ACG Pharmapack inks pact with Eastman Chemicals to produce PETg film in India
ACG Pharmapack, a member of ACG Worldwide with over 15 years of experience in manufacturing most comprehensive range of standard mono- and barrier-packaging films for pharmaceutical, medical device and personal care industries, has recently signed an exclusive agreement with US-based Eastman Chemicals.
Under this agreement ACG Pharmapack will produce PETg film in India in technical collaboration with Eastman Chemicals of Kingsport, Tennessee, USA. This is first time Eastman Chemicals signed agreement with an Indian arm ACG Pharmapack.
Eastman PET resins contain unique technologies that enable a wider variety of application like; a proprietary property that enables thick walled parts to be moulded haze free, clear UV protection chemically bound to the PET polymer chain for light sensitive applications, low AA PET for taste sensitive applications, sustainable PET formulas offering reduced carbon foot print, non-solid stated PET with improved energy consumption, and all of these innovations are enabled while maintaining recyclability and resin identification code. It can be used in many industries on packaging applications; pharmaceutical, food, health and nutrition, household products, medical grade, wine and liquor, hot-filled food and beverage, refillable carbonated soft drink containers, and large 5-gallon (bulk) refillable water containers. For pharmaceutical and medical applications it has DMF grade.
Eastman Chemicals provides chemicals, fibres and plastics materials that customers use as key ingredients to make products that people use every day. More than 10,000 Eastman employees around the world blend technical expertise and innovation to deliver practical solutions that help make the world a better place. Eastman is committed to finding sustainable business opportunities within diverse markets we serve that allow the company and our customers to succeed.
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