Joncryl High Performance Barrier (HPB) coating dispersions form water-based films provide heat-sealable liquid barriers. The traditional HPB line of products enable the single-use paper food packaging designs that can be repulped after use. The latest Joncryl HPB series replace the virgin pulp at paper mill, and helps in minimizing the environmental impact of single usage paper packaging.
Asia Pacific markets continue to witness strong demand for water-based barrier coatings. The key players in the food and beverage industry continue to prefer sustainable food packaging materials. Joncryl HPB products are FDA approved and successfully serve the purpose of reusable packaging materials for the food and beverages.
To cater the burgeoning demand for HPB dispersions and as a part of its strategic initiative to develop innovative products, BASF plans to expand its global production at Shanghai Pudong site. It also assists in lowering the use of fresh pulp at the paper mill after collection of used packaging. The Shanghai Pudong production site has begun its first acrylics dispersions production in 2001.