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“Make it. Use it. Save it.”

May 19
10:15 2014

HORGEN, SWITZERLAND – May 8, 2014 – Dow’s presence at Interpack 2014 on May 8-14 in Düsseldorf, Germany focused on the theme, “Make it. Use it. Save it.” Visitors were invited to explore these topics at the Dow cube where they displayed numerous products, presented a series of informative PackTalks, and provided an interactive space to discuss specific packaging needs.

Visitors saw this theme in action as Dow showcases their ability to help make lighter, stronger, more cost effective packaging, develop consumer friendly and easy to use packaging, and focus on solutions to save natural resources, reduce food waste, and contribute to a more sustainable environment.

“At Dow we see ourselves at the heart of packaging”, explains Dana Mosora, value chain and sustainability leader. “Our global footprint with manufacturing facilities across the world and commitment to investing in R&D helps us deliver high-class technologies to support the evolving needs of our customers”.

Dow exhibited a number of recent technologies and innovations including:

  • PacXpert™ Packaging Technology:  is an innovative technology that enables the transition from larger traditional rigid containers to flexible packaging options. The distinctive flexible stand-up pouch is durable, lightweight, and cost effective. While flexible, the cubeshaped package is shelf stable and can stand equally well upright or on its side.Other key design attributes include:
    • Integrated durable handles that offer easy handling and
    precision pouring
    • Re-closable cap and different fitment options for a variety of
    dispensing and re-closing options
    • Potential for eye-catching shelf appeal with broad billboard
    space; graphic design options include four printable sides,
    see-through windows
    • Structures that enable increased product yield by reducing
    content waste
    Available in a range of sizes (1L – 20L), the innovative packages
    made possible through PacXpert™ Packaging Technology hold
    the potential for use in numerous household, institutional, and
    industrial applications.*
  • ELITE™ Advanced Technology 6401 Enhanced Polyethylene: A new addition for packaging applications including liquid detergents, pet food, milk and oil allowing packs to be sealed quicker with higher seal integrity.
  • MOR-FREE™ Low Monomer adhesives: new solventless laminating adhesives offering faster PAA/NCO decay to meet food legislation requirements quicker, keep a safer work environment and improve converting efficiency and cost.

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