Tray-Pak says Nova material improves thermoforming of trays

08/13/2010

The life of a tomato is not an easy one. Between the salads and sauces, it’s hard to find any quality time.

But it’s getting a little easier, thanks to Nova Chemicals, which has commercialized its UPES-brand additive resin in fresh produce trays made by thermoformer Tray-Pak Corp.

UPES is a polyethylene-polystyrene material that’s made via Nova’s patented Qinnex-brand technology. The material broadens the processing window of polymer systems and is easier to process...
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