PolyOne Barrier Technologies Enable Sustainability and Recyclability in Packaging
May 3, 2018
According to leading market research firms, in-demand barrier technologies affect not only shelf life, but also brand integrity, product aesthetics, lightweighting, and ultimately, recyclability.
Lactra SX is an outstanding example. This technology protects light-sensitive dairy products such as ultra-pasteurized milk and protein-enhanced yogurts from photo-induced degradation by providing 99.99% UV and visible-light blocking. In addition, it allows design-friendly, single-layer PET containers to perform on par with multi-layer bottles and laminate paperboard cartons, requiring less material and reducing production waste for increased sustainability. For this reason, Lactra SX was recently awarded the China Sustainable Packaging Award 2017 from M.
"Our packaging customers are continually seeking novel ways to improve recyclability and increase sustainability, while maintaining or extending product protection and shelf life," said
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