CINCINNATI, OH (August 1, 2019) – Michelman, well known as an innovator in the development of water-based barrier and functional coatings for various substrates including oriented films, paper, and foil, will present an introduction to its flagship technologies on August 1, 2019, at Sheraton Grand Shanghai Pudong Hotel, China. This year marks the first time that Michelman has attended or presented at the CPRJ Plastics in Packaging Conference & Showcase.
Wanqiang Chen, Senior Technical Specialist for Michelman China will introduce attendees to the company’s environmentally conscious solutions for the Corrugated, Folding Carton, Food Service, and Protective Packaging industries. His presentation entitled “Introduction to Sustainable Packaging” will offer attendees an overview of Michelman solutions such as overprint varnishes, print receptive primers, gas barrier coatings, extrusion primers, and slip/anti-block additives. He will discuss how Michelman coatings offer paper plates, cups, and packaging improved water barrier for perishable and frozen foods; oil and grease resistance for bakery and fast food service applications; and improved release properties for frozen meats and meals.
Rick Michelman, Chief Technology Officer and Executive Vice President, Asia, explains, “Michelman has been innovating a sustainable future for over 70 years with water-based technology.” Adds Michelman, “We are excited to introduce the Chinese market to our recyclable, repulpable, and PFAS-free coating solutions that provide alternatives to current wax, PE extrusion coating, and film lamination techniques.”
Michelman is a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, offering solutions for the coatings, printing & packaging and industrial manufacturing markets. The company’s surface additives and polymeric binders are used by leading manufacturers around the world to enhance performance attributes and add value in applications including wood and floor care products, metal and industrial coatings, paints, varnishes, inks, fibers and composites. Michelman is also well-known as an innovator in the development of barrier and functional coatings, as well as digital printing-press primers that are used in the production of consumer and industrial packaging, paper products, labels, and commercially printed materials. Michelman serves its customers with production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, product development and technical service centers in several major global markets, and a worldwide team of highly trained business development personnel.