Barrier Additives for Plastic Containers

Our valOR® barrier resin additives for plastic containers allow for:

  • Improved gas permeability by providing a superior gas barrier and oxygen scavenging performance
  • Enhanced processability
  • Delamination resistance
  • Superior PET compatibility

Download valOR brochures and sell sheets here

Sherwin-Williams Receives EPBP Letter for valOR AB300

The European PET Bottle Platform (EPBP) has awarded Sherwin Williams an endorsement for valOR AB300.    Visit the EPBP website ( or download the letter below.

  • valOR AB300 approved for recycling by EPBP 
    • Active and Passive Barrier resin for multilayer bottles.
    • Unbeatable long-term oxygen-scavenging properties
    • Excellent Clarity

valOR barrier resins used in PET food and beverage containers provide superior gas barrier and oxygen scavenging performance, improved processability, delamination resistance and compatibility with PET.  

Barrier additives are successfully used in monolayer and multilayer bottles, films and trays for juice, beer, condiments, meat/cheese and other foods.

Product Range:

  • Beverages · CSD · Enhanced Water · Fruit Juice · Beer · Wine · Tea/Coffee · Health Drinks · Milk
  • Dressings & Sauces · Ketchup · Pasta Sauces · Mayonnaise · Salad Dressing
  • Fresh Foods · Fresh Fruits · Fresh Vegetables · Meats · Cheeses · Snacks

valOR ACTIVE A400 Brochure

The valOR® Active A400 Series is our latest nylon-free barrier additive for monolayer plastic container applications. This innovative new series includes a unique two-pellet system that offers application, performance and appearance advantages.

Read about valOR® technologies in comPETence Magazine

A recent whitepaper published in comPETence Magazine, discusses how The Sherwin-Williams product line valOR® provides improved process ability, delamination resistance and compatibility with PET.


  • Active and passive technologies
  • Long acting oxygen scavenging and passive barrier
  • valOR ActivBloc Series - Total barrier and scavenger performance for mono and multilayer structures


  • Easy handling and processing
  • Long preform and bottle storage life
  • Delamination resistance
  • Improved clarity
  • Bottle design flexibility
  • Customized blends


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