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Michelman to Focus on Sustainable Barrier and Functional Coating Technologies at ACCCSA 2018

Michelman, a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, will exhibit at ACCCSA 2018 where the company will introduce visitors to its sustainable barrier and functional coating technologies formulated for corrugated, folding carton, and converted paper applications. With a focus on lifecycle management for circular economy initiatives, Michelman offers water-based solutions that are compostable, recyclable, renewable and repulpable.

“We take a collaborative approach in developing truly innovative and sustainable solutions,” said John Hurban, Vice President & Managing Director for Michelman Americas. “By collaborating with a network of key partners up and down the value chain, we’re able to accelerate speed-to-market for all stakeholders. For example, we work closely with paper mills to do paper evaluation and performance testing. We work with converters on new technologies and customized structures. And we work with brand owners and consumer products groups to develop and understand sustainable packaging solutions. This approach has resulted in innovative and highly effective coating technologies that have become go-to solutions for many leading companies around the globe. At this year’s ACCCSA event, we look forward to discussing our approach with attendees, and showing our commitment to the Latin American market.”

Highlighted products will include some of the most trusted brand names in the industry including Michem® Coat that acts as a grease barrier and prevents staining, HydraBan® and VaporCoat® for water vapor and moisture resistance, and Nomar®, and ThermaGloss® for temperature and scratch resistance.