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2024 Top Food Packaging Barrier Innovations for New Opportunities

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Thursday Apr 18, 2024

Find new opportunities in food packaging by reviewing latest barrier innovations, promising materials & technologies for enhanced product shelf-life, improved safety, easier recycling, design flexibility

In this course Donald Rosato will share industry's major innovations from past 12 months, which includes:

  • Specially developed high flowability PolyButylene Terephthalate (PBT) resins for high end specialty food barrier packaging applications
  • New stabilizer additive designed for high organoleptic stability applications that imparts low odor to polyolefin plastics.
  • Collaboration on biopolymer blends that meet proposed European (EU) compostability requirements for coffee pods and other plastic packaging.

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Donald Rosato Presented By:
Donald Rosato
Length: 90 min

Course Type: Innovation
Level: Intermediate

Next Session: Apr 18, 2024
10:00 a.m. (New York City)
4:00 p.m. (Paris)

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Why should you attend?

Many game-changing barriers innovations have been launched in the food packaging sector lately, outdating some existing technologies & opening new opportunities like using high oxygen barrier material, mineral oil migration barrier film... Join this course & you will be able to:

  1. Understand the key challenges of the food packaging industry and improve your product’s shelf-life, control its in-package atmosphere, increase food safety, reduce heavy packaging weight, enhance sustainability / minimize recycling, costs...

  2. Save time with a structured overview of latest innovations providing improved barrier protection against oxygen, moisture, mineral oil

  3. Prepare better for the future by understanding in detail how latest barrier solutions and their combination with different class of polymers (PP, PE, mLLDPE, PA, EVOH, EVA, PLA, PET...) impact the food packaging landscape.
Food Packaging: Latest Barrier Solutions

Who should attend?

R&D & Marketing professionals with a need to keep aware of latest advances in barrier technologies in the food packaging industry – from raw material producers to designers.

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Course Outline

The following sections will be covered during this session:
  1. Barrier Solutions for Food Packaging
    • Market Drivers for Barrier Food Packaging
    • Technology Trends in Barrier Food Packaging
    • Recycled Plastics Packaging Update
    • SpecialChem Materials Selector

  2. Plastic Barrier Material Advances
    • New Barrier Material Developments
    • Barrier Material Additives
    • Barrier Compostable/Sustainable Materials

  3. Barrier Packaging Process Developments
    • Flexible Film High Barrier Development
    • Rigid Packaging High Barrier Development

  4. Food Packaging Barrier Applications
    • Flexible Barrier Packaging
    • Rigid Barrier Packaging

  5. The Future in Food Packaging Barrier Technologies

  6. Major Barrier Food Packaging Players/References

  7. 30 Mins Q&A session - ask your questions directly to the expert !

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Members Reviews

Good update of the overview graph MVTR/OTR. Provided deep technical information on materials and properties used for barrier properties

Antoinette van B. , from Eastman Chemical BV

The course has given me an indication of the future behavior of the barrier industry.

Fabricio S. , from Cascades

Got access to technology I had no knowledge of. Information about biopolymers was an eye-opener !

Rajesh I. , from DIC India Ltd.

Excellent overview of multiple barrier packaging technologies and the companies that supply the services.

Kevin H. , from Avery Dennison

Nice overview of barrier packaging innovations. Time gain for us to do the same search. Thanks

Didier H. , from Eval Europe

The course gives a good overview of new and competing barrier technologies for food packaging.

Leonard D. , from Sun Chemical

The broad overview of developments that are being commercialized today was useful to me.

Steven de B. , from SABIC

Provided very good explanation of modern food packaging and barrier technology, as well as upcoming "green/sustainable" trends.

Benjamin A. , from Hewlett Packard (HP)

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