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HS Manufacturing Group and GAC Chemical Partner to Supply New Barrier Coatings

HS Manufacturing Group According to HSMG, the company's PROTĒAN formulations are 100% recyclable, 100% biodegradable, 100% compostable and are food-safe. The coatings may be applied to produce a wide range of paper-based products that can be oil, grease and water-resistant.

Nov. 6, 2018 - HS Manufacturing Group (HSMG) has entered into an exclusive licensing agreement with GAC Chemical Corporation (GAC) for the production and commercialization of PROTĒAN™, a proprietary plant-based barrier coating and additive chemistry developed by HSMG.

According to HSMG, PROTĒAN formulations are 100% recyclable, 100% biodegradable, 100% compostable and are food-safe. The coatings may be applied to produce a wide range of paper-based products that can be oil, grease and water-resistant.

“A partnership with GAC was an easy choice for us to commercialize our formulations,” said Samuel Mikail, Chairman of HS Manufacturing Group. “They have the knowledge and experience to help HSMG in the production and distribution of the various PROTĒAN formulations for our active domestic licensees.”

“GAC is proud to be working with HS Manufacturing Group and the PROTĒAN formulations” says David Colter, President and CEO of GAC Chemical Corporation. “Their advancements in barrier coating technology are exciting developments that offer a non-toxic alternative while also raising the bar on sustainability standards.”

About GAC Chemical Corporation

GAC Chemical Corporation, located Searsport, Maine, manufactures and distributes industrial, specialty, and fine inorganic and organic chemicals. To learn more, please visit: www.gacchemical.com.

HS Manufacturing Group, LLC produces PROTĒAN™ brand plant-based barrier coatings and additive technologies that are 100% recyclable, 100% biodegradable, 100% compostable and are food-safe. To learn more, please visit: www.hsmgrp.com.

SOURCE: HS Manufacturing Group, LLC