Inline & offline digital printing primers certified for use with HP Indigo presses.
Water-based overprint coatings increase durability and enhance the look & feel of inkjet-printed materials.
High-performance primers for inkjet that improve print quality & ink adhesion on film & paper.
Advanced materials designed to enhance the performance and processing of agricultural products.
Recyclable water-based coatings that confer high barrier to paper-based packaging and wraps.
Enhancing composite performance through optimized fiber-polymer interface adhesion
Sizing solutions designed for use in the manufacturing of glass fiber, carbon fiber and natural fiber.
News (Wednesday, 9 June 2021)
Dr. Rick Michelman will become President & CEO on January 1, 2022, and Steve Shifman will assume the role of Executive Chairman.
News (Thursday, 27 May 2021)
Michelman announces new distribution agreement with Omya to be the exclusive distributor of Michelman surface modifiers and wax emulsions in Canada.
News (Thursday, 13 May 2021)
Michelman UV overprint varnish strengtheners allow HP Indigo digitally-printed labels to endure harsh environments during packing and transport.
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NurtureYield® waterborne formulation additives improve flow and planting behavior of seeds; processing and controlled release in fertilizers; and shelf life of harvested produce.
Michelman technologies offer optimum protection, durability, and surface qualities in a wide array of architectural and special purpose coatings.
Primers and OPVs each play different roles in the digital production environment, but together they provide printed material with water resistance, chemical resistance, scratch resistance, and thermal resistance. They also increase gamut, prevent colors from fading, and enable greater customization.
Michem® Flex flexible packaging primers, topcoats, and barrier and heat seal coatings provide ease of converting, increased protection and enhanced shelf appeal.
ProHere®, Michem®, and other specialty brand solutions for factory-applied and field-applied protective coatings on metal, concrete, wood or plastic.
Michem® additives that add critical qualities in graphic arts applications – block, rub, and water resistance, with gloss control.
Recyclable & Repulpable Barrier & Functional Paper Coatings
Licomer® system of polymer dispersions and wax emulsions for the care and maintenance of high traffic surfaces in flooring, automotive, furniture, and soft goods applications.
Michelman products make composites stronger by tailoring the surface chemistry of reinforcement fibers to the chemistry of the matrix resin.
Achieving Advanced Form and Function Through Fiber Surface Optimization