Home Grown

Tony Trajkovich, president and CEO of Protect-all Inc., says the custom film converter, founded in 1990, actually was fortunate that its first piece of

Laminator Installed With Success

Nordmeccanica N.A. successfully completed the installation of a Super Simplex SL 1500 solvent-free laminator at the Robinette Co. in Bristol, a converter of flexible packaging.

Gravure System Is at Tech Center

Polytype Converting's Technology Center now is equipped with the pressurized gravure chamber system AGS 2500 S “System BASF” from Pagendarm.

Flex-Pack Summit

Norcross, Ga | TAPPI PLACE announces the 2009 Flexible Packaging Summit, to be held in Columbus, OH, April 28-30. Included will be the two-day Consumer

Pilot Line Has New Coating System

Fribourg, Switzerland | Polytype Converting reports a new coating system for functional coatings available on its pilot line. The technology centre is

Green Is Global

While functional excellence remains a given, buyers and converters of packaging and labeling materials are influenced strongly by other market drivers

Conserve Energy

The web coating and laminating process is dependent on fossil fuels, petroleum, coal, and gas as a source of energy. Historically in the US, there has

What's New

The Scientific Sample Sizer lab-scale take-off module for company's measuring extruder systems enables customers to generate specimens quickly and automatically

AIMCAL Sustains Technology-Hungry

Myrtle Beach, SC | The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators featured two short courses preceding the official opening day's sessions

Web Coating: Process Characterization

The web coating process has about 15 major components, and each of these components, in turn, has many hardware subsystems. All these hardware subsystems

Mondi Is Expanding

Vienna, Austria | Mondi Coating & Release is investing more than e7 million in its core technology and is building another extrusion coating plant next

Pilot Coating Line Announced

White City, OR | New pilot toll coating capabilities for low-cost, small-run, and experimental projects are offered by Tollcoating.com and include roll

Lab/Pilot/Technical Facilities Directory

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Door to Door QC

Although Jessup Mfg. Co. defines itself as a global manufacturer and supplier of pressure-sensitive films that improve safety and productivity, Rob Jessup,

UV/EB Inks Are Suitable for Laminated Structures

Ultraviolet/electron beam (UV/EB) technology continues to infiltrate the established graphics markets and create new markets as well. Traditionally, UV/EB

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