- October 31, 2013, Tom Bezigian
After two days rest on return from the K-Show in Dusseldorf, I just attended and returned from the 2013 AIMCAL Web Handling & Coating conference in beautiful Charleston, South Carolina. I have to say, I heard some great papers there and met some fascinating people.
- October 16, 2013, Tom Bezigian
Like many others, I am off to Germany this week to attend the K-Show in Düsseldorf. I have about 3 weeks of work to do in just a few days. And on my return, I turn around to attend the AIMCAL conference in Charleston, South Carolina.
- October 11, 2013, Tom Bezigian
I just finished a nice meeting with Andy Christie, Managing Director of SAM North America, LLC in Phoenix, New York.
- September 26, 2013, Tom Bezigian
A testament to marketing and tradition, the years that TAPPI holds its extrusion coating short course are those years that the extrusion coating short course I teach at UMASS-Lowell are poorly attended. Knowing this, and to stay current and see old friends, I decided to attend the TAPPI course in Memphis last August (2013).
- July 01, 2013, Tom Bezigian
This question comes from Southeast Asia. A blown film converter recently changed from a PP /PP (polypropylene) coex blown film structure to a PP/PE (polyethylene) structure and is now experiencing blocking with the latter. His question is why? And of course, how to fix it.
- January 18, 2013, Tom Bezigian
The answer... They were all brought together last November (2012) at the grand opening of the new Emerging Technologies and Innovation Center Building on the campus of the University of Massachusetts at Lowell.