Building better barriers

Imagine a plastic wall that is 10 metres thick. Not very much is going to get through a barrier like that. Now imagine that the same protective function can be realised with only 1 mm. With EVAL™ EVOH it can. Normally an EVAL layer of just a few microns is enough to provide an amazingly effective gas and aroma barrier, to protect the quality of packaged goods. Like food or cosmetics or vitamins. Even the fuel in a car.

EVAL™'s barrier properties give more performance per thickness than any conventional polymer, and the barrier function works in both directions. Value, quality, flavour and CO2 are locked inside. Oxygen, odours and contamination like MOSH/MOAH are kept outside where they belong.

Kuraray is the world's first and largest producer of EVOH plastic raw materials, sold as granules for coextrusion and coinjection, or as monolayer films for lamination.

EVAL™ is a registered trademark of Kuraray Co., Ltd.

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

K 2019

Single-Serve Capsules 2019

Propack West-Africa 09-2019

News

30 June 2019

Longer Shelf-Life, Less Waste. Barrier Materials Protect Food and Make Packaging more Sustainable

Vast quantities of food are thrown away every year. Modern plastic packaging keeps food fresh and preserves its flavor for longer, so it reduces the amount of valuable produce that is wasted. At the same time, politicians are calling for more environmentally friendly packaging. Kuraray provides key barrier materials for this, including biodegradable polymers that are impermeable to gas.read more »

14 December 2018

EVAL™ PIPE GRADES: 1ST EVOH TO COMPLY WITH LONG-TERM THERMAL HEAT STABILITY REQUIREMENTS ACCORDING TO DIN 4726:2017 OBTAINED AT KIWA NETHERLANDS BV

Kuraray EVAL Europe NV, worldwide market leader for development and sales of EVOH (Ethylene and Vinyl Alcohol copolymer), is the first EVOH supplier in the market to comply with Thermal Heat Stability requirements according to DIN4726: 2017.read more »

8 November 2018

EVAL™ EVOH resin price increase announcement

Effective December 1, 2018read more »

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