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PRESS RELEASE: How to Prevent Rust in Long-Term Storage and Shipping with BioPad®

    The age-old problem of how to prevent rust on metals is a big concern for manufacturers who must ship metal parts around the world or store them for long periods. While there are many tools and technologies available, one helpful material that Cortec® Corporation has developed is BioPad®, a USDA Certified Biobased Product that is…
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PRESS RELEASE: Metal Preservation 101 for Manufacturers

Preservation of metals is not just something that is needed when mothballing an industrial facility. It is also important for manufacturers of metal parts and equipment that must be like-new when the end user puts them into service. Keeping these vulnerable metals rust-free in uncontrolled environments for unknown durations is challenging, but it does not…
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PRESS RELEASE: Commercially Compostable VCI Film Brings Corrosion Protection ‘Back to Nature’!

  What if plastic packaging could go back to nature once it was used-not only for organics waste, but also for specialty rust preventative packaging? That is what Cortec® seeks to do with Eco-Corr Film® as a viable option for manufacturers who want to “go green” and reduce plastic pollution while preventing rust on metal. Rust Prevention and…
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PRESS RELEASE: Cortec® Corporation – the only VCI Company Listed in Growing Metals Packaging Market Study!

Comprehensive study of the Metals Packaging Market was conducted by Harness Global, worldwide statistical surveying and business counseling firm that gives business insight arrangements to worldwide ventures. As mentioned in the report “Global Metal Packaging market has shown strong growth and is expected to reach US$205 billion by 2028”. In the study, Cortec® Corporation is…
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PRESS RELEASE: Cortec® Heat Sealable Paper for Dunnage Bag System Using Recycled Boxes

In an age of online shopping and mass production, distribution centers are on the rise. Naturally, the amount of packaging is also increasing, and a practical solution is needed to close the loop on recycling so much waste. One major tool distribution company in the U.S. Midwest has found its own “circular economy” answer to…
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PRESS RELEASE: New, Patented, High Technology VpCI® Inhibiting Film with High Post-Consumer Recycled Content!

Cortec® is proud to announce the launch of a new version of its proprietary VpCI®-126 Film Technology. VpCI®-126 PCR corrosion inhibiting film has been developed with a high amount of post-consumer recycled content for the purpose of efficient recovery, recycling, and reuse of resources to minimize the economy’s negative ecological footprint. It combines the latest…
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PRESS RELEASE: Tips for Making the Most of Eco Works® Certified Compostable Films & Bags

A strong environmental commitment has led Cortec® Corporation to develop products such as Eco Works® 10 and Eco Works® 45, certified commercially compostable films with 10% and 45% biobased content, respectively. Eco Works® 10 and 45 are ‘OK compost INDUSTRIAL’ certified by TÜV Austria and meet the EN 13432 standard (equivalent to ASTM D6400) for disposal in a commercial composting environment.…
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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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