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Celanese to Present EVA-based Innovation for Flexible Packaging at Flex Pack Con

Published on 2016-10-06. Author : SpecialChem

DALLAS & MEMPHIS, Tenn -- Celanese Corporation will present its Ateva® ExtruBond™ ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) at the 2016 Flex Pack Con to meet the growing need for stronger, more advanced extrusion coating materials for food packaging and other applications. The event will take place on October 9-12 in Memphis, Tenn.

Expert Presentation on Ateva® ExtruBond

Celanese at Flex Pack Con
Celanese at Flex Pack Con
Celanese developed this material using a combination of unique polymer properties, deep technical expertise and regulatory knowledge to create a polymer that is equally safe to package and preserve food, film or tubing. This new polymer technology proves in extensive customer testing to increase line speeds and dramatically improve adhesion during the extrusion coating process for a stronger, more reliable bond.

Manufacturers can use various grades of this latest flexible packaging and thermal lamination polymer to package food, for packaging lids, and for document lamination and gift cards. An expert presentation at the 2016 Flex Pack Con will highlight various application uses.

Expert Presentation:

 Improved Strength and Adhesion: New EVA Material Developments for Thermal Lamination and Flexible Packaging Applications
 Monday, October 10, 2016
 9:30-10:00 a.m. local time
 Scott Weber, Application Development and Technical Service Engineer, Celanese

For customers using this material, Celanese provides technical expertise, processing assistance and regulatory support from proof-of-concept throughout the product development process to commercialization.

About Celanese

Celanese Corporation is a global technology leader in the production of differentiated chemistry solutions and specialty materials used in most major industries and consumer applications. Our two complementary business cores, Acetyl Chain and Materials Solutions, use the full breadth of Celanese’s global chemistry, technology and business expertise to create value for our customers and the corporation. As we partner with our customers to solve their most critical business needs, we strive to make a positive impact on our communities and the world through The Celanese Foundation. Based in Dallas, Celanese employs approximately 7,000 employees worldwide and had 2015 net sales of $5.7 billion.

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Source: Celanese
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