Milacron Holdings Corp. (NYSE: MCRN), a leading industrial technology company serving the plastics processing industry announce their upcoming presence at K 2016, the world’s largest Plastics trade fair.
Milacron’s Klear Can is a recyclable multilayer plastic can that is poised to dethrone metal food cans for the packaging of long shelf-life items such as fruits, vegetables, fish, meats, and more.
Milacron recently confirmed the sale of the first Klear Can production system, with Klear Cans expected to hit grocery store shelves in Q1 2017. This Klear Can offers the clear advantage of allowing the consumer to see the quality of the food at the point of sale, the package is BPA free and can run in existing filling, seaming and retorting lines at canneries. The cans will be in-mold labeled using Verstaete IML technologies. The Klear Can will run on Milacron’s Ferromatik-Series machine. The Ferromatik Series machines are designed to meet the needs and demands of the packaging industry with fast cycle times and high injection speeds. Ferromatik Series are in available in nine sizes: from 120 to 650 metric tons of clamping force and are pre-configured for easy multi-component, mono-sandwich, cube, and co-injection capability. Customers can also choose from electric, hydraulic, and hybrid drive options to meet their energy and performance requirements. Cell Specifics: Ferromatik Series 280, integrated Mold-Masters iM2 48-zone controller, in-mold labeling from CBW, inspection system from IMD