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PRESS RELEASE: BioPad®: The Convenient Biobased Packaging Solution for Metals Protection

It is sometimes difficult for metal manufacturers to balance their goal of corrosion protection with their desire to use a worker-friendly product made from renewable resources. BioPad® makes it easy to do so with a USDA Certified Biobased Product that can be used in process, in storage, or in shipment. Corrosion Protection from a Biobased Product BioPad® is…
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PRESS RELEASE: VpCI® Film: The Metals Storage Solution That Goes Beyond Corrosion Protection

  No matter how incidental and secondary they seem, storage and warehousing are integral parts of everyday industrial activity. However, storage of metal parts and equipment presents many pitfalls due to the possibility of corrosion. In fact, proper preservation can mean the difference between millions of dollars saved versus millions of dollars lost for an asset…
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PRESS RELEASE: Using VCI Film to Take the Corrosion Concerns Out of Metals Shipment

When manufacturers package metal equipment or components and send them off to a new destination, they are putting the items at the mercy of the shipping company and the unpredictable environment through which they will pass. One serious question that should not go unanswered is whether the metals are sufficiently protected against corrosion. Fortunately, Cortec’s…
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PRESS RELEASE: Cortec® Presents Latest Packaging Innovation: CorShield® Resealable Bubble Bags Powered by Nano-VpCI®!

Innovative bubble film, made in the EU, combines surface and corrosion protection and cushioning but is still recyclable and environmentally friendly CorShield® Resealable Bubble Bags and Static Shielding Bubble Bags combine volatile corrosion inhibitors with cushioning packing bubbles to provide protection for sensitive or delicate components. The air filled bubbles offer superior protection and burst…
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PRESS RELEASE: EcoSonic® ESD Self-Seal Bubble Bags powered by Nano-VpCI®

November 1, 2022   Most ESD managers in the electronics industry understand the serious threat of electrostatic discharge to the integrity of electronic components during manufacturing, shipping, and storage. However, many do not realize that it is possible to get corrosion protection at the same time by combining ESD with VCI (Vapor Corrosion Inhibitor) film…
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PRESS RELEASE: Raising the Standard of Corrosion Protection for Routine Packaging of Metals

  When packaging metal components for shipment or storage, it is important to consider the length of time and environment to which the package will be exposed. The potential for fluctuating temperatures, humidity, and moisture condensation prompts manufacturers to routinely add desiccant pouches to absorb moisture and ideally fend off corrosion. However, this standard shipping…
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PRESS RELEASE: Cortec® Achieves 30% Post-Consumer Recycled Content in Brand-New VCI Film and Bag Formula!

August 24, 2022 Cortec® Corporation is pleased to announce the development of its latest VCI film and bag technology: CorShield® VpCI®-220E! The new formula not only offers improved corrosion protection but also includes 30% post-consumer recycled content. This is a milestone “circular economy” achievement that meets the U.S. Plastics Pact goal of reaching an average…
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PRESS RELEASE: Tired of Plastic Packaging? Get Creative with Recyclable EcoShield® Heat Sealable Paper!

July 26, 2022 Society is weary of all the plastic waste piling up from the heavy packaging demands of our consumer age. On the regulatory side, plastic bag bans, fees, or taxes are increasing and causing users to think twice about plastic packaging. These attitudes serve as an impetus for increased use of a biobased,…
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PRESS RELEASE: Recyclable Grease-Resistant VCI Paper: Choose the VpCI®-148 Advantage!

What happens when a manufacturer needs to ship a metal part and protect it from corrosion, but the shipping process does not allow removal of process oil? Surprisingly, the answer is not to automatically use VCI plastic but to consider a product like VpCI®-148 Paper—a recyclable, grease-resistant, corrosion inhibiting packaging material produced by Cortec® Corporation and available…
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Discovering Exciting New Uses for ‘Green’ Film Technology

What if using a commercially compostable film could help you not only eliminate the use of potentially polluting plastic wrap, but also give you better results? That is what one boutique industry discovered when running a trial of Cortec® Eco Works® 10 Film as part of its manufacturing process. Eco Works® 10 not only aligned with the company’s mission…
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