ALSIP, IL — Daubert Cromwell, manufacturer of corrosion-inhibitor packaging, has successfully completed all the requirements for certification with the European Union's REACH (Registration, Evaluation and Authorization of Chemicals) Regulation. This distinction means Daubert Cromwell can provide multi-national customers with an uninterrupted supply of VCI papers, films and devices that meet conditions of environmental safety set by the European Chemicals Agency.

REACH requires all companies that manufacture or import chemical substances into the EU to address the potential impacts on both human health and the environment. After years of research into how best to comply with the ruling and meet the packaging requirements of metalworking markets, Daubert Cromwell chose to register substances used in a broad range of best-selling VCI products in the categories of papers, films and devices. The assigned REACH registration numbers cover popular VCI papers MasterShield® and PowerShield®, and global brands of VCI films including Premium Metal-Guard®, ClearPak®BIO and ClearPak5000.

"We made a substantial commitment of time, financial and technical resources to meet all of the requirements necessary to be REACH registered," said Daubert Cromwell President and CEO Martin J. Simpson. "Our customers cannot afford to have their shipments into the EU delayed, or rejected, because the packaging used to protect their valuable machinery is not officially registered. We want to provide customers with the quality VCI products they need, regardless of location, without worry they will be held up or penalized for non-compliance."

Daubert Cromwell's corporate and manufacturing headquarters is in the United States. Subsidiaries operate in Europe, China, Mexico and Brazil. All locations supply its established VCI products and brands across a wide range of metalworking markets, including automotive, heavy equipment, electronics, fabricated metal parts, military and energy. For clarification about REACH compliant VCI in specific applications, contact Technical Services at 800/535.3535; +1/708.293.7750; or