FREEPORT, TEXAS (Oct. 5, 2:20 p.m. ET) — Dow Chemical Co.'s Performance Packaging division has added new technical capabilities at its film application development center in Freeport.
The Midland, Mich.-based company announced that it has added a Hayssen vertical form fill and seal unit, a Multivac thermoforming line, a 5-layer LabTech blown film extrusion line and patent-pending testing capabilities such as an At-Line Coefficient of Friction (COF) testing machine.
Since opening in 2009, more than 1,500 projects have been completed and more than 100 customers have conducted trials at the facility, according to Dow.
Dow also has packaging centers in the Netherlands; Horgen, Switzerland; Tarragona, Spain; Singapore, and Jundiai, Brazil.