Coatings

On-line gauging brings big benefits to coating operation

A beta gauge measurement system from NDC Systems means efficiency and consistency on Adchem Corp.'s coating line.1Since its founding with a single coating

UV/EB technology moves ahead with the times

Converters have been fueling the growth of the ultraviolet-curing industry at a rate of 20% per year for the past ten years. George Pasternack, manager

Green Bay gears up for specialty labels

Green Bay Packaging's Coated Products Operations unit commissions custom equipment from Faustel to take advantage of the growing market for specialty

Flexo label printer grows by leaps and bounds

In six years Steve Mintz, owner and president of Express Label Co., Longwood, FL, catapulted a small hot stamp label start-up company into a broad-based

The challenge of formulating FDA compliance.

Many application of adhesives, coatings, and inks for flexible packaging and other uses require compliance with regulations of the Food and Drug Administration

Pay attention to flash points, and you won't get burned

The flash point of a flammable liquid is the lowest temperature at which vapors above that liquid will burn when exposed to a source of ignition. There

European equity supplier acquires plastics division

NatWest Ventures announced the acquisition of three companies comprising the core of the Plastics Laminate Div. of Laporte PLC for $27 million.The companies

For adhesives or coatings, ask the right questions

An attendee at a recent technical conference was bemoaning the fact that adhesive suppliers did not help their customers as requested. The specific complaint

Custom coating operation is a clean winner

Targeted toward industries with very strict standards, Rexam Custom's Netherlands plant sets its own high standards of quality.Rexam Custom, a specialty

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