New Coated Paper for High-volume Applications

Press Release Summary:

  • Coated Tyvek® options offer tear strength and puncture resistance
  • Available with optimal breathability for fast EtO sterilization cycles, versatility, clean peel and robust barrier
  • Ideal for demanding Class II and Class III medical device applications

Original Press Release:

Tekni-Plex Features High-performance Flexible Structures for Medical Applications at MD&M West

Wayne, Pa. (January 22, 2020) - Tekni-Plex will be showing its line of high-performance coated Tyvek® and coated paper rollstock and lidding material, as well as adhesive and extrusion laminations at MD&M West, February 11-13, Anaheim Convention Center, Anaheim, California, Booth 3019.

“With more stringent packaging regulations impacting performance being enacted globally, selecting the right material has become even more critical. To address those requirements, we offer a wide variety of structures that can handle the rigors of sterilization and distribution, as well as provide a wide operating window to ensure sealability and clean peels for demanding applications,” explains Jennifer Eiker, product manager, Tekni-Plex Flexibles.

Tekni-Plex’s coating expertise delivers materials with optimal breathability for fast EtO sterilization cycles, versatility (seals to a wide variety of flexible and rigid films), clean peel and robust barrier.

Additionally, coated Tyvek® options offer exceptional tear strength and puncture resistance. Up to eight times stronger than medical-grade papers, the material is ideal for demanding Class II and Class III medical device applications.

High-performance coated paper structures offer a cost-effective option, making them ideal for high-volume applications.

The company also manufactures custom extrusion or adhesive laminations to suit a specific packaging application. Material options include PET, nylon, paper, foil, PE and ionomer. Sealing options include (high, low, weld-seal, etc.). Tekni-Plex also manufactures a wide variety of pouch stock laminations, that can be converted.  Materials can seal to paper, Tyvek® or to another laminate structure, depending on the application’s requirements.

About the Tekni-Plex healthcare packaging businesses

The Tekni-Plex healthcare packaging businesses (Tekni-Plex Flexibles, Tekni-Films, Lameplast, LF of America and Beyers Plastics) produce flexible packaging for the medical device and pharmaceutical markets via nine manufacturing plants in North America and Europe. For medical devices, Tekni-Plex offers a broad portfolio of sterilizable packaging substrates including thermoformable medical tray films, coated and uncoated Tyvek®, heat- and cold-seal coated paper and films, medical grade laminates, die-cut lids, labels and cleanroom bags. For pharmaceutical applications, Tekni-Plex offers blister films and foil, film and paper laminates, unit- and multi-dose containers.

About Tekni-Plex, Inc.

Tekni-Plex is a globally-integrated company focused on developing and manufacturing products for a wide variety of end markets, including medical, pharmaceutical, food, beverage, personal care, household and industrial. Tekni-Plex is headquartered in Wayne, PA, and operates manufacturing sites across ten countries worldwide to meet the needs of its global customers.  For more information visit www.tekni-plex.com.

Media Contacts:
Peter Gavigan
Tekni-Plex
+1 (908) 720-5391
Peter.Gavigan@tekni-plex.com

Sophia Dilberakis
SD Communications
+1 (312) 813-0113
sophiad@att.net

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