Henkel reports that the solvent-free adhesives and coatings of the RE range are suitable for recycling and bonding of recycled plastic films.
December 12, 2019
With its new RE range that is “designed for recycling,” Henkel reports that it is introducing adhesives and coatings that both improve the recyclability of flexible packaging and make it possible to use recycled content in new packaging.
According to BASF, the new white oil-based defoamer demonstrates excellent and persistent defoaming efficiency, excellent compatibility across acrylic PSA systems, and good oil-slick resistance during storage for adhesive formulations.
November 19, 2019
BASF recently introduced the new Foamaster WO 2360 defoamer, which is reportedly compliant with major food contact regulations.
Eastman’s new cellulose esters reportedly meet requirements for use in certain food contact applications under regulations of the U.S. Food and Drug Administration (21 CFR), European Commission (Regulation 10/2011), and the Swiss Ordinance on Materials & Articles in Contact with Food (SR 817.023.21).
October 24, 2019
Eastman recently announced the launch of a new portfolio of 13 cellulose esters for use in food contact applications such as inks, adhesives, tapes and labels, and internal can and other coatings.
The expansion of the foodservice industry, along with the emergence of “takeaway” and “grab-and-go” services, will continue to provide potential growth prospects for the compostable foodservice packaging market.
August 23, 2019
Worldwide sales of compostable foodservice packaging reached approximately 6,400 tons worth $16.7 million in 2018; the market is projected to grow at a CAGR of around 5% through 2029.
According to Jowat, the products feature high renewable raw materials content, which provides high efficiency and cleanliness during processing while facilitating recyclable bonds according to the German packaging law.
August 20, 2019
Jowat recently announced the launch of its new Jowatherm® GROW product range, comprising bio-based hot melts for the environmentally compatible bonding of packaging.
In addition to its non-water whitening performance, H.B. Fuller reports that Fulltak SE 8116 delivers good peel and tack performance on various substrates, such as polypropylene (PP) and polyethylene terephthalate (PET).
August 14, 2019
H.B. Fuller recently announced the forthcoming launch of its new Fulltak™ SE 8116, a water-based acrylic adhesive that offers non-water whitening performance for the no-label look.