Moisture Barrier Paper
Cortec presents patented EcoShield Paper and Linerboard's new product is coated with a water based barrier that is recyclable and repulpable.
EcoShield Paper can readily be recycled into other types of paper products such as boxes, cardboard and other corrugated materials as well as“repulped”: made into or mixed with pulp to make new paper products. This environmentally safe product also shows oil and grease resistance, combining moisture barrier properties and oil and grease resistivity. EcoShield is in compliance with FDA regulations under 21 code of Federal Regulations for food contact. EcoShield Paper also displays a reduced Moisture Vapor Transmission Rate (MVTR). The product was tested according to the Fibre Box Assn. Voluntary Standard for Repulpability and tested according to ASTM E-96, 23°C, 50% RH, Example test ranges for: EcoShield Barrier Paper, a comparable polyethylene coated paper (40# 3msf paper, 6# PE coating) and commerical waxed paper.
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Annual Salary Survey
Before the calendar turned, 2016 already had the makings of a pivotal year for manufacturing, and for the world.
There were the big events for the year, including the United States as Partner Country at Hannover Messe in April and the 2016 International Manufacturing Technology Show in Chicago in September. There's also the matter of the U.S. presidential elections in November, which promise to shape policy in manufacturing for years to come.
But the year started with global economic turmoil, as a slowdown in Chinese manufacturing triggered a worldwide stock hiccup that sent values plummeting. The continued plunge in world oil prices has resulted in a slowdown in exploration and, by extension, the manufacture of exploration equipment.
Read more: 2015 Salary Survey