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Toray Launches UV-stabilized Polyester Film for Outdoor Label Applications

SpecialChem / Aug 19, 2011

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., the only United States manufacturer of precision-performance polypropylene, polyester, and bio-based films for packaging and industrial applications, introduces Lumirror® U65V UV-stabilized polyester film for use as an over-laminate film to protect labels and products against the effects of UV damage. Lumirror U65V film offers excellent UV protection for outdoor label applications, prevents fading and yellowing, and maintains marking quality and film clarity.

Polyester Film

Label messages, graphics, and logos remain legible, clearly defined, and colorful, ensuring brand integrity and maximizing the effectiveness of the label for conveying information. In addition, U65V film's surface properties provide outstanding handling and effective coating, improving converting efficiency. Labels made with U65V film may be applied to pumps, ladders, lawnmowers, industrial power tools, automobiles and parts, and agricultural equipment, among other outdoor consumer and industrial items.

"Labels are an extremely important communications tool," says Milan Moscaritolo, Senior Director of Sales, Toray Plastics (America), Inc. "Equipment manufacturers require reliable film materials to help protect critical information including instructions and bar codes, as well as maintain the brand's identity. Lumirror U65V film is an ideal choice for the end user and the converter who want to create and protect a high-quality finished label product."

About Toray Plastics (America), Inc.

Toray Plastics (America), Inc., is one of leading manufacturers of polyester, polypropylene, and bio-based films for flexible and rigid packaging, lidding, graphic, industrial, optical, and electronic applications. The company is a subsidiary of Toray Industries, Inc., one of the world leaders in synthetic fibers and textiles, carbon fibers, plastics, chemicals, pharmaceuticals, and high-performance films, which has annual sales exceeding US$19 billion.

Source: Toray Plastics (America), Inc.

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