Modex 2012: New, earth-friendly specialty foam products featured
Lew Smith, Global Product Line Director, and Jaime Shackleford, Product Line Manager for Sealed Air (Booth 2709) show off some of the company’s new protective foam packaging lines.
February 06, 2012 - MMH Editorial
Responding to increased demand for sustainable packaging alternatives—and to support sustainability initiatives—Sealed Air (Booth 2709) launched the three foam lines made of recycled resin yesterday: EthafoamMRC (with 100% pre-consumer content), Ethafoam HRC (with 65% recycled content), and Stratocell RC (with 60% content) foams.
The lines are ideal for packaging and shipping products such as electronics, automotive parts and hardware.
Comprised of finer cell polyethylene, Ethafoam Synergy foam features lower abrasion risk and is offered in a variety of colors for improved aesthetic appeal. Useful for applications including case insert, tool control and automotive dunnage, the foam is made of non-crosslinked polyethylene material for improved sustainability and simplified fabrication. It also has anti-static properties for use with sensitive electronics.
Cellu-Cushion Excell specialty foam also debuted. Developed with die-cut technology, the foam features a pattern of apertures that allows it to expand to twice its original width while enhancing the foam’s cushioning properties. Classified as a number four low-density polyethylene (LDPE) material, it can also be recycled.
Modex 2012 is scheduled to be held February 6-9, 2012 in Atlanta’s Georgia World Congress Center. The tradeshow will showcase the latest manufacturing, distribution and supply chain solutions in the material handling and logistics industry. Modern’s complete Modex 2012 coverage.
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