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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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Custom VCI Shrink Film Opens New Doors of Opportunity for Metals Packaging in Automated Heat Shrink Tunnels

May 18, 2022 What if the same automated heat shrink wrapping used for neatly packaging a new board game, a box of breath mints, and countless other consumer items could be combined with corrosion protection for industrial metals packaging? Cortec® has opened the door to that possibility with a new custom version of VpCI®-126 Shrink Film…
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PRESS RELEASE: Introducing World’s First Certified, Compostable, Eco-Corr® Patented Films and Bags powered by Nano-VpCI®!

EcoCortec® is very excited to receive industrial composability certification of it’s Eco-Corr® Film. Eco-Corr® is the first biodegradable and compostable packaging film that provides contact, barrier, and vapor-phase corrosion inhibition. EcoCortec® received the ‘OK compost INDUSTRIAL’ certificate from TÜV Austria. This certifies that Eco-Corr, biodegradable, VpCI® film, conforms to the criteria for industrial composability under…
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PRESS RELEASE: MilCorr®: An Easy Corrosion Solution for Harsh Asset Preservation Conditions

Is there an easy way to preserve industrial or recreational assets long-term? What about items that need to be packaged for overseas export, or military vehicles that need to go into deep storage? Can assets be preserved even in harsh outdoor environments encountered on offshore platforms? The exciting news is that MilCorr® VpCI® Shrink Film is a…
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Cortec® Corporation Unveils the Second Generation of Eco Film® for Backyard Composting!

What if consumers could just throw a plastic bag onto their backyard compost heap when they were done using it? Cortec® is offering a new film formulation that can allow plastic bag users to do so. A longtime leader in “green” film technologies, Cortec® is seeking to forge yet another path toward greater environmental responsibility with the…
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New High Tech Packaging Solution for Corrosion Protection: EcoSonic® ESD 3D Hoods powered by Nano-VpCI®!

April 26, 2022 Cortec Corporation‘s Europan plant, EcoCortec, just launched EcoSonic® ESD 3D Hoods powered by Nano VpCI®. High-tech hoods combine world famous, patented, VpCI® technology with antistatic properties. This film incorporates the latest developments in packaging industry with effective corrosion protection. Packaging the product in VpCI® 3D Hoods will protect metal parts from all…
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