CINCINNATI, OH (August 29, 2018) – Michelman is excited to introduce attendees at the 7th Speciality Films and Flexible Packaging Global Summit 2018 to the Michelman Innovation Centre for Coatings (MICC) and its mission to develop integrated solutions that help the packaging value chain comply with Plastic Waste Management and other, ever-intensifying environmental regulations.
“At the MICC, we provide the packaging industry with all the tools necessary to innovate in a dynamic and evolving flexible packaging market,” said Mr. Shailesh Nema, Vice President and Managing Director at Michelman India. “We are currently helping companies comply with Plastic Waste Management and other regulations by offering coating innovations that allow for mono-material package applications.”
The MICC, located at Michelman India’s Mumbai offices, is a sustainable packaging incubator strategically designed to serve the needs of India and its surrounding markets to allow for fast, efficient development of sustainable packaging solutions. Through a combination of dedicated materials and application labs; ample opportunity for collaborative innovation; and an infusion of water-based technology, all members of the packaging value chain have access to the tools needed to achieve innovative and sustainable solutions for the natural environment and their business.
With significant investments in world-class talent, state-of-the-art equipment for testing and prototyping, along with proven, water-based technologies, the MICC has helped companies produce compliant solutions for numerous packaging applications including edible oils, frozen and refrigerated foods, lightweight dry foods, and many other mono-material applications.
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.