Spartech Corp. to Launch Three New Sustainable Packaging Technologies at Pack Expo 2009

Top-Level Executives and Packaging Technology Experts will be Available for Media Interviews to Discuss New High-End "Green" Products and Their Applications

Spartech Corporation, a pioneer and leader in the development of sustainable, innovative packaging technologies, will introduce three new cutting-edge packaging solutions at Pack Expo 2009, Oct. 5 - 7 in Las Vegas. Top level management will be on hand on Monday, Oct. 5 and Tuesday, Oct. 6 to discuss these technologies in depth, as well as Spartech's current and future role as an eco-progressive packaging industry leader. The company will exhibit in booth S5603.

Three New Advanced, Eco-Progressive Packaging Technologies to Be Introduced

o EnviroAir(TM) - Spartech's expanded materials technology offers remarkable sustainable packaging solutions for OEMs and brand owners through material density reduction. The technology provides yield advantage to existing rigid packaging materials without compromise to container integrity. The technology is applied to both mono-layer and co-extruded structures with customized density reductions, improving sustainability and yield for thermoformed and converted applications.

o EnviroSeal(TM) - A new series of polyester-based materials designed by Spartech Corporation providing unique sealing characteristics for RF welding, bar and tear seal blister and clamshell packaging applications. These revolutionary patent-pending products target material replacement as a "drop in" solution for PVC packaging. Each material provides unique characteristics in addition to sealing, including FDA direct food contact approval, pre- and post-consumer recycle content and exceptional clarity. This new product line is ideally suited for packaging applications in consumer products, warehouse club stores, electronics, food, and non-food product markets.

o UltrosRenu(TM) - An exciting new high performance line of sealable polyester based materials from Spartech designed for optimal material replacement performance. Utilizing premium based RPETG providing consistent material performance and a material yield advantage over PVC. Product applications include blister packaging, clamshells, display packaging, consumer products, warehouse club packaging and industrial products.

Media Interview Opportunities

On hand to speak with you at Pack Expo 2009 about these new products are:

o Myles Odaniell, chief executive officer, Spartech Corporation

o Janet Mann, senior vice president of marketing technology and commercial development, Spartech Corporation

o Jonathan Cage, director of packaging, Spartech Corporation

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