The flexible packaging industry is large market with a wide range of segments and products. The primary function of packaging materials is to protect the product from physical-, chemical and microbiological deterioration.
Continuous change of people lifestyle, push masterbatch- and film manufacturers into innovation and developments of new concepts. Food packaging takes herein a major role as high demanding segment, often searching for exceptional properties.
Flexible packaging is produced either by blown-, cast or orientation process. To fulfill all consumer needs, often primary packaging materials are converted by lamination, extrusion coating, etc. into a final product.
Flexible packaging became a key element for product differentiation by its appearance. The wide type of packaging materials in combination with all kind of printing techniques allows the creation of a unique product.
Schulman serve the flexible packaging with following masterbatches :
- POLYWHITE® - Titanium dioxide
- POLYBLAK® - Carbon black
- POLYBATCH® - Functional additives
- PAPERMATCH ®- Synthetic paper
- POLYCOLOR® - transparent & opaque colors