Klöckner Pentaplast to launch new floatable shrink label and digital print film

11 April 2016 (Last Updated April 11th, 2016 18:30)

Germany-based general packaging manufacturer Klöckner Pentaplast (KP) has unveiled plans to launch new floatable shrink label film and digital print film at Label Summit Latin America in Cartagena, Colombia.

Germany-based general packaging manufacturer Klöckner Pentaplast (KP) has unveiled plans to launch new floatable shrink label film and digital print film at Label Summit Latin America in Cartagena, Colombia.

The new products have been designated as Pentalabel ClearFloat and Pentalabel LV PETG with Y460 Coating.

ClearFloat films have been designed with technology offering high-performing shrink percentages for maximum design freedom.

In addition, the films use ink adhesion passing APR label protocol with gravure, flexographic, digital and rotary offset printing processes.

"We strive to help improve the efficiencies of the recycling process while maintaining the highest levels of brand presence and consumer impact."

Potential applications for the product include consumer packaged goods using PET bottle for beverage, dairy, food, health and beauty, home and garden and household.

The films are available from KP's global sites in Europe and North America.

Label Films director Americas Bob Schantz said: "We strive to help improve the efficiencies of the recycling process while maintaining the highest levels of brand presence and consumer impact.

"Meeting these marketing and performance requirements and addressing the clarity of the label affords brand owners an opportunity to meet multiple variables in the decision making equation."

Meanwhile, LV PETG Films with Y460 Coating provides high-resolution digital printing solutions for shrink-sleeve packaging.

The Y460 Coating facilitates a seamed sleeve that can be applied either by hand or mechanically at high speeds.

Adhe clear overprint varnish (OPV) applied on top of the ink surface of the coating enables high-speed application.