BRUSSELS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--ExxonMobil and Costruzioni Meccaniche Luigi Bandera are collaborating at K2016 for the first time to demonstrate a 5-layer flexible line for food lamination packaging and barrier film, which includes Exceed™ XP – when eXtreme Performance matters -- at the Bandera booth (Hall 17 / C06) on their TechnoFlex® extrusion line with inline FTA system to improve film planarity.
Well known in the agricultural films and construction liners sector and strongly positioned and credited as a worldwide top packaging and converting solutions designer and manufacturer, Bandera is showcasing their capabilities in the food packaging market. Producing films with exceptional mechanical properties while being energy efficient during film processing and conversion is a major focus for high-performing packaging lines.
“We aim to deliver extrusion lines with high performance/cost, while taking into account energy consumption reduction targets, which are becoming increasingly important," said Diego Castiglioni, technical director, Bandera. “The combination of our machine technology with Exceed XP allows us to maximize these benefits.”
“In working together, it became apparent that our new Exceed XP was the best performance polymer for this film formulation. The inherent low seal initiation temperature of structures made with Exceed XP can help meet energy efficiency needs down the value chain,” said Dirk Van Der Sanden, global processing and converting advisor, ExxonMobil Chemical. “Additionally, the extreme toughness combined with the melt strength allows converters to optimize film formulations through linear polyethylene blends. This results in increased output and reduced cost, through downgauging and simplified inventories.”
These new Exceed XP performance polymers are part of ExxonMobil’s commitment to helping customers achieve sustained business growth. It is by sharing knowledge and working in collaboration across the value chain that creates differentiated solutions for applications when extreme performance matters.
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Costruzioni Meccaniche Luigi Bandera SpA is a worldwide leader in designing and manufacturing complete extrusion lines for packaging and converting. Worldwide recognized for its high quality standards, Bandera has the goal of making its mark as the extrusion excellence centre in Europe. Bandera is strongly focused on the research of deeply innovating ideas and on the development of new applications aimed at maximizing the technological progress in plastics processing, intercepting the evolution trends in food and industrial packaging markets. Promoting sustainable industry technologies and processes aimed at guaranteeing the minimum energetic consumption, at promoting recycled and biodegradable materials processing, decreasing the packaging weight. This is the natural inclination of this long tradition Italian company, for almost 70 years on business, with a strongly innovating attitude that has brought it to become an absolute reference point to the entire market. To learn more, visit luigibandera.com.