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New High Barrier Polyester Reduces PET Packaging Impact on Environment: Solvay/Husky

Published on 2017-09-12. Author : SpecialChem

Sustainable Packaging Solutions for PET Bottle
Sustainable Packaging Solutions for PET Bottle
Solvay Specialty Polymers, in partnership with Husky Injection Molding Systems, is launching Verian™ High Barrier Polyester (HBP). The new polymer Verian™ HBP:
  • Is a recyclable innovative line of high-performance polymers that will enable a new generation of sustainable packaging solutions for polyethylene terephthalate (PET) bottles and films. 
  • Expands Solvay’s portfolio of specialty polymers for barrier packaging.

Robust Sustainable Packaging Solutions

Augusto Di Donfrancesco, President Solvay’s Specialty Polymers GBU, said:
“Working together with Husky, the development of Verian™ HBP highlights our robust capability to design cutting-edge and game-changing products and technology that will play a major role in high performing sustainable packaging solutions of the future.”

Live Demo at Drinktec 2017

Solvay/Husky Partnership
At the Drinktec 2017 tradeshow, Husky (Hall A4, Booth 338) is running a HyPET® HPP5 fully integrated preform manufacturing system and is demonstrating its ability to process Solvay’s Verian™ HBP for a 17gm carbonated soft drink application. By combining the benefits of its high-performing HyPET® HPP5 platform with an advanced melt delivery system and highly sophisticated controls, Husky’s Multi-Layer Technology delivers all-new capability that enables the most precise distribution of Verian™ HBP within a Multi-Layer preform.

Reducing PET Packaging Impact on Environment

John Galt, Husky’s President and CEO, said:
“We are excited about our partnership with Solvay and the potential that Verian™ HBP presents in minimizing the impact PET packaging has on the environment. We believe this development will open new growth opportunities for the next generation of high performance engineered PET packages, while ensuring compatibility with existing recycling streams.”

Verian™ is a trademark of Solvay.
HyPET® is a registered trademark of Husky Injection Molding Systems Ltd.

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Source: Solvay Specialty Polymers
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