Paint & Coatings Manufacturer News

CORUS PACKAGING PLUS,

October 14, 2005

CORUS PACKAGING PLUS,
VALSPAR FORM ALLIANCE
Corus Packaging Plus and Valspar have
formed a joint polymer coatings development
program, with the main objective
being of expanding Corus’ Protact
polymer-coated steel business and providing
the market with a range of highperformance,
customized coated metal
systems. The agreement was born out of
a shared vision of the future potential
that polymer coatings for steel packaging
bring to various markets.
Polymer-coated steel from Corus
Packaging Plus is an established packaging
material and Corus is committed
to accelerate its usage and expand
into new applications. “Valspar and
Corus Packaging Plus each bring
something unique to this relationship.
We bring unparalleled knowledge
about the manufacturing of the material
and its processing, and Valspar
brings expertise in coatings for rigid
metal packaging,” said Malcolm
McOmish, managing director of Corus
Packaging Plus. “Utilizing this joint
expertise allows us to set the standard
for polymer-coated packaging