Ashland Offers New LED Products

UV-LED coatings and adhesives are said to meet demands for reduced energy usage for flexo narrow web printers

Solvent-Free Lamination | Nordmeccanica Opens/Demos at New Permanent NA Home

Nordmeccanica demonstrates at its new permanent North American location in Hauppauge, Long Island, NY, the lamination of 5 micron aluminum foil to oriented polyester film employing a solvent-free lamination process.

Drytac Laminator Called Heavy-Duty Unit

The JM63 Pro XD is one of company’s second generation of JetMounter roller laminators

OMNOVA Solutions Reports Resin Results

Suncryl HP 114 water-based release coating is said to offer both economic and environmental benefits

Nordmeccanica NA Celebrates Grand Opening

The company’s American subsidiary outgrew its former location, thanks to a growing number of installed machines

Looking Behind the Curtain of Coating

Economies of scale occur when a coated product is manufactured wide, fast and in one pass.  To obtain economies of scale, curtain coating is one method to consider.

Dow Opens Innovation Center in Italy

Company says the new Pack Studios Innovation Center will drive collaborative packaging development for adhesives

Coating Matters | The Effects of Viscoelastic Behavior, Pt. 1

When coating a fluid, consideration of the rubbery behavior needs to be given with the shear rate versus viscosity data

Maxpro Benefits from New Era Machinery, Support

Producing high quality precision films with customized coating and laminating line from New Era Converting Machinery

HERMA Announces Peel-Off Adhesive

Label adhesive 42E is said to be easily removable, is designed for use with many paper and foil materials, and has approval for direct food contact

Giving Adhesive Coating Its Due Respect

Adhesives are a coating in the converting world that do not get a lot of respect. However, when you look at the market of adhesive coating, the technology requirements and process expertise can be just as demanding as some higher tech type coatings in the electronics, optical and energy storage worlds. Considerations are similar, with an understanding of the economies playing a larger role.

Coating Matters | Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Coating

When looking for process, product, and profit improvements for your PSA tapes and labels, consider going back to the drawing board

Novamelt to be Acquired by Henkel

The Novamelt location in Germany, where hot melt p-s adhesives are produced, is expected to play a key role in the integration of the two companies

Coating Tech Institute 2015 Registration Open

This year’s event, a combination of classroom instruction and hands-on experiences with an operating coating line, takes place at Chemsultants

University of Minnesota Offers Coating Course

The annual Coating Process and Fundamentals short course for industry professionals looking for a deeper understanding of the processes

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