Dow Corning introduces at Label Summit Latin America 2016 the new Syl-Off EM 7978 Coating, the latest addition to its broad and growing portfolio of high-performance release coatings for food packaging and processing applications.

The new emulsion is formulated for coating papers used in commercial and consumer baking and cooking and leverages advanced silicone technology for easy, clean release performance and outstanding water repellency at low coating weights down to 0.20 g/m².

Dow Corning’s expanding family of silicone emulsion coatings for in-line and off-line paper processing was designed to meet growing food industry demand for greater cost reductions, productivity and sustainability.

“Dow Corning’s new Syl-Off EM 7978 Coating and our other food-release silicone technologies are built on continuous innovation to help our customers succeed in a fiercely competitive industry,” said Kris Verschueren, global segment manager for Packaging, Dow Corning. “They know they can count on our products to deliver consistent, proven performance and value-added benefits that help optimize paper processing, control costs and increase productivity.”