Sealant targets pharmaceutical and medical applications.

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Extrusion coated onto various substrates such as film, foil, or paper, Allegro® M helps achieve clean peel. It seals to rigid cup or tray structures including HIPS, PVC, APET, PP, and HDPE. Allegro M helps lidding structures stand up to transport challenges, minimizing chance of compromise. Typical applications include unit-of-use liquid medications, diagnostic cartridges, pre-filled syringes, and medical devices.



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Rollprint's Allegro® M Sealant Addresses Pharma/Medical Device



Addison, IL-(October 29, 2006)-Pharmaceutical and medical device manufacturers looking to solve "clean peel" lidding issues can now benefit from Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc. proprietary Allegro® M sealant.

The sealant can be extrusion coated onto various substrates including film, foil or even paper to create a cost effective way to a achieve a "clean peel."

The sealant seals to numerous rigid cup or tray structures including high-impact polystyrene (HIPS), polyvinyl chloride (PVC), amorphous polyethylene terephthalate (APET), polypropylene (PP) and high-density polyethylene (HDPE).

Allegro® M seals at low temperatures and also offers a wide operating window. Further, it frequently offers improved peelability at lower-cost than competitive products.

The sealant is ideal for more challenging applications, including those that might be tough-to-seal due to liquid contamination on the sealing surface. Typical applications include unit-of-use liquid medications, diagnostic cartridges, pre-filled syringes and medical devices.

Allegro® M's sealing properties help the lidding structures stand up to transport challenges, thereby minimizing the chance of compromise. Allegro® M's "no residue" clean peel offers a positive visual aesthetic. Additionally, it has a good thermal and dimensional stability and it is also suitable for radiation sterilization.

With manufacturing facilities near Chicago, IL, Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc. is a worldwide supplier of packaging materials for the healthcare and food industries. Thecompany offers a complete range of flexible, heat-sealable materials incorporating film, foil, Tyvek® and paper. Structures can be designed to accommodate any sterilization method. Available in rollstock, pouches and die-cut lids, Rollprint materials can meet the needs of most peelable, chemical resistant and barrier applications.

The company has also formed Alliantz Flexible Packaging Pte. Ltd., a joint venture between itself and Acme Packaging Co. (Pte) Ltd., Singapore. Headquartered in Singapore, Alliantz has been formed to serve the flexible packaging supply needs of Southeast Asia and China.

Rollprint is respected throughout the packaging industry for its heat-sealable, peelable rollstock and pouch technology, as well as its ClearFoil® ultra-high barrier transparent laminates, Allegro® peelable sealants and ClearForm® forming webs. Rollprint has supplied flexible packaging materials into healthcare, industrial and food end-use applications for more than 50 years. Additional information can be obtained at www.rollprint.com.

Please forward sales inquiries to:
Ed Verkuilen
Marketing Manager
Rollprint Packaging Products, Inc.
320 S. Stewart Ave.
Addison, IL 60101
Phone: (630) 628-1700 ext. 3216
Fax: (630) 628-8510
Email: everkuilen@rollprint.com

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