Charles Turner, PPG technical director and global director regulatory affairs, Packaging Coatings, explains how coatings can ease the far-reaching impact on can makers and consumer brands.
Thanks to industry innovation, investment, and creativity, many of today’s most successful brands use diverse beverage can sizes, designs and functions to catch consumers’ eyes and create a memorable drink experience that keeps consumers coming back for more.
Coatings innovation plays a critical role in circularity and preparing for the packaging future.
PPG has named Polina Ware as its new packaging coatings global technical director, effective 9 January. Ware leads the packaging coatings leadership team with responsibility for the continued development of the company’s industry-leading packaging coatings solutions that help protect consumers and the environment.
Robyn McMillan, Global Beverage Segment Manager for Packaging Coatings, brings a unique perspective to the packaging coatings business. Joining PPG in 1988 and working as a polymer research chemist for the first half of her career, McMillan brings that scientific expertise to her current role, where she is responsible for growth, strategic planning, and brand owner outreach for the global beverage coatings segment.
Robyn McMillan, global beverage segment manager at PPG Packaging Coatings, explains why industry collaboration and coatings innovation are key to metal packaging trends
PPG announced PPG INNOVEL® PRO, an enhanced internal spray coating that uses no bisphenol-A (BPA) or bisphenol starting substances and provides more robust application properties for the infinitely recyclable aluminum beverage can.