• Low-gloss Backing Minimizes Light Reflection
  • Natural Rubber-based Adhesive Provides High Tack and Clean Removal

EVANSVILLE, Ind.--(BUSINESS WIRE)--Nov. 29, 2012-- Berry Plastics Group, Inc. (NYSE: BERY), a leading global manufacturer and marketer of value-added plastic packaging and engineered materials, today introduced Polyken 500, the latest addition to the Company’s extensive line of Polyken® brand high-performance, engineered duct tape solutions. Featuring a highly-durable low-gloss matte backing and natural rubber-based adhesive Polyken 500 provides high tack, and clean removal, while minimizing light reflection, making it ideal for applications in the arts and entertainment industry.

Manufactured at Berry’s Franklin, Kentucky, facility, Polyken 500 provides solutions in countless applications on sets or in studios, convention halls, and stages. Polyken 500’s high-tack properties provide maximum protection and adhesion when anchoring electrical cables and cords, marking and labeling floors, or when wrapping and bundling wires, metals, and plastics.

“We’re excited about the versatility and performance of the Polyken 500 low-gloss duct tape,” said Berry Plastics Product Manager, Jeffrey Coats. “Polyken 500 provides the low-reflection and clean removal properties needed for a variety of arts and entertainment applications, while also offering exceptional adhesion, high strength, and moisture resistance.”

Polyken also offers two additional high-performance solutions for the arts and entertainment industry – Polyken 510 premium gaffer tape and Polyken 512 multi-purpose gaffer tape – both are heavy-duty vinyl coated cloth tapes with exceptional strength and clean removal properties.

Coats added, “The Polyken product line is the premium choice for high performing tapes for arts and entertainment. We offer engineered tape solutions to meet the broad variety of the industry’s unique application needs.”

For additional information, please visit the Company’s website at www.berryplastics.com or contact customer service at 1-800-343-7875.

About Berry Plastics
Berry Plastics Group, Inc. is a leading provider of value-added plastic consumer packaging and engineered materials, delivering high-quality customized solutions to our customers. With world headquarters in Evansville, Indiana, the Company’s common stock is listed on the New York Stock Exchange under the ticker symbol BERY.

Source: Berry Plastics Group, Inc.

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