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Performance Polymers for Stretch Hood Packaging by ExxonMobil at CHINAPLAS 2017

Published on 2017-05-10. Author : SpecialChem

SHANGHAI -- ExxonMobil and Han King Plastic Machinery Co. Ltd. are collaborating at CHINAPLAS to demonstrate how the combination of Exceed™ and Vistamaxx™ performance polymers, with 5-layer coextrusion blown film technology is being used to produce a high-performance stretch hood packaging solution. The 90 micron stretch hood solution is being demonstrated at the Han King booth (8.1D21).

ExxonMobil at CHINAPLAS 2017
ExxonMobil at CHINAPLAS 2017

Efficient Production of Films


Olivier Lorge, global market development manager, ExxonMobil Chemical, said:
“Film converters are always looking for ways to efficiently produce high-quality films and this combination of performance polymers and quality equipment delivers a solution that meets those needs. Using Exceed and Vistamaxx enables the production of a stretch hood film that not only offers effective product protection, but creates opportunities for high packaging line speeds and the potential to reduce costs.”

Benefits of Stretch Hood Packaging


The film offers the seal strength and hot-tack, tears and puncture resistance, as well as the ability to tailor the holding force to deliver economic benefits and improved protection for palletized goods. Providing secure load stability during transportation from the factory floor to retail outlets and homes, this stretch hood packaging solution can reduce the amount of damaged and returned goods.

The high clarity of the film promotes effective brand visibility in retail outlets, easy bar code reading and excellent quality control.

Applications


Stretch hood films are well-suited for palletized applications that include beverages, packaged food and bottled goods, household appliances, building products packed in bags like sand, cement, packaging materials, and paper.

About ExxonMobil Chemical


ExxonMobil Chemical is one of the largest chemical companies in the world. The company holds leadership positions in some of the largest-volume and highest-growth commodity chemical products. ExxonMobil Chemical has manufacturing capacity in every major region of the world, serving large and growing markets. More than 90 percent of the company’s chemical capacity is integrated with ExxonMobil refineries or natural gas processing plants.

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Source: ExxonMobil Chemical
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