Henkel Adhesive Technologies, a market leader with high-impact solutions in adhesives, sealants and functional coatings, opened a new Technical Center of Excellence for Flexible Packaging Adhesives and Coating applications in New Jersey. Focused primarily on LOCTITE® adhesive and coatings, the new Technical Center of Excellence includes labs for evaluation, design and testing, full-scale equipment, and state-of-the-art customer training facilities to support the needs of converters and brand owners. With packaging being a critical element in expanded shelf life and food safety, and increasingly important for sustainability, Henkel is investing in delivering innovative solutions to meet the ever-increasing demand driven by consumers and retailers.
“Our Technical Center of Excellence enables our technical, product development, and analytical experts to optimize our packaging technologies while developing new cutting-edge coatings and adhesives,” said Andrew Gold, Business Director Flexible Packaging. “Our new facility offers our customers a platform to test packaging options before full-scale implementation, and supports training courses designed for flexible packaging professionals, combining theoretical knowledge on the adhesive lamination process with hands-on practical training.”
Created with consumers in mind, Henkel’s consumer packaging adhesives and functional coatings offer high-impact solutions to allow fast moving consumer goods companies to achieve efficient and reliable options. Henkel’s LOCTITE® products deliver flexible packaging solutions which comply with the applicable FDA and global food safe packaging regulations and provide secure and sustainable packaging for consumers.