Michelman, a global developer and manufacturer of environmentally friendly advanced materials for the industry, offering solutions for the coatings, printing and packaging and industrial manufacturing markets, is participating in Pamex for the first time. Pamex 2020 is scheduled at Bombay Exhibition Centre in Mumbai from 6 to 9 January.
At the show, the company is displaying its range of PE replacement coatings, which offer oil and grease resistance, water repellence and heat-sealing properties. Michelman will also talk about its barrier coatings that give oxygen and moisture barrier to a substrate.
“Our coatings are FDA approved for direct food contact, which make it ideal for the food industry,” a company spokesperson said.
At Pamex 2020, Michelman aims to meet packaging customers, brand owners, food service industries, converters, etc. from the offset and paper market.
Commenting on the reasons for participating in Pamex for the first time, the spokesperson said that the expo is one of the biggest events in the paper and printing industry.
“It is the first time we are exhibiting at Pamex, and we look forward to connect with our potential customers and give them an overview of all the products that we offer and the work we do at Michelman Innovation Centre for Coatings (MICC). We help brand owners and converters to develop recyclable packaging solutions with our coatings,” the spokesperson said.
The MICC was inaugurated in January 2018, with the aim to serve the needs of the Indian market to allow for fast and efficient development of sustainable packaging solutions. It has a range of testing equipment like Mocons for OTR/MTVR testing, Gelbo tester, allows for hot tack testing, etc., Gelbo testing and has an ultrasonic stirrer. Although equipped with 4 Mocons for OTR/MTVR testing, the centerpiece is a dual-station pilot coater laminator that allows brand owners, converters, film manufacturers and packaging manufacturers to test new concepts without stopping their production lines.