CDM (Controlled Delaminating Materials) is a solution based on a special adhesive which enables opening packages with the help of an electric current.
In the future, CDM technology may result in ground-breaking solutions for distribution and packaging of consumer goods. The invention can be used for sealing packages or attaching packages to each other. An electric current breaks the adhesive joint, after which opening the package is easy; separating the attached packages is equally easy and simple.
This cost-effective technology will significantly cut costs of packaging materials and in-store logistics and facilitate the production of safer and increasingly user-friendly packages.
The Center for New Materials at TKK, UMK, is a leading knowledge hub in materials science and technology, which combines the multidisciplinary expertise of 22 laboratories and their 600 researchers.
‘UMK is an ideal environment for researching and developing second generation CDM solutions’, says Lars Sandberg, Package Design Manager of Stora Enso.
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