PMS Enjoys Working with DuPont
Turkish company PMS is now realising and exploiting the processing, performance and business benefits of DuPont Appeel.
Appeel is a lidding sealant resin that offers controllable heat-seal strengths for easy, clean peeling when used on CPET, APET, PP, polystyrene, PVC and PE rigid containers for food, medical and industrial packaging. It also seals over a wide temperature range for easy processing with a variety of substrates, including foil, OPP, OPET and paper.
The packaging that PMS has developed comprises two parts; an LDPE top web incorporating the sealant and a bottom web made from DuPont Tyvek. PMS was originally using a sealant that had a much narrower activation-temperature range and, as result, was facing seal-related quality issues in the early warm-up phases of production runs. However, after significant research and in-depth collaboration with DuPont, PMS is now seeing significantly lower rejection rates thanks to the wider temperature processing window offered by Appeel. In addition to the costs saved in the production process, another major result of this collaboration is PMS’s new found ability to export to a much wider worldwide market.
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