Advances in pressure sensitive labeling (PSL), cut and stack labels, and shrink label substrates were among the new technologies ExxonMobil Chemical presented at LabelExpo Asia for its range of oriented polypropylene (OPP) label application technologies.
PSL applications technolgies on display included the Label-Lyte OPP line of top-coated films and Digilyte OPP films for digital printing. Label-Lyte ROSO OPP films for roll-on-shrink-on label applications were also displayed, as well as Label-Lyte films for wrap-around, cut-and-stack label applications; and Label-Lyte OPP films for wrap-around, roll-fed/reel-fed label applications.
Local customer support is provided by ExxonMobil Chemical's Shanghai Technology Center (STC), a 27,000-sq-m facility equipped with more than 200 machines and instruments to serve customers in the fast growing China and Asia Pacific regions.
ExxonMobil Chemical's Films Business develops and manufactures a full range of specialty oriented polypropylene (OPP) films, including multilayer white opaque films, metalized films and acrylic- and PVdC-coated films for flexible packaging and labeling applications. Production plants are located in Europe (Virton, Belgium; Kerkrade, the Netherlands; and Brindisi, Italy), and North America (LaGrange, GA; Shawnee, OK; and Belleville, ON).