Clear plastic container with a lid

In today's fast-paced world where versatile and convenient solutions are a must, storage containers made of plastics are found everywhere - in supermarkets, at home, in the office or in the factory – and must fulfill high performance requirements to meet the demands of consumers, manufacturers and brand owners alike.

Elastomers solutions from Dow for containers and lids are packed with attributes to meet these needs. Our portfolio of high performing resins includes:

Our solutions offer a number of benefits, including:

  • High impact strength resulting in reduced brittleness even at very low temperatures
  • Improved transparency for enhanced optics whenever clear containers are a must
  • Excellent organoleptics enabling improved taste and odor performance
  • Fast cycle times and improved processability in existing equipment
  • Ease of recycling facilitating the use of post-industrial and post-consumer polyolefin materials
  • Freedom of elastomer loading for tailored toughness
  • Excellent haptics and aesthetics enabling soft touch, stain resistance and bright colors
Container using c-RCP without an impact modifier

Using c-RCP without an impact modifier

  • Brittle fracture after impact
  • Safety risk from sharp edges
Container using c-RCP with ethylene-based impact modifier

Using c-RCP with ethylene-based impact modifier

  • Crack formation after impact
  • Stress whitening
Container using c-RCP with VERSIFY™ impact modifier

Using c-RCP with VERSIFY™ impact modifier

  • No fracture after impact
  • Package integrity with minimal stress whitening

To find out more about Dow's solutions for storage containers, please see the literature section below or contact a Dow representative.

pdf icon AFFINITY Product Selection Guide
English (124.96 KB PDF)  English A4 (125.28 KB PDF)  Chinese Simplified (270.45 KB PDF)
pdf icon VERSIFY Product Selection Guide
English (263.08 KB PDF)  English A4 (251.51 KB PDF)  Chinese Simplified (322.90 KB PDF)
pdf icon VERSIFY™ Elastomers – A Clear Choice for Impact Modification of Containers
English (410.54 KB PDF)  English A4 (279.63 KB PDF)
pdf icon  Processing Recycled Plastics For a Sustainable Solution: English (448.27 KB PDF)
pdf icon Dow Solutions for Thin Wall Containers
English (252.69 Kb PDF)  English A4 (1.83 MB PDF)