Michelman to Focus on Sustainable Barrier and Functional Coating Technologies at ACCCSA 2018

CINCINNATI, OH (September 5, 2018) – Michelman, a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, will exhibit at ACCCSA 2018 where the company will introduce visitors to its sustainable barrier and functional coating technologies formulated for corrugated, folding carton, and converted paper applications. With a focus on lifecycle management for circular economy initiatives, Michelman offers water-based solutions that are compostable, recyclable, renewable and repulpable.

“We take a collaborative approach in developing truly innovative and sustainable solutions,” said John Hurban, Vice President & Managing Director for Michelman Americas. “By collaborating with a network of key partners up and down the value chain, we’re able to accelerate speed-to-market for all stakeholders. For example, we work closely with paper mills to do paper evaluation and performance testing. We work with converters on new technologies and customized structures. And we work with brand owners and consumer products groups to develop and understand sustainable packaging solutions. This approach has resulted in innovative and highly effective coating technologies that have become go-to solutions for many leading companies around the globe. At this year’s ACCCSA event, we look forward to discussing our approach with attendees, and showing our commitment to the Latin American market.”

Highlighted products will include some of the most trusted brand names in the industry including Michem® Coat that acts as a grease barrier and prevents staining, HydraBan® and VaporCoat® for water vapor and moisture resistance, and Nomar®, and ThermaGloss® for temperature and scratch resistance.

38 Convención y Exposición Internacional ACCCSA Bogotá 2018 (ACCCSA 2018) will be held September 11-13, 2018 in Bogotá, Colombia. Michelman will exhibit in booth #36.

About Michelman

Michelman is a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for industry, offering solutions for the coatings, printing & packaging and industrial manufacturing markets. The company’s surface additives and polymeric binders are used by leading manufacturers around the world to enhance performance attributes and add value in applications including wood and floor care products, metal and industrial coatings, paints, varnishes, inks, fibers and composites. Michelman is also well-known as an innovator in the development of barrier and functional coatings, as well as digital printing press primers that are used in the production of consumer and industrial packaging and paper products, labels, and commercially printed materials. Michelman serves its customers with production facilities in North America, Europe and Asia, product development and technical service centers in several major global markets, and a worldwide team of highly trained business development personnel.