Dow Europe GmbH of Horgen at virtual.drupa in Düsseldorf -- drupa - April 20 to 23, 2021 - Messe Düsseldorf
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Dow Europe GmbH

Bachtobelstr. 3, 8810 Horgen
Switzerland
Telephone +41 44 7283671
Fax +41 44 7283026
info@dow.com

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Izzat Midani

EMEA Marketing Manager Adhesives

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+971 55 1007232

Email
iamidani@dow.com

Daniele Vinci

Technical Service & Development Scientist

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+41 44 7282 641

Email
dvinci@dow.com

Uta Uenal

Senior Business Communications & Media Manager

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+41 44 728 3671

Email
uuenal@dow.com

Vincenzo D'Ignoti

Associate Scientist Technical Service & Development

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22 Apr 2021

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10:40 - 11:10

Websession: Latest innovation in packaging lamination from Dow

Join us to learn more about Dow's latest innovations in lamination adhesives, where we will discuss the latest trends & drivers in the industry, walk you through our newest addition to the ADCOTE™ High Solids platform, and our latest MOR-FREE™ co-reactant tackling medium performance applications.

Your direct link to Dow's websession:
https://events.drupa.de/de/veranstaltung/latest-innovation-in-packaging-lamination-from-dow

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Our range of products

Product categories

  • 05  materials
  • 05.09  Adhesives and glues
  • 05.09.020  Hotmelts (EVA, PA, PO)
  • 05  materials
  • 05.09  Adhesives and glues
  • 05.09.030  Polyurethane (PUR) adhesives
  • 05  materials
  • 05.09  Adhesives and glues
  • 05.09.040  Solvent-based adhesives

Our products

Product category: Foils, polyethylene (PE)

Sustainable Packaging

Can we move forward by circling back?

Sustainability. Its become more than a buzzword. Its the lens through which we view practically everything these days. Its how we help customers create their packaging. We even have a name for it: Design for recyclability. It means considering every aspect of a packages life in relationship to our environment and in our drive to a circular economy. Were not there yet, but were closing gaps every day. And we love to share our passion, and our progress.

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Product category: Hotmelts (EVA, PA, PO)

ADCOTE™ 37 P 295 E Water-Borne Adhesive

A water borne heat seal coating based on EVA formulated to seal to polyester, polyethylene and polypropylene films, foil, etc.

Uses:
  • Food packaging
  • Non-food packaging

Benefits:
  • VOC Free
Properties
These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

Typical Properties
Flame Retardant: No
Functionality: Adhesive
Type: Heat Seal Coating
UV Resistance: No

ADCOTE™ 37P295 E Heat Seal Coating is a water-based dispersion based on EVA-copolymer resin.

It can be applied to PETP, HDPE, OPP, (HI) PS, foil, etc. to give peelable seals. However, the main application is in the paper converting industry like IML, coffee labeling, and skin packaging. The coating is block resistant until above 45°C; seal starts at 95°C.

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Product category: Solvent-based adhesives

ADCOTE™ 675A Solvent-Borne Adhesive

Adhesive system with a variety of applications including soap, cosmetic, pharmaceutical, and medical packaging as well as aggressive fill food stuffs, hot fill, and boil-in bag.

Properties
These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

Typical Properties
Flame Retardant: No
Functionality: Adhesive
Type: Solvent-Based Adhesive
UV Resistance: No

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Product category: Solvent-based adhesives

ADCOTE™ 775A Solvent-Borne Adhesive

Adhesive system for wet lamination suggested substrates include metalized films, oriented polyamide film, polyester, treated polyethylene and polypropylene, and structures containing aluminium

Properties
These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

Typical Properties
Flame Retardant: No
Functionality: Adhesive
Type: Solvent-Based Adhesive
UV Resistance: No

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Product category: Foils, polyethylene (PE)

Strong sealant performance

AFFINITY™ Polyolefin Plastomers offer excellent sealability, great abuse resistance, and brilliant optics. It translates into advanced sealant performance for just about any packaging application – meats, cheeses, fresh-cut produce, dry foods, even flowable material pouches.

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Product category: Foils, polyethylene (PE)

ELITE™ 5230GC Enhanced Polyethylene Resin

A linear low density metallocene copolymer produced by INSITE Technology, processable in cast film mono- and coextrusion equipment designed for polyethylene.

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Product category: Foils, polyethylene (PE)

ELITE™ AT 6111 Enhanced Polyethylene Resin

A linear low density ethylene copolymer produced by INSITE Technology, processable in cast film mono- and coextrusion equipment designed for polyethylene.

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Product category: Polyurethane (PUR) adhesives

MOR-FREE™ ELM 415A Solventless Adhesives

MOR-FREE™ ELM 415A Adhesive / CR 88-554 Coreactant is a solventless two-component polyurethane adhesive system being processed at 50-60°
The combination is suitable for the lamination of printed and non-printed films such as cellophane, PE, PP, PVdC and acrylic coated films, BOPP, PA, PETP, APET with superior bond to metalized films and aluminium foils

The combination is a high viscosity adhesive, especially developed for the production of laminates where after a very short time, aromatic amines should not be detectable in the migrate anymore.

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Product category: Polyurethane (PUR) adhesives

MOR-FREE™ L PLUS 1 Solventless Adhesives

The product is a solvent-free, 100% solid, two component polyurethane adhesive system. It is suitable for laminating polyester, polyethylene, foil, printed and non-printed films such as PE, BOPP, PP, PETP and PA, and other packaging polyolefin films as well as metallized films. It offers good clarity and moderate heat and chemical resistance.

Uses:
  • Food and non-food packaging
  • Laminating polyester
  • Polyethylene
  • Foil
  • Printed and non-printed filmsPE
  • BOPP
  • PP
  • PETP
  • PA
  • Other packaging polyolefin films
  • Metallized films
Benefits:
  • 100% solids adhesive
  • Good clarity
  • Moderate heat and chemical resistance
Properties
These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

Typical Properties
Flame Retardant: No
Functionality: Adhesive
Type: Solvent-Less Adhesive
UV Resistance: No

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Product category: Polyurethane (PUR) adhesives

MOR-FREE™ L 75-300 Solventless Adhesives

The product is a solvent-free, 100% solid, two component polyurethane adhesive system. It is suitable for laminating polyester, polyethylene, and other packaging polyolefin films including LDPE to LDPE, OPP to OPP and OPP to LDPE, as well as nylon, aluminum, and metallized films. It offers good clarity and moderate heat and chemical resistance.

Uses:
  • Food and non-food packaging
  • Laminating polyester
  • Polyethylene
  • Other packaging polyolefin films including LDPE to LDPE, OPP to OPP and OPP to LDPE
  • Nylon
  • Aluminum
  • Metallized films
Benefits:
  • 100% solids adhesive
  • Good Clarity
  • Moderate heat and chemical resistance
Properties
These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

Typical Properties
Flame Retardant: No
Functionality: Adhesive
Type: Solvent-Less Adhesive
UV ResistanceNo

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Product category: Foils, polyethylene (PE)

ROBOND™ L-350 Water-Borne Adhesive

It is two-component, VOC free and waterborne adhesive for laminating flexible substrates with high clarity, lower nip temperature and low foam.

Uses:
  • Snack food
  • Dry food
  • Powder detergent
Benefits:
  • VOC free adhesive
  • High clarity
  • Low foam
Properties
These values are not intended for use in preparing specifications.

Typical Properties
Functionality: Adhesive
Type: Water-Based Adhesive

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Company news

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16 Mar 2021

Dow earns SEAL Environmental Initiative Award for new recyclable packaging design with Kashi, Berry Global

Companies recognized for collaborating to create high-performance, recyclable flexible food packaging for Kashi's Bear Naked granola products


MIDLAND
, Mich. -February 19, 2021 - Dow (NYSE: Dow), Kashi and Berry Global are winners of the 2020 SEAL Environmental Initiative Award for their collaboration to create the first fully recyclable flexible barrier pouch available nationally for Kashi's Bear Naked brand granola.

The SEAL (Sustainability, Environmental Achievement & Leadership) Awards honored the companies for their teamwork to create the new packaging structure, recyclable at over 18,000 retail locations nationwide as part of the U.S. store drop-off program.

"This award recognizes the hard work of everyone involved at Dow, Berry Global and Kashi who contributed to creating this breakthrough recyclable packaging at a national scale," said Nestor de Mattos, North America commercial vice president, Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics (P&SP). "This is one of many Dow initiatives to promote sustainability, reduce plastic waste and ensure that plastics find their way back into the supply chain instead of into the environment."

The recyclable Bear Naked granola packaging is made with Dow's RETAIN™ polymer modifiers, which compatibilize the barrier EVOH layer with polyethylene to create a film that qualifies for the Sustainable Packaging Coalitions How2Recycle® label. The design also features a high-performance sealant for fast-paced production line speeds that produce hermetically sealed packaging.

Dow helps brand owners and converters bring circularity to new product and packaging designs, working to maintain plastics' critical value from creation to disposal. Consumer demand for sustainability drives new collaborations for Dow with the companys customers for cost-effective, high-performance recyclable packaging.

"We believe that every plastic package and product should be designed to be recyclable," said Ashley Leidolf, North America end-use marketing manager, Dow P&SP. "We work closely with our partners to bring new, innovative technologies to market to unlock sustainability opportunities for our customers, brands and end-users."
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About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Companys ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high-growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

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16 Mar 2021

Dow and Henkel bring sustainability to hot melt adhesives

New AFFINITY™ RE is one of the first bio-based high-performance polyolefin elastomers on the market

HORGEN, Switzerland - February 11, 2020 - Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business division of Dow (NYSE: DOW), announces the expansion of its high-performance AFFINITY™ GA polyolefin elastomers (POE) with the launch of bio-based AFFINITY™ RE. This solution has enabled Dow customer Henkel's Technomelt SUPRA ECO line to achieve another milestone in both companies sustainability goals.

Climate change is among the greatest technical, social, and economic issues the world is currently facing. That is why reducing the carbon footprint is more vital than ever. As consumers demand more sustainable solutions from suppliers and brands, AFFINITY™ RE offers an alternative to fossil fuel-based products and can help to reduce the carbon footprint whilst delivering the same well-known performance as the entire AFFINITY™ GA range. To achieve this, AFFINITY™ RE is made using bio-based feedstock such as tall oil - a by-product created by the paper-milling industry and ultimately sourced from sustainably managed forests. This whole process is certified on a mass balance basis by the International Sustainability & Carbon Certification (ISCC).

"Consumers expect more sustainability from the products they use, and packaging is no exception. We want to support the industry to not just meet consumer expectations but to proactively set ever higher sustainability ambitions," said Imran Munshi, Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics consumer marketing manager for Europe, the Middle East and Africa. "At Dow we were proud to be embarking on a journey towards greater sustainability alongside an innovative customer such as Henkel."

"Consumers, brand owners, regulators and the industry are demanding change. The use of bio based material in consumer goods and packaging has been identified as an important driver for sustainable sourcing and lever to reduce environmental footprint. With a leading position in sustainable solutions, Henkel has anticipated these demands and believes in the necessity of driving change within the industry. This can only be achieved through close collaboration with industry partners along the value chain," said Jenna Koenneke, Global Head of Market Strategy for Consumer Good Adhesives at Henkel. "When the opportunity came to work with Dow to bring to life this sustainable solution, we saw it as a chance and a responsibility towards the industry and consumers to offer the best quality adhesive for their packaging with the lowest environmental impact through our new Technomelt SUPRA ECO range."

The AFFINITY™ RE range consists of three grades with 100% bio-based content on a mass balance basis to optimize the carbon footprint of hot melt adhesives.
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About Dow Packaging & Specialty Plastics

Packaging and Specialty Plastics (P&SP), a business unit of Dow (NYSE: DOW), combines core strengths of R&D, worldwide reach, broad product lines and industry expertise to deliver high-performing technologies for end use markets in food packaging, personal hygiene, infrastructure, consumer goods and transportation. P&SP is one of the worlds largest producers of polyethylene resins, functional polymers, and adhesives, and enabled by Pack Studios, is a leading innovator and collaborator across the value chain on sustainable application development and circular economy life-cycle design for plastics. www.dowpackaging.com

About Dow

Dow (NYSE: DOW) combines global breadth, asset integration and scale, focused innovation and leading business positions to achieve profitable growth. The Companys ambition is to become the most innovative, customer centric, inclusive and sustainable materials science company, with a purpose to deliver a sustainable future for the world through our materials science expertise and collaboration with our partners. Dow's portfolio of plastics, industrial intermediates, coatings and silicones businesses delivers a broad range of differentiated science-based products and solutions for its customers in high growth market segments, such as packaging, infrastructure, mobility and consumer care. Dow operates 106 manufacturing sites in 31 countries and employs approximately 35,700 people. Dow delivered sales of approximately $39 billion in 2020. References to Dow or the Company mean Dow Inc. and its subsidiaries. For more information, please visit www.dow.com or follow @DowNewsroom on Twitter.

About Henkel

Henkel operates globally with a well-balanced and diversified portfolio. The company holds leading positions with its three business units in both industrial and consumer businesses thanks to strong brands, innovations and technologies. Henkel Adhesive Technologies is the global leader in the adhesives market - across all industry segments worldwide. In its Laundry & Home Care and Beauty Care businesses, Henkel holds leading positions in many markets and categories around the world. Founded in 1876, Henkel looks back on more than 140 years of success. In 2019, Henkel reported sales of more than 20 billion euros and adjusted operating profit of more than 3.2 billion euros. Henkel employs more than 52,000 people globally - a passionate and highly diverse team, united by a strong company culture, a common purpose to create sustainable value, and shared values. As a recognized leader in sustainability, Henkel holds top positions in many international indices and rankings. Henkel's preferred shares are listed in the German stock index DAX. For more information, please visit www.henkel.com.

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About us

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Developing materials for better, more sustainable packaging.

You shouldn’t have to decide between performance or sustainability when designing packaging. Your packaging needs to do its job. And be good for the planet.

Let’s work together to deliver high-performance sustainable packaging.
From polyethylene resins to adhesives to polymer modifiers, we are here to support your total package.

Put our materials to work for your packaging needs to:

Keep foods safe, with packaging designed for recyclability
Protect goods during storage and distribution, using less material
Maintain a sterile environment for pharmaceuticals and medical devices
Achieve design freedom for cosmetic packaging that shines

Company data

Sales volume > 500 Mio US $
Number of employees > 5000
Foundation 1897

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