Dow Adhesives in the Spotlight at drupa 2012

Press release from the issuing company

Dow Performance Packaging will be introducing a new bio-based compostable ADCOTE and two solventless MOR-FREE adhesives at DRUPA 2012, taking place from May 3 to 16 in Düsseldorf. In addition, Dow’s commitment to innovation and technical excellence will come to life with a demonstration of the MOR-FREE L715A+C102 solventless adhesive on one of the laminating lines on the stand of Nordmeccanica SpA.

Representatives of Dow will be available during the show to discuss the new adhesives designed to provide high performance features that enable faster lamination processing and increased food safety. There will also be an opportunity to explore emerging trends in the packaging industry and learn more about Dow’s combined offering of adhesives and plastics for a wide variety of applications.

The new bio-based compostable ADCOTE adhesive extends the ADCOTE range of solventbased laminating adhesives for general to high performance packaging solutions for printing applications as well as food, medical and industrial packaging, combining performance and sustainability.

When speed, safety and performance are key requirements, Dow fast cure laminating adhesives fulfill these needs by delivering an innovative and flexible solution for food packaging applications. MOR-FREE L Series Solventless Laminating Adhesives are 100% solid, bi-component polyurethane adhesive systems that help address a wide variety of application functionalities with a single adhesive system. They offer converters lower total system costs and brand owners an opportunity to gain advanced performance benefits in a variety of flexible food packaging, ranging from basic dry goods to more complex and demanding structures.

Daily demonstrations of the MOR-FREE L715A+C102 adhesive solution will run on the Nordmeccanica SpA production line at 10:30 and 14:30 (Hall 15, Stand B42).

For more information on Dow’s presence at DRUPA 2012, do not hesitate to visit the following website: http://client.dow.com/DRUPA2012

For more information about Dow’s combined adhesives and plastics offering, please visit: www.dowperformanceplastics.com.


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