Pilot/Lab/Technical Facilities

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Adherent Laboratories
3804 Dunlap St. North, St. Paul, MN 55112
651/247-3364; info@adherentlabs.com; adherentlabs.com

Markets: beverages, frozen foods, medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables
Service: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, UV), laminating, all to 12 in.
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
Coating Processes: extrusion, slot die, spray
Coating Techniques: spray, slot die
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 7
Adhesives R&D laboratory for product development, testing, consulting. Hot melt pilot coating to 12 in. wide.
PFFC-ASAP 380


Argotec
Box 1167, 49 Greenfield St., Greenfield, MA 01302; 413/772-2564; info@argotecinc.com; argotecinc.com
Markets: industrial
Service: coating (thermoplastic elastomer film and sheet extrusion)
Substrates: film (1.0–10 mil), paper (20#–100#), nonwovens
Coating Processes: coextrusion, extrusion
ISO certified
PFFC-ASAP 381


taking up bunches of space

Battenfeld Gloucester Engineering Co.
Box 900, Gloucester, MA 01930; 978/281-1800; Fax: 978/282-9111; welcome@bge.battenfeld.com; bge.battenfeld.com
Markets: barrier film, beverages, coextrusion, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Service: laminating, blown film, cast film, sheet extrusion, printing
Substrates: film (0.5–10 mil), foam, paper, nonwovens, sheet (0.10–0.25 mil)
Coating Processes: coextrusion, extrusion
Annual Sales: over $75 million
No. of Lab Employees: 6
Lab equipment includes production-size lines: 16-in., nine-layer blown film; 10-in., three-layer blown film; 2.0-m, micro-layer cast barrier film; 1.0-m, three-layer sheet.
PFFC-ASAP 382



Black Clawson Converting Machinery
46 N. First St., Fulton, NY 13069; 315/598-7121; Fax: 315/593-0396; bc@bc-egan.com; bc-egan.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks, specialty structures, tag and label
Service: coating (0.1–100% solids, water- and solvent-based), UV curing, gas-fired dryers, IR drying, corona treatment, laminating, heat bond laminating, priming, printing, unwind/rewind trials, winding (differential, center, surface, center/surface), slitting, Steamex remoisturization, extrusion (mono to five-layer extrusion/coextrusion), cast film, flat film, embossed film, extrusion coating/laminating, gloss or matte finished chill drum, NDC on-line gauging with auto profile, casting section w/vacuum box, electrostatic pinning, Conair dehumidifying resin dryer
Substrates: film (0.188+ mil), foil (0.0003+), foam (to 80 mil), paper and paperboard (to 150 mil), nonwovens (to 130 mil), tissue (single- and multi-ply), metal, scrim
Coating Techniques: air knife, doctor blade, rod, gravure (offset, reverse, direct, pressurized), slot die, curtain die, contact die, reverse roll variations, BTR, five-roll, two-roll smooth, three-roll smooth, Flex Bar, hot melt (gravure, slot die, reverse roll), saturators, wet on wet
Two solution coating labs can be operated independently or as a tandem coater. Handle web widths of 18 or 36 in. to 3,000 fpm with tension range of 0.25–200 PLI. Can laminate in the wet or dry bond configuration. Film trials to 60 in. wide in the extrusion lab.
PFFC-ASAP 383

Brampton Engineering
8031 Dixie Rd., Brampton, ON, Canada L6T 3V1; 905/793-3000; hipro@be-ca.com; be-ca.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Substrates: film (12–300 micron)
Coating Processes: coextrusion, extrusion
No. of Lab Employees: 5
ISO certified
PFFC-ASAP 384

Brückner Maschinenbau Königsberger
Str. 5-7, 83313 Siegsdorf, Germany; +49 (0) 86 62/63-0; Fax: +49 (0) 86 62 / 63-2 20; sales@brueckner.com; brueckner.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks Substrates: film (10–250 µm), foil Coating Processes: coextrusion Annual Sales: over $75 million No. of Lab Employees: 20 PFFC-ASAP 385

taking up bunches of space

Chase Machine & Engineering
Box 1334, West Warwick, RI 02893; 401/821-8879; chasemachine.com
Markets: filtration, medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables, textile
Service: laminating (ultrasonic, hot air, impulse); mechanical, laser, and ultrasonic slitting; festooning; winding
Substrates: film, nonwovens, fabric
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 3
PFFC-ASAP 386



Chemsultants
9079 Tyler Blvd., Mentor, OH 44060; 440/974-3080; jmausar@chemsultants.com; chemsultants.com
Markets: health/beauty, industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Service: coating (adhesive, water-based, 100% solids, UV all to 40 in.); laminating (to 40 in.); slitting (to 60 in.)
Substrates: film (0.5–12 mil), foil (1–12 mil), foam (1?161?8 in.), paper (3–12 mil), paperboard (to 1?16 in.), nonwovens (1–6 mil)
Coating Processes: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, saturators, slot die, knife over roll, mayer rod
Coating Techniques: doctor blade, rod
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 32
Full development and testing lab is A2LA accredited. Class 10,000 clean room. Three coating lines: 12, 12, 40 in.
PFFC-ASAP 387

Clemson Univ. Dept. of Packaging Service
Box 340320, Clemson, SC 29634-0320; 864/656-6534; kimmel@clemson.edu; clemson.edu/cefpack
Markets: frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, snacks
Service: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, all to 14 in.), laminating (to 14 in.)
Substrates: film, foil, paper, nonwovens
Coating Processes: coextrusion, offset gravure, rotogravure
Coating Techniques: doctor blade
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 6
Coextrusion coating and laminating available.
PFFC-ASAP 388

taking up bunches of space

CMD Corp.
2901-3005 E. Pershing St., Box 1279, Appleton, WI 54912-1279; 920/730-6888; info@cmd-corp.com; cmd-corp.com
Markets: medical/pharmaceutical (pouches and bags); industrial (bags, liners and drop cloths, covers and films), consumer goods (trash bags, pouches, storage bags), flexible packaging (films, bags, and pouches [VFFS or pre-made])
Substrates: film, foil, nonwovens, coextruded laminates, CLAF tm
Annual Sales: between $36 million and $50 million
No. of Lab Employees: 60
Technology Center, built in 2005, is staffed by experienced engineers and technicians and protected by state-of-the-art security. Features private conferencing areas, locked manufacturing bays, sealing and controls labs, demo/pilot line room, and dedicated engineering cells.
PFFC-ASAP 389



CMD Ltd./Coating Machine
Design Hazel Cottage, Church Rd., Thorrington, Essex, C07 8HP, UK; +44 1206 256 443; clive@hazelcottoge.freeserve.co.uk
Markets: medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Service: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, EB, UV, laminating), metallizing (paper, film), printing (digital, rotogravure, flexography, offset lithography), metering bar
Substrates: film, foil, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue Coating Processes: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, saturators, slot die, metering bar
Coating Techniques: doctor blade, rod
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 4
ISO pending
PFFC-ASAP 390

Coatema Coating Machinery
Benzstrasse 14, D-41540, Dormagen, Germany; +49 21 33269720; coatema@coatema.de; coatema.de
Markets: coating, industrial, magnetic media, medical/pharmaceutical
Service: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, UV), laminating, metallizing (paper, film), printing (flexography, screen)
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
Coating Processes: roll coating, rotogravure, slot die, knife coating
Coating Techniques: air knife, rod, two-sided
No. of Lab Employees: 7
Lab features six coating machines and 38 application systems.
PFFC-ASAP 391

Coim USA
286 Mantua Grove Rd., West Deptford (Paulsboro), NJ 08066-1732; 262/279-0850; mariegarvens@us.coimgroup.com; coimgroup.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Service: adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based (all 14 in.), laminating (14 in.)
Substrates: film (36 ga–8 mil), foil 0.00028 in.–3 mil, foam (to 8 mil), paper (18#), paperboard (to 0.012 in.), nonwovens (8 mil), tissue (18#)
Coating Processes: roll coating, rotogravure
Coating Techniques: doctor blade
Annual Sales: over $75 million
No. of Lab Employees: 5
ISO certified
PFFC-ASAP 392

CPFilms Inc.
4129 The Great Rd., Fieldale, VA 24089; 276/627-3332; 888/273-4567; indprods@cpfilms cpfindusprod.com
Markets: electronics, industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Service: coating (adhesive, solvent- and water-based, UV, all to 25 in.) laminating (to 25 in.), film vacuum metallizing, slitting, UV, thermal
Substrates: film (0.5–10 mil), polyester
Coating Processes: slot die, direct, and reverse gravure
Coating Techniques: two-sided, vacuum
Annual Sales: over $75 million
ISO certified
PFFC-ASAP 393

Davis-Standard LLC
One Extrusion Dr., Pawcatuck, CT 06379; 860/599-1010; Fax: 860/599-6398; info@davis-standard.com; davis-standard.com
Markets: frozen foods, health/beauty, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables
Service: coating (100% solids), laminating, both to 14 in.
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, tissue
Coating Processes: coextrusion, extrusion
Coating Techniques: air knife, extrusion
Annual Sales: over $75 million
No. of Lab Employees: 10
ISO certified
Equipment is for polymer extrusion applications; sheet extrusion, blown/cast films, extrusion coating and lamination.
PFFC-ASAP 394


taking up bunches of space

Dienes Corp
27 Dewey St, Spencer, MA 01562; 800/345-4038; drumson@dienesusa.com; dienesusa.com
Markets: all converting markets
Service: Materials slitting evaluations
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue, adhesive products, laminates
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Facility Employees: 45
Evaluates slitting of web-type materials in samples of 8 x 10 in. only. No roll-to-roll testing available.
PFFC-ASAP 395



Dunmore Corp.
145 Wharton Rd., Bristol, PA 19007; 215/781-2502, ext. 387; joe_sullivan@dunmore.com; dunmore.com
Markets: aerospace films, architectural and home decor film products, brand security and protection packaging, industrial, label applications, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Substrates: film, paper, nonwovens; coating thicknesses 0.5–20 mil; laminating thicknesses 0.5–30 mil
Coating Processes: offset, roll coating
Coating Techniques: doctor blade, rod, slot die, offset gravure
Annual Sales: between $51 million and $65 million
No. of Lab Employees: 15
ISO certified
PFFC-ASAP 396

Enercon Industries Corp.
W140 N9572 Fountain Blvd., Menomonee Falls, WI 53051; 262/255-6070; info@enerconind.com; enerconind.com
Markets: coating, converting, extrusion, laminating, metallizing, printing
Service: 60-in. surface treating for corona, flame, and atmospheric plasma
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue, wovens
Offers unbiased treatment comparisons of corona, flame, atmospheric plasma technologies; offered free on the company’s 60-in.-wide line.
PFFC-ASAP 397



Euclid Coating Systems
3494 N. Euclid, Bay City, MI 48706; 989/922-4789; Fax: 989/922-4789; scottseymour@euclidlabcoaters.com; euclidlabcoaters.com
Markets: industrial, magnetic media, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables,
Service: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, UV), laminating, metallizing (paper, film), printing (rotogravure, offset gravure)
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
Coating Processes: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, saturators, direct gravure
Coating Techniques: air knife, doctor blade, rod
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Employees: 15
PFFC-ASAP 398

Faustel
Box 1000, W194 N11301 McCormick Dr., Germantown, WI 53022; 262/253-3333; Fax: 262/253-3334; sales@faustel.com; faustel.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposals, snacks
Service: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, EB, UV), laminating, one-color printing (rotogravure and flexography)
Substrates: film, foil, paper, paperboard, nonwovens (1/2-mil minimum thickness typical)
Coating Processes: direct/offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, saturators, slot die, curtain, pressurized gravure, reverse roll, knife over roll
Coating Techniques: doctor blade, rod
Lab is equipped to test various web-winding techniques and demonstrate company’s PerfectStart Core Transfer technology.
PFFC-ASAP 399


Glenro
39 McBride Ave., Paterson, NJ 07501; 800/922-0106; Fax: 973/279-9103; info@glenro.com; glenro.com
Markets: beverages, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Service: coating (adhesive, water- and solvent-based); flatbed laminating
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, nonwovens, textiles
Coating Processes: roll coating, saturators, offset gravure
Coating Techniques: doctor blade, rod, two-sided
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 3
Pilot line is for developing process heating and drying applications for coated webs, nonwovens, and technical textiles. Also, IR and hot air equipment feasibility studies.
PFFC-ASAP 400



Goldschmidt Chemical Corp.
Box 1299, Hopewell, VA 23860; goldscmidt-is.com
Markets: converting, labels
Service: coating (100% solids), UV (24 in.)
Substrates: film (12.5–250 micron), paper (12.5–250 micron), paperboard (to 12 pt), nonwovens
Coating Processes: offset gravure
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 3
Specializing in 100% UV-curable silicones as release coatings.
PFFC-ASAP 401

Holyoke Machine Co.
514 Main St., Box 988, Holyoke, MA 01040; 413/534-5612; admin@holyokemachine.com; holyokemachine.com
Markets: health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables
Service: laminating, embossing, calendering
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 1
Lab calender/embosser operates to widths of 13 in.; varying speed, loading, temperature.
PFFC-ASAP 402


InteliCoat Technologies
28 Gaylord St.; South Hadley, MA 01075-2894; 413/539-5172; Fax: 413/536-4414; intelicoat.com
Markets: industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Service: coating (100% solids and UV to 62 in., adhesive and solvent to 65 in., water-based to 72 in.), laminating (to 62 in.)
Substrates: film (0.25–20 mil), foil (5 micron–20 mil), foam (5 micron–100 mil), paper (0.5–20 mil), nonwovens (0.5–20 mil), tissue (0.5–20 mil), textiles (to 60 in.)
Coating Processes: offset gravure, roll coating, slot die, mayer rod, direct and reverse gravure, proprietary metal Annual Sales: over $75 million
No. of Lab Employees: 25
ISO certified
PFFC-ASAP 403


Kampf GmbH & Co.
KG Maschinenfabrik Box 1240, 51656 Wiehl, Germany; +49 2262-810; Fax: +49 2262 81201; kampf.de
Markets: frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, snacks
Service: slitting/rewinding to 2.5 m wide (98 in.)
Substrates: film (1–1,500 micron), paper, nonwovens, laminates
Annual Sales: over $75 million
No. of Lab Employees: 5
ISO certified
PFFC-ASAP 404



Kampf Machinery Corp.
900 River St., Unit H, Windsor, CT 06095; 860/640-0040; Fax: 860/640-0046; kampfusa.com
Markets: frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, snacks
Service: slitting/rewinding (to 65 in. wide)
Substrates: film, paper, laminates
No. of Lab Employees: 2
PFFC-ASAP 405

Kiefel Extrusion
Cornelius-Heyl Str. 49, Worms, Germany 67547; +49 6242-902-117; info@kiefel-extrusion.com;; kiefel-extrusion.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Substrates: film (6–240 µ)
Annual Sales: between $51 million and $65 million
No. of Employees: 214
ISO certified
PFFC-ASAP 406

Kroenert Corp.
6127 Green Bay Rd., Kenosha, WI 53142; 262/925-9595; sales@kroenert.com; kroenert.de
Markets: bakery, beverage, frozen foods; health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables,
Service: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, UV), laminating, metallizing (paper)
Substrates: film (3–500 micron), foil (6–150 micron), foam, paper (17–180 gsm), paperboard (180–500 gsm), nonwovens, tissue
Coating Processes: offset gravure, roll coating, slot die, curtain, slide die
Coating Techniques: air knife, doctor blade, rod, two-sided
Annual Sales: over $75 million
No. of Lab Employees: 10
ISO certified
PFFC-ASAP 407

LasX Industries
4817 White Bear Pkwy., White Bear, MN 55110; 651/407-0011; Fax: 651/407-0110; info@lasx.com; lasxindustries.com
Markets: industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, packaging, photographic/graphic arts
Service: digital laser finishing (to 18 in.), die-cutting
Substrates: film (0.001–0.020), foam (0.011–0.040), paper, paperboard (to 24 pt), nonwovens
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 4
ISO certified
Provides process development programs for laser digital converting of web or sheet materials. Processes include cutting, perforating, kiss cutting, and scoring.
PFFC-ASAP 409


taking up bunches of space

Lamart Corp.
16 Richmond St., Clifton, NJ 07015; 973/772-6262; Fax: 973/772-3673; lamart@lamartcorp.com; lamartcorp.com
Markets: aerospace films, health/beauty, industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Service: coating (adhesive, solvent- and water-based, UV, all to 13 in.), laminating, priming
Substrates: film (0.00014–0.050 in.), foil (0.00025–0.010 in.), foam (to 0.25 in.) paper (35#–20 pt), paperboard, nonwovens, tissue (12#–14#), scrims, fabric
Coating Processes: roll coating, offset gravure
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 6
ISO certified
PFFC-ASAP 408


taking up bunches of space

Mahlo-America
575 Simuel Rd., Spartanburg, SC 29303; 315/409-4014; mahlo@twcny.rr.com; mahloamerica.com
Markets: health/beauty; medical/pharmaceutical; sanitary/disposables
Service: Measurement for basis weight, coat weight, caliper thickness, moisture content: 2 m, 80 in. wide; 1 m dia (40-in. rolls)
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
No. of Lab Employees: 8
Also offer line color inspection.
PFFC-ASAP 410


taking space

Marshall and Williams Plastics-Parkinson Technologies
100 Goldstein Dr., Woonsocket, RI 02895; 401/762-2100; Fax: 401/762-2295; mwlab@parkinsontechnologies.com; parkinsontechnologies.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Service: extrusion and coextrusion, cast and orientation (biax)/MDO/TDO, corona treating, winding, unwinding
Substrates: film, foam, nonwovens, plastic sheet
Annual Sales: between $20 million and $35 million
No. of Lab Employees: 5
PFFC-ASAP 411



MEGTEC Systems
830 Prosper Rd., De Pere, WI 54115; 920/339-2787; Fax: 920/339-2793; megtec.com
Markets: all web coatings, beverages, industrial, magnetic media, meat/ poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Service: coating (adhesive, solvent- and water-based), laminating, priming (all to 24 in.)
Substrates: film (0.25–15 mil), foil (1–6 mil), paper (40–244 gsm), paperboard (10–20 pt), nonwovens (1.2–3.0 oz/yd2 typack)
Coating Processes: offset gravure, rotogravure, saturators, mayer rod
Coating Techniques: mayer rod, gravure
No. of Lab Employees: 6
PFFC-ASAP 412

Microseal Industries
610 E. 36th St., Paterson, NJ 07509; 973/523-0704; info@microseal.com; microseal.com
Markets: industrial
Service: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based to 62 in.), laminating (to 62 in.), metallizing (paper, film)
Substrates: film, foil, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue, textiles
Coating Processes: coextrusion, extrusion, offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, saturators, slot die
Coating Techniques: doctor blade, rod
No. of Employees: 50
PFFC-ASAP 413

MultiLayer Coating Technologies
100 Duchaine Blvd., New Bedford, MA 02745; 978/505-8157; info@multilayercoating.com; multilayercoating.com
Markets: display, medical/phamaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Service: coating (adhesive, water-based, 100 solids, solvent, UV), laminating (all to 63 in.)
Substrates: film, paper (both 1–20 mil)
Coating Processes: offset gravure, roll coating, slot die, cascade
Coating Techniques: slot die, cascade
Annual Sales: between $51 and $65 million
No. of Facility Employees: 24
ISO certified
Company has six labs for evaluation. Offers clean room manufacturing environment.
PFFC-ASAP 414

New Era Converting Machinery
235 McLean Blvd., Paterson, NJ 07504; 201/670-4848; info@neweraconverting.com; neweraconverting.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Service: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, UV all to 26 in.); laminating
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, nonwovens, tissue
Coating Processes: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, saturators, slot die
Coating Techniques: air knife, doctor blade, rod
No. of Lab Employees: 5
PFFC-ASAP 415



Nordmeccanica
250 H Executive Dr., Edgewood, NY 11717; 631/242-9898; na@nordmeccanica.com; nordmeccanica.com
Service: coating (adhesive, 100% solids), laminating (all 59 in.)
Substrates: film (0.31–8 mil), foil (0.0003–0.002 in.), foam (20–160 mil), paper (25–90 PPR)
Coating Processes: five rollers 100% solid
Coating Techniques: high-viscosity adhesives
Annual Sales: between $51 million and $65 million
No. of Facility Employees: 7
PFFC-ASAP 416

Pillar Technologies
475 Industrial Dr., Hartland, WI 53029; 262/912-7200; sales@pillartech.com; pillartech.com
Markets: blown film, cast extrusion, printing, coating/laminating, specialty materials
Service: surface treatment, surface energy (dynes), analysis for adhesion and wettability
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, nonwovens, tissue
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Facility Employees: 48
Lab use is a free service, freight of sample by customer.
PFFC-ASAP 417



Pitman Co.
753 Springdale Dr., Exton, PA 19341; 888/274-8626; bbause@pitman.com; pitman.com
Markets: prepress
Service: flexography, rotary letterpress
Substrates: digital plate preparation area
Annual Sales: over $75 million
No. of Employees: 650
PFFC-ASAP 418

Pocono Coated Products
Box 98, Commerce Ct, Mt. Pocono, PA 18344; 570/839-6295; poconoctd@aol.com
Markets: industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphics arts
Service: adhesive, 100% solids, water-based, UV (all to 40 in.), laminating
Substrates: film (10 mil), foil (2 mil), foam (1?4 in.), paper, paperboard (20 pt), nonwovens, tissue
Coating Processes: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, saturators, slot die
Coating Techniques: doctor blade, rod
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 6
Operates 17 different systems. Two lines: 15-in. max web and 42-in. max web.
PFFC-ASAP 419

Polytype Converting
26 rte de la Glane, CH-1701 Fribourg, Switzerland; +41 026-4261111; converting@polytype.com; polytype.com
Markets: food, industrial, labels, magnetic media, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables
Service: barrier coatings and laminations, PSA coatings, silicone coatings, pre- and post-coating of metallized substrate, lacquering of unsupported aluminum foil, flexible packaging materials, technical films and papers, photographic films and papers, inkjet films and papers, EB- and UV-curable coatings, hot melt coating and laminating, extrusion coating and laminating
Substrates: film (2–600 micron), foil (5–200 micron), paper (8–120 gsm), paperboard (100–400 gsm), nonwovens, textiles (8 gsm) Coating Processes: 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, EB, UV, hot melt
Coating Techniques: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, slot die, curtain coating, slide coating, air knife, doctor blade, rod, and more
Annual Sales: over $75 million
No. of Lab Employees: 6
ISO certified
Two pilot lines, speeds to 1,500 mpm, thermal drying, UV/EB curing, flying splice.
PFFC-ASAP 420

Radiant Energy Systems
175 N. Ethel Ave., Hawthorne, NJ 07506; 973/423-5220; info@radiantenergy.com; radiantenergy.com
Markets: industrial
Service: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based), metallizing (paper, film), flexographic printing
Coating Processes: coextrusion, extrusion
Coating Techniques: brush, spray
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 15
PFFC-ASAP 421



Raleigh Coatings
Raleigh Hall Industrial Estate, Eccleshall Staffs, England; +44 1785 850357; sales@raleighcoatings.co.uk; raleighcoatings.co.uk
Markets: industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Service: coating (adhesive to 12 in., water- and solvent-based to 12 in., UV to 10 in.), laminating
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, nonwovens, tissue, fabric
Coating Processes: roll coating
Coating Techniques: doctor blade, rod, dip
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 4
ISO certified
Clean room facility features two-zone dryer. Scale-up and production facilities are adjacent.
PFFC-ASAP 422

Remmele Engineering
677 Transfer Rd., St. Paul, MN 55114; 651/643-3741; automation@remmele.com; maycoating.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Service: coating (adhesive 120 in.; 100% solids 120 in.); laminating (paper and film web)
Substrates: film (0.5 mil and up), foam (to 1.4 in. thick), paper (20–100 lb/ream), paperboard (to 10 pt), nonwovens (0.5 mil and up)
Coating Processes: slot die, screen printing (for hot melts)
Annual Sales: bewtween $20 million and $35 million
No. of Employees: 100
ISO certified
PFFC-ASAP 423

Rohm and Haas Co.
5005 Barnard Mill Rd., Ringwood, IL 60072; 215/592-3000; poweratwork@rohmhaas.com; rohmhaas.com/adhesivessealants
Markets: beverages, frozen food, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Service: coating (adhesive, solvent- and water-based, all to 24 in.), 100% solids, laminating (both to 52 in.)
Substrates: film (0.5–3 mil), BOPP (to 10 mil), foil (0.5–10 mil, 0.35–2 mil solventless), paper (15#–80#)
Coating Processes: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure
Coating Techniques: doctor blade, rod, two-sided
Annual Sales: over $75 million
No. of Lab Employees: 12
PFFC-ASAP 424

Rotomec SpA S.S.
Casale-Asti, Km. 5, S. Giorgio Monferrato, Italy 15020; +39 0142 4071; Fax: +39 0142 806501; sales@rotomec@bobstgroup.com; bobstgroup.com/rotomec
Service: printing (rotogravure 4–12 colors)
Substrates: film (10–60 microns), foil (20–50 microns), paper (30–120 g/sq m), paperboard (max. 200 g/sq m)
Annual Sales: over $75 million
ISO certified
PFFC-ASAP 425

Schiavi SpA
Strada Bosella 16, Piacenza, Italy 29100; +39 0523 493 111; sales.schiavi@bobstgroup.com;bobstgroup.com/schiavi
Service: laminating (to 57 in.), printing (flexography 8 and 10 colors)
Substrates: film, foil, paper
Coating Techniques: doctor blade, rod
Annual Sales: between $66 and $75 million
No. of Lab Employees: 5
PFFC-ASAP 426



Sierra Coating Technologies
1820 Enterprise Dr., Box 5455, DePere, WI 54115-5455; 800/558-2829; Fax: 800/558-2831; sierracoating.com
Markets: frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, snacks
Service: Coating (adhesives, barrier, releases, water-based, hot melt), laminating, priming, printing (digital, flexography, offset lithography)
Substrates: film, foil, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
Coating Processes: offset gravure, slot die, roll coating
Coating Techniques: gravure, offset, roll coating, hot melt, slot die
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 3
Three coaters to FDA standards.
PFFC-ASAP 427

Specialty Tapes
4221 Courtney Rd., Franksville, WI 53126; 262/835-0748; 800/545-8273; specialtytapes.net
Markets: ATG, construction, food packaging, high-temp masking, industrial, medical, photographic/graphic arts, packaging, powder coating, splicing
Service: coating (adhesive, solvent- and water-based, all to 60 in.), laminating (to 60 in.)
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
Coating Processes: roll coating
Coating Techniques: air knife, doctor blade, two-sided, vacuum, three-roll reverse
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Employees: 40
PFFC-ASAP 428

Stork Prints America
3201 Rotary Dr., Charlotte, NC 28269; 704/921-5300; info.spai@stork.com; storkprints.com
Markets: beverages, health/beauty, industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Service: coating (UV), silk screen printing (two colors to 10 in.)
Substrates: film, paper, paperboard, nonwovens (all 0.4–26 mil)
Coating Processes: rotary screen
No. of Employees: 85
PFFC-ASAP 429

Technical Coating Intl.
150 Backhoe Rd., Leland, NC 28451; 901/371-0860; tciinc.com
Markets: electrical packaging, industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Service: coating (water-based, to 90 in.; solvent), laminating
Substrates: film (12 mil–1,000 micron), paper (to 18 pt), nonwovens
Coating Processes: rotogravure
Coating Techniques: doctor blade
Annual Sales: between $20 million and $35 million
PFFC-ASAP 430


Web Coating Technologies
5 Industrial Rd., Fairfield, NJ 07004; 73/808-8890; carlmcnamara@uvcoatings.com; uvcoatings.com
Markets: industrial, roofing
Service: coating (100% solids, UV), laminating (all to 62 in.)
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens
Coating Processes: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure
Coating Techniques: two-sided; offset gravure
Annual Sales: below $20 million
ISO certified
PFFC-ASAP 431



Web Converting of Fort Wayne
3925 Ardmore Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46802; 800/366-4584; Fax: 260/432-9724; cpartin@webconverting.com; webconverting.com
Markets: beverages, health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Service: slitting/rewinding, slitting/spooling, combining, printing, laminating (R&D pilot line capability)
PFFC-ASAP 432

Western Michigan Univ.
1903 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5441; 269/276-3540; jan.walter@wmich.edu; wmupilotplant.com
Markets: paper-based products
Service: coating (water-based to 40 in., solvent-based to 23 in., UV to 10 in.), laminating (to 10 in.), printing (four-color rotogravure, three-color flexography)
Substrates: film, paper, paperboard, nonwovens
Coating Processes: roll coating, rotogravure, saturators (impregnator), metering rod/blade
Coating Techniques: air knife, doctor blade, rod, two-sided
Annual Sales: below $20 million
No. of Lab Employees: 12
Also certified lab for AF&PA repulpability and recycle protocol of water-barrier corrugated boxes.
PFFC-ASAP 433

Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp.
23 New England Way, Lincoln, RI 02865; 401/333-2770, ext. 208; info@whcorp.com; whcorp.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods; health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry; medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Service: adhesive, solvent
Substrates: film, foil, paper
Coating Processes: coextrusion, extrusion
Annual Sales: more than $75 million
State-of-the-art training and lab facilities for extrusion, flexographic and gravure printing presses, as well as packaging machinery.
PFFC-ASAP 434

XSYS Print Solutions
15500 28th Ave. North, Plymouth, MN 55447; 763/559-5911; Deanna.whelan@xsys-printsolutions.com; xsys-printsolutions.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, snacks
Service: coating (adhesive, water-based, UV), laminating, printing (flexography, offset lithography, rotary letterpress)
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens
Coating Processes: flexographic
Coating Techniques: doctor blade
Annual Sales: between $36 million and $50 million
No. of Employees: 10
Features a 10-in., six-color combination press.
PFFC-ASAP 435



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