent introduction of a Sustainability Procurement Program, a collaborative evaluation platform providing sustainability ratings and performance improvement tools for the company’s global supply chain. The program rates suppliers in four key areas of activity: environmental, fair business, supply chain, and labor practice. The program’s overall objective is to engage suppliers in a continuous improvement process related to sustainability.

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