Sneak peak: Pack Expo Las Vegas showstoppers: Milliken

August 19, 2015

Milliken & Co. (Spartanburg, SC) will feature high-performance UltraClear polypropylene (PP) for food packaging applications at Pack Expo Las Vegas. The company will showcase at its booth (#C-2256) a wide range of thermoformed packaging applications that demonstrate UltraClear PP’s superior transparency, high heat resistance and stiffness/impact balance. In addition, the material’s low density allows for cost optimization and sustainability by using less plastic. Advanced UltraClear technology can replace traditional plastics such as polyethylene terephthalate (PET), polylactic acid (PLA) and polystyrene (PS) in food packaging, and is driving new designs with greatly enhanced consumer appeal.

“UltraClear PP is breaking new ground by surpassing conventional materials in existing applications and helping the packaging industry create lighter weight clear packaging,” said Emily Blair, Business Development Manager, Milliken & Co. “By leveraging our next-generation Millad NX 8000 clarifier to enhance the desirable attributes of PP, Milliken has set a new standard of materials excellence. UltraClear PP is becoming the most attractive choice over traditional plastics and offers brand owners new ways to meet the changing demands of consumers and the marketplace.”

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