Choosing the right adhesive is key for flexible packaging applications.
November 3, 2016
Food safety has long been a concern for packaging material manufacturers and the packaging and food industry. In addition to plasticizers and mineral oils, special attention has to be paid to primary aromatic amines (PAAs). Dennis Bankmann, Ph.D., Product Development, Loctite Liofol Europe, Henkel AG & Co. KGaA, explains where risks exist in flexible packaging and what steps the packaging and food industry can take to ensure highest safety.
The packaging marketplace has a clear need for more functionality in barrier technologies that can provide varying degrees of preservation and protection for many substrates used in food and other packaging.