DuPont Packaging | News Archive 2012

Take the Mystery Out of Selecting the Right Packaging SealantPackaging engineers and designers can identify the most appropriate sealant and to explore new ways to handle tough sealing challenges with the help of our latest modeling tool. » Learn more about the Sealant Selector 

New Nine-Layer Film Line Enhances DuPont Packaging Prototype CapabilitiesThe addition of a pilot-scale, nine-layer blown film line at DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers’ application development laboratory in Wilmington expands its ability to help packaging customers bring innovation to market quickly and cost effectively. » New Nine-Layer Blown Film Line at DuPont 

DuPont Packaging Announces Call for Entries for 25th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation
WILMINGTON, Del. - Oct. 25, 2012 - We are pleased to announce the call for entries for the 25th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation, the industry's longest running, independently judged competition.  Deadline for entries is February 28, 2013. » Call for Entries | 25th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation 

Sustainability Challenges Cost as Packaging Industry’s Top Challenge in Coming Years
WILMINGTON, Del. - Oct. 24, 2012 - While today’s packaging professional is focused on cost, performance and food safety/security, sustainability will replace cost as a dominant trend in 10 years, according to a study done by Packaging World and DuPont. Food safety/security is and will remain a top trend, respondents say. » Packaging Survey 2012 

Newest Online Modeling Tool Simplifies Tie Layer Selection 
WILMINGTON, Del., June 18, 2012 - The second in a series of online predictive modeling tools from DuPont Packaging promises - DuPont Tie Resin Selector Tool - simplifies tie-layer material selection, a critical step in multilayer packaging design. » DuPont Tie Resin Selector Tool

 
Packaging That Reduces Food Waste Captures Top DuPont Packaging Award
WILMINGTON, Del. - May 10, 2012 - Several leading brands - Heinz, Kraft, Pepepridge Farm, Cadbury and Unilever - took home diamond, gold or silver awards in the 24th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation » . . . and the award goes to . .
 
DuPont Launches Amine-Free Antistat for Film at NPE - International Plastics Showcase 
BRABRAND, Denmark, March 13, 2012 - A new amine-free antistat solution for BOPP (bi-axially oriented polypropylene) and PP (polypropylene) film delivers a unique combination that helps ensure safer chemistry for food packaging.  The new product - GRINDSTED® AR100 – will be featured in DuPont Booth #35013. » Meeting Demand for Safer Chemistry in Food Packaging 
 
Innovation Centers Bring Science-Powered Innovations Even Closer to the MarketWILMINGTON, Del., May 21, 2012 - DuPont Innovation Centers are designed to connect customers, strategic partners and academics with more than 9,500 DuPont scientists and engineers. » DuPont presents modest version of Innovation Centers at NPE 2012 
 
DuPont Invites Collaboration at NPE - International Plastics ShowcaseWILMINGTON, Del., - Feb. 14, 2012 - Several leading DuPont materials science businesses will join forces at the upcoming National Plastics Expo in Orlando, April 1-5 in Booth #35013, to showcase sustainable solutions that deliver performance. » Sustainability or Performance – Choose Both - NPE 2012 
 
Protective Packaging Featuring DuPont™ Surlyn® Conserves Energy; Reduces Waste, CostNEU-ISENBURG, Germany, Feb. 1, 2012 - DuPont™ Surlyn®, a highly-transparent packaging polymer, and specially modified skin packaging equipment form the basis of this new technology designed to protect susceptible, three-dimensional component surfaces. » Skin packaging for Miele washing machine components 
 
Entry Deadline for 2012 DuPont Awards Fast ApproachingWILMINGTON, Del., Jan. 19, 2012 - Time is running out to enter the 24th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation.  Deadline for entries is February 24, 2012. » 24th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation | Entry Deadline Nears