TARRYTOWN, N.Y., May 4, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- Paper 2.0 from Ampacet Corporation, for use in flexible plastic film, offers the visual and tactile appeal of paper with the added benefits of strength and moisture barrier properties.
"Paper 2.0 imparts the hand-crafted look of paper combined with various textural options, and all with the multi-faceted functionality of flexible film," says Linda Carroll, Ampacet Director of Global Color Insight. "The result is packaging with shelf appeal that engages the consumer."
"With paper costs at an all-time high, Paper 2.0 offers a sustainable, cost-effective alternative to paper," says Doug Brownfield, Ampacet Strategic Business and Marketing Manager. "For flexible film converters, Paper 2.0, when used as an outer layer of a multi-layer film construction, eliminates the need for secondary paper lamination processes necessary with traditional paper products and the storage demands of a bulky paper inventory."
Paper 2.0, with its unique multi-layer construction and combination of additives and resins, offers excellent printability, tear resistance, film stiffness and deadfold properties. Customization options include varied film thicknesses, textures from smooth to coarse and colors ranging from 'natural' buff and kraft paper to a multitude of hues and related special effects.
Paper 2.0 is well suited for a wide variety of applications, including shopping bags, branded and novelty tape, shipping envelopes, meat and bakery wrapping, pet food bags and stand-up food pouches. Paper 2.0 can also be used for applications such as banners, maps, menus, beverage labels, book jackets, instruction manuals and house wrap.
With 24 manufacturing sites located in 17 countries, Ampacet Corporation is a global masterbatch leader offering the broadest range of custom color, special effect, black, white and specialty additive masterbatches for molding and a multitude of other processes and applications.
The company is committed to achieving sustained growth and profitability by designing innovative, cost-effective and sustainable solutions to enhance plastics' visual appeal, functionality and performance beyond limits.
Headquartered in Tarrytown, N.Y., Ampacet Corporation employs more than 2,000 people worldwide and operates technical and color development centers and manufacturing sites throughout the Americas, Asia and Europe.
For more information, please contact Ms. Eileen Ferguson, Ampacet Sales Corporation, 660 White Plains Rd., Tarrytown, NY 10591; Tel: 914.631.6600; Email: firstname.lastname@example.org; or visit www.ampacet.com.
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