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
Water-based sizing solutions designed to optimize interfacial adhesion in composites using carbon fiber.
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Plastic is often the best option for packaging due to its light weight and high barrier, helping avoid food waste.
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These groundbreaking new in-line primers feature wide substrate compatibility and superior runnability to help simplify press room management.
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Matt Adler will expand our strategic relationship with HP Indigo Digital Press owners & digital printing value chain stakeholders.
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Michelman is a global company with offices in the Americas, Asia and Europe.
Located all over the world, Michelman distribution partners have the expertise to help you win.
CINCINNATI, OH (March 18, 2014) – Michelman will be showcasing many of its top brands of coatings for corrugated packaging applications in Booth 1F44 at the SinoCorrugated South show, April 10-12, 2014, in Guangdong Dongguan, China. They will be exhibiting with their respected distributor Kelly Chemical Corporation.
Michelman’s water-based solutions are recyclable and repulpable and produce a variety of desired attributes on corrugated packaging.
Michem® Coat is selected primarily for its resistance to oil and grease, while offering a number of other benefits including release and both coldset and hot melt gluability.
Coating X300™ is chosen for its ability to produce both water resistance and release. It is also non-abrasive and hot melt gluable.
VaporCoat® locks out water, and reduces the transmission of water vapor (MVTR). It can be used for moisture retention on the interior surface, or on the exterior to prevent moisture penetration into the container. It is also used to reduce oil migration.
Nomar® is commonly used on the inside of corrugated packaging and shipping containers to protect packaged goods from abrasion caused by the packaging itself.
RustBan® is a vapor corrosion inhibitor (VCI) and is applied directly on the inside of corrugated packaging, eliminating the need to place corrosible metal parts into secondary VCI-treated bags or wrappings.
SofTak® is an easy-to-apply coating that increases the angle of skid of paper to 30-45 degrees. It is often used on tier sheets between layers of palletized loads, preventing slippage and shifting.
MaxWhite™, Hydrowhite™ and ColorCoat™ are used to produce white or colors and enhance the appearance of corrugated packaging.
About MichelmanMichelman is a global developer of water-based barrier and functional coatings for flexible film packaging, paperboard, and corrugated cartons; and water-based surface modifiers, additives and polymers for numerous industries including wood and floor care, industrial coatings, inks, fibers, composites, and construction products. Michelman serves its multinational and regional customers with production facilities in the U.S., Europe and Singapore, a technical service laboratory and offices in Shanghai, China, and a worldwide network of highly trained field technical support personnel.
About Kelly ChemicalKelly Chemical Corporation was established in 1965 and initially begun as a producer of specialty colorants. Today Kelly Chemical Corp. is a manufacturer and distributor, consisting of an Export Arm in Colorants and Functional Resins as well as an Import Arm in additives, surface technology and specialty chemicals. They serve the following industries: Paint, Ink, Adhesives, Plastic, Latex, Construction, Wood Coating, Surface Treatment, Electronics, Packages, Lubricants and the many other niche areas.