Schematic of DURAMET structure

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There has been growing pressure in the converting industry to find foil replacement alternatives as recent developments in the US Department of Commerce investigation on Chinese aluminum foil imports have resulted in antidumping duties ranging from 96% to 162%, on top of countervailing duties in the range of 16% to 81%. The aluminum foil market has been shaken and converters are looking for new products to maintain or improve performance in their laminated structures.

Celplast Metallized Products offers several metallized film grades suitable to replace aluminum foil, providing outstanding barrier properties, better impact, and puncture resistance as well as potential waste reduction, for the most demanding applications. DURAMET® is the newest development in ultra-high barrier metallized films.  A protective top-coating for scratch resistance and improved Gelbo-flex performance helps to maintain barrier in laminated structures as the package travels through the supply chain. This is critical in the growing e-commerce space and consumers’ expectations on product appearance and performance.

DURAMET® expands Ceplast’s foil replacement portfolio that today includes films such as FOILMET® and FOILMET® PLUS. These films offer excellent WVTR and OTR barrier values and proven success in many foil replacement applications, ranging from powdered drinks, soups, and coffee, to pet food, snacks and even liquid packaging.

DURAMET®, FOILMET®, FOILMET® PLUS films also allow converters to eliminate layers and reduce material usage in existing products, contributing to CPGs sustainability goals. Further information on high barrier metallized films can be found at www.celplast.com/foilmet-duramet.

Celplast Metallized Products is an innovative manufacturer of high barrier metallized films, nurturing a highly educated and self-directed workforce while living a credo of caring about people, and trusting in each other.  Celplast is a privately held company that has been providing the converting industry’s best customer service to a global market for over 34 years. To learn more, visit our website at www.celplast.com/about-us.

Headquarters – 67 Commander Blvd. Toronto, ON M1S 3M7 Canada
Phone (416) 293-4330, Fax (416) 293-9198, www.celplast.com.

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