freemexy: Clariant Masterbatches establishes packaging centre in Thailand
Clariant Masterbatches establishes packaging centre in Thailand
Clariant Masterbatches has established a regional packaging centre at its manufacturing facility in Phanthong, Thailand, to further support its customers in the Asia Pacific.
Launched during InterPlas Thailand 2019, currently taking place through 22 June, the unit helps customers and brand owners develop comprehensive packaging solutions.The centre is manned by formulation, process and analytical experts with “in-depth knowledge of market trends and customer needs,” said Clariant in a 19 June statement.
Featuring analytical equipment and processing machines, the centre is also linked to Clariant’s regional network of application-development laboratories in Singapore, Malaysia, Vietnam, Indonesia, India, New Zealand & Australia.masterbatch manufacturing process
Clariant will continue to upgrade and further equip the facility through to the first quarter of 2020.
“With the RPC, we want to engage deeper with customers in a co-creation process to develop breakthrough concepts and solutions in masterbatch products and processes tailored to their aesthetic and functional needs,” explained Chris Hansen, head of Clariant Masterbatches Asia Pacific.
“We are doing this in partnership with other suppliers, leading institutes and universities so that Clariant can provide comprehensive solutions to packaging convertors and brand owners.”
Clariant has a broad range of colour and additive masterbatches for various applications including bottles, microwaveable trays, biodegradable food containers, active packaging and durable industrial drums.The company develops packaging solutions using the additives and its analytical equipment, which help it determine the chemical and mechanical properties of materials.