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NEWS ALERT: ‘Dissolve’ Application Problems with EcoSol® Water-Soluble Film!

Cortec® EcoSol® is a heat sealable PVOH (polyvinyl alcohol) film that can be made into water soluble pouches or bags for a variety of products and purposes. When placed in water at room temperature, it dissolves within minutes, releasing the EcoSol® pouch contents into the target environment for mixing or cleaning. It can be a great packaging option…
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NEWS ALERT: Looking for a ‘Greener’ Alternative to Shrink Wrap? Try EcoShrink™!

Today’s environmental perspective is forcing us to reexamine our approach to packaging. Is there a way to reduce the amount of plastic waste we are generating, especially when it comes to plastic pollution? EcoShrink™ is one of the products that is offering answers to these questions. As a certified commercially compostable shrink wrap, it can be…
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NEWS ALERT: Know Your VCI Film and Bag Options

  The main purpose of VCI films and bags is to protect metals from corrosion. While the reason is simple, the options are many. Knowing what VCI Film and Bag varieties are available under the Cortec® VpCI® quality brand name will help you leverage this form of protection to the best advantage for each specific application. Different…
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NEWS ALERT: ‘Circular Economy’ Opportunities with Cortec® Films

When it comes to plastics packaging, Cortec’s “circular economy” opportunities fall into two main categories: recycling and composting. Both seek to repurpose old products into useful new material. Both are great ways for end users to jump into the “circular economy” and improve their environmental footprint! Recycling Partnership Cortec® Advanced Films (CAF) and EcoCortec® offer customers in the…
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NEWS ALERT: Custom Sizes and Perfs to Meet Your VCI Paper Needs

August 2, 2022 When it comes to applying VCI paper to prevent rust, the possible variations are endless—whether using a long narrow strip to emit protective vapors in a box, a square sheet to wrap metal parts, or a wide sheet for interleaving! Whatever the VCI paper application, Cortec® Corporation is ready to support these and many other…
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NEWS ALERT: When to Integrate VCI Paper Into Your Corrosion Solution

July 27, 2022 With more than 400 products, Cortec® Corporation is well prepared to provide a corrosion solution for a wide range of applications. VCI film and paper are among its extremely versatile flagship, staple products. Cortec® leverages these and many other technologies to create “integrated solutions” that cater to the needs of the specific corrosion prevention…
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NEWS ALERT: Cortec’s Portfolio of USDA Certified Biobased Papers Present Renewable Packaging Options

Do you ever wonder if there’s a viable biobased packaging alternative to plastic packaging? Cortec’s portfolio of USDA Certified Biobased Product papers is a great place to turn when looking for renewable, recyclable corrosion inhibiting and moisture and grease resistant papers. Here is a brief description of qualified Cortec® paper products. VCI Paper for Rust Prevention…
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A VCI Stretch Wrap Solution for Corrosion-Prone and Static-Sensitive Packaging Applications

Stretch film is great for packaging and unitizing loads in almost any industry. However, it can present a challenge when it comes to palletizing electronics or explosives for shipment or warehouse storage. Fortunately, EcoSonic® VpCI® Static Dissipative Stretch Film addresses two critical concerns that may arise. One problem is that stretch wrap naturally generates static under the…
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Running Out of Storage Space? Explore Outdoor Storage Solutions with VpCI®-126 HP UV Shrink Film

Storage space can be hard to come by in warehouses or manufacturing facilities. This is especially true for manufacturers who have thousands of engine components that must be built ahead or molders who need extra space to store tooling and dies. VpCI®-126 HP UV Shrink Film gives you the option of expanding storage outdoors while…
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