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Press Has Many Benefits

The 700 Direct Drive offers short makeready times, quick-change modules and electronic print length correction. Other reported benefits include precise

MPI Ups Release Liner Production

WINCHESTER, MA | MPI Release has added an 87-in.-wide Polytype thermal coater to increase production of silicone-coated release liner at its Greenfield,

COIM Buys PUR Business

WEST DEPTFORD, NJ | COIM USA has agreed to buy Air Products' polyurethane pre-polymers business, marketed under the Airthane and Versathane tradenames.

PRINT Attendance Down, Quality Up

RESTON, VA | Graphic Arts Show Co. reports a total of 28,678 exhibitors and attendees from 94 countries came to Chicago, IL, for the PRINT 09 show, held

NPE Show Moves to Florida in 2012

WASHINGTON, DC | SPI, the plastics industry trade association, has decided to hold the next edition of the triennial NPE international plastics exposition

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Mike Engle (FLEXcon Co.), president of the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators, Fort Mill, SC, bestowed Dr. Robert Bakish of Bakish

AIMCAL Announces Matteucci Awards

AMELIA ISLAND, FL | Following in the tradition of past Fall Technical Conferences, the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL)

AIMCAL Calls for Papers

FORT MILL, SC | The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators is seeking presentations for its Applied Web Handling Conference to be held

CPP Expo Reports Near-Record Crowd

PARAMUS, NJ | H.A. Bruno, producer of the CPP Expo, reports 3,579 attendees at the October 5-7 event in Las Vegas, NV, nearly setting a record. The show

Narrow Web & Label Reporter

GEW Wins Green Award SURREY, UK | GEW (EC) Ltd. has been awarded the first Green Award for suppliers at the Label Industry Global Awards 2009, held during

TLMI Gives Members a Shot of Confidence

SCOTTSDALE, AZ | The Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst., Gloucester, MA, held its 2009 Annual Meeting October 18-21 at the Westin Kierland Resort. More than 350

Paper Dissolves

BM1070 dissolvable paper for label printing comprises a water-soluble adhesive and dispersible paper. It is able to dissolve on contact with cold water

Film Has Nano Technology Layer

NanoShield high barrier technology can be applied to PET, OPP, BON, and PLA films used for food packaging to resist moisture and oxygen from penetrating

Software Aids Troubleshooting

ValcoLink software option is said to ensure equipment is used properly and at its highest level. Now available for Captor High-Speed Vision systems and/or

P-S Films Are Durable

Eight new DigiPRO p-s films feature a topcoat that is specifically designed for use with digital offset printing presses. Products are offered with either

Coat Demanding Products

Aqualene 2300 is designed as a repulpable coating that can be used for a wide range of paper packaging uses. Said to be an alternative to LDPE and to

Protect Rolls During Shipping

Pad Plugs help converters protect roll products from damage during shipping and storage. Available in a wide variety of styles, plugs suspend small- to

Overlaminating Films in Jumbo Rolls

Self-wound p-s overlaminating films are offered in jumbo rolls in 41- and 61-in. widths and lengths to 30,000 ft. Slit rolls are in widths of -in. increments

Film Biodegrades

Evlon corn-based compostable, biodegradable bio-plastic film is certified by the Biodegradable Products Inst. Product is available in a wide range of

Inspect with Soft Lights

Pulsed LED inspection lights are offered in several models. Company says softer light makes them best suited for inspecting packaging and labels with

Renewable Films Offered

Company offers OPS and PLA specialty films including EarthFirst PLA Films, based on the NatureWorks LLC Ingeo polymer derived from annually renewable

Many Color Benefits

The Stylus Pro 7900 and 9900 proofing editions feature UltraChrome HDR ink technology and are powered by the EFI Colorproof XF RIP. Said to offer high

Automate Workflows with Digital Suite

The Digital Flexo Suite for flexible packaging and folding cartons is said to be a powerful and easy-to-use method to automate workflow for flexo platemaking.

Film for Solar Cells

Lamination film for use in solar cell backsheets features interlayer bonding technology that forms long-lasting bonds among the layers of the backsheet

Protect Against Electric Surges

Power filter, adaptable for all equipment power configurations, makes, and models, is said to be the best line of defense against damages due to surges,

Press Has UV for Many Applications

The Diamond V3000LX press with UV capabilities is engineered to deliver high performance on media across a thickness range of 0.0016-0.040 in. Said to

Dies Last Long

X-treme Series flexible dies are 100% machine sharpened and chemically hardened to increase the life of the die without distorting the knife edge. Process

Three Options To Mount Plates

Softprint Secure Plate Mounting family for flexo includes 52820 20-mil hard foam plate mounting tape; 52821 20-mil medium foam plate mounting tape; and

Sheet Heavy Loads

Sheeter offers dual-knife rotary cutter technology with a 1,300-fpm cutter. Delivery system includes a reject gate and a stacker that uses a scissors

Loader Cuts Costs

AutoLoader, in combination with company's core cutters, reportedly offers increased flexibility in automating efficiencies in core cutting. Said to reduce

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