JG Summit Petrochemical Corporation (JGSPC) held EVALENE®: Innovative Solutions for High Performance Rigid Packaging seminar on October 13, 2017 at SMX Convention Center, Mall of Asia Complex, Pasay City.
The seminar offered a unique networking opportunity that brought together partners, converters and brand owners from various industries in the rigid packaging segment. The seminar featured five presentations from industry speakers on relevant trends, developments, technology and innovations specifically improving aesthetics, productivity in Polyethylene (PE) and Polypropylene (PP) rigid packaging and new developments in high barrier packaging. The speakers represented various stakeholders in the rigid packaging value chain, from raw material suppliers such as Milliken Asia Pte. Ltd. and Kuraray Asia Pacific Pte. Ltd, and equipment vendor Shunde Kautex Plastics Technology Co. Ltd.
The highlight of the seminar was presented by Ms. Elsie David, JGSPG’s AVP for Products, Innovations and Customer Solutions entitled “Next Generation EVALENE® Resins for High Performance Rigid Packaging”. New EVALENE® product offerings were discussed to primarily address the market’s need for sustainable, cost-effective and innovative packaging materials, these are EVALENE® HB09521 for medium size blow molded containers (10-50 liters capacity), EVALENE® HJ04551 for low temperature pallet applications and EVALENE® PHJ6001 for thin wall packaging applications. These new products are expected to drive development in fast-cycle lightweight packaging and barrier packaging for longer product shelf life.
The forum provided a lively interaction between speakers and fellow participants on the latest raw materials, technology and market trends and its significant impact on branding and consumer preferences. Seminars as such this is part of JGSPC’s thrust in leading the path of innovation and providing solutions to evolving customer requirements for enhanced consumer appeal, experience, convenience and product protection.