MINNEAPOLIS, Jan. 21, 2016 /PRNewswire/ -- The Valspar Corporation announced that its Packaging division has launched a new website to spotlight its valPure® non-BPA product line of coatings for light metal packaging. Valspar is the global leader in non-BPA* coatings, and valPure is the brand name for Valspar's next-generation high-performance non-BPA coating solutions.
"The valPure website showcases the expansion of our extensive light metal packaging product portfolio in the non-BPA arena," said Paul Krueger, global marketing director - Food Packaging Coatings. "The site provides customers with coatings options to address changing regulatory requirements and consumer preferences. We'll continue to update it as we launch new technology platforms."
Specifically engineered to support the sustainability of the can, valPure delivers the performance characteristics customers demand for their most complex packaging processes and designs. The valPure family of products includes coatings for most light metal packaging container applications. The website features Valspar's product development protocol — Safety by Design™— and its non-BPA coating offerings based on polyester and acrylic technology platforms.
Valspar is the leader in the industry with more than 170 patents, including 49 non-BPA patents and 28 non-BPA regulatory approvals in the U.S. alone – five times more than the nearest competitor. valPure non-BPA coating for beverage ends is the only non-BPA coating approved by can makers and brand owners, giving Valspar 100% market share in the beverage ends market. Currently, there are more than 18 billion containers in the market coated with Valspar's valPure non-BPA linings.
Valspar is the largest metal packaging coatings solutions provider in the world. Across all of Valspar's packaging solutions, the company adds value to can makers, end makers and brand owners through its technology leadership, regulatory expertise and best-in-class technical service. With 60 locations in over 30 countries, Valspar provides complete packaging solutions to reduce costs, improve performance and protect the quality of brands and products.
For more information about Valspar Packaging, visit www.valsparpackaging.com.
*non-BPA: this designation indicates that the coating technology is based on polymeric components that are not directly derived from Bisphenol A.
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Valspar is a global leader in the coatings industry providing customers with innovative, high-quality products and value-added services. Our 11,000 employees worldwide deliver advanced coatings solutions with best-in-class appearance, performance, protection and sustainability to customers in more than 100 countries. Valspar offers a broad range of superior coatings products for the consumer market, and highly-engineered solutions for the construction, industrial, packaging and transportation markets. Founded in 1806, Valspar is headquartered in Minneapolis. Valspar's reported net sales in fiscal 2015 were $4.4 billion and its shares are traded on the New York Stock Exchange (symbol: VAL). For more information, visit www.valspar.com and follow @valspar on Twitter.
SOURCE Valspar Corporation