Light Show

There's significance behind the phrase critical edge at Smith & McLaurin. The company's specialty is labels for retailers in Europe, Australia, and New

Cause & Defect

Coating defects are defined as the lack of something necessary for completeness or adequacy or as an imperfection that impairs worth or utility. Unfortunately,

Leader of the Six-Pack

Members of the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators hitched their horses to a Texas hoedown-style venue at the annual winter meeting

Leader of the Six-Pack

Seven winners and one “leader of the pack” flaunt their looks and high-tech features in AIMCAL’s annual competition.

Nordmeccanica Installs Machines

Among the orders received for machinery, Nordmeccanica shipped orders to Nordenia USA, Winpak, Hood Packaging, Multifilm, ClearLam, PolyCello, Ultraflex, Flexstar, FlexoTransparent, Aladdin, and Classic Packaging.

A Look at Liquid

As brand owners seek new ways of offering products to consumers, extrusion-coated packaging has a particularly positive outlook.

Lessons in Laminating

MCT resolves an air bubble defect to produce film suitable for ultra-high-resolution, digitally imaged medical applications.

Contract Services Directory

Coating & Laminating Contract Services Directory 2007

Cure Cockling

Protect your PSA release liner from excessive heat and humidity so it can protect you.

Pilot/Lab/Technical Facilities

Is there a problem with your process? Fix it! These technical facilities stand ready to help.

New Book on Coating and Drying Defects

"Coating and Drying Defects: Troubleshooting Operating Problems, 2nd ed.," by Edgar B. Gutoff and Edward D. Cohen, provides manufacturing and quality control personnel, equipment operators and supervisors, and plant engineers and scientists with the full complement of proven tools and techniques for detecting, defining, and eliminating coating defects and operating problems, and for ensuring they do not recur.

A Team Effort

Founded in 1990 in rural Darien, WI, Protect-all prides itself on being a team that is determined to meet new customer application demands through the

Data in Detail

Tackling downtime in real time, a data collection system makes short work of pinpointing production errors.

Clean Coating

Turn to a contract coater to resolve issues surrounding safe waste disposal and environmental compliance.

Hood Installs Nordmeccancia Laminator

Nordmeccanica successfully completed the installation and the start up of a Super Simplex laminator at Hood Packaging Corp.

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