Davis-Standard to Show Capabilities at Labelexpo

A new curtain slide coater, a five-roll silicone coater, and the dsX flex-pack extrusion coating line will be among the highlights

Coating Matters | Steam Remoisturizing Technology for Paper-Based Labels, Pt. 1

Paper-based label manufacturers must produce a stable, flat product. This requires controlling moisture content in all layers of the final product to equilibrium.

Graco System Named Award Finalist

The InvisiPac Tank-Free Hot Melt Delivery System will take home a Stevie when the 2014 American Business Awards are announced in September

Coating Matters | Everything You Wanted to Know about Coating But Were Afraid to Ask

Developing a new coated product? Here is a set of questions that can lead the process engineer in the right direction going forward.

Henkel Food Safety Program Is Broad

The Food Safe Packaging Portal includes webinars, videos, forums, and Internet resources designed to cover the entire production process

Coating Matters | Stop Defects Before They Start

Reducing defects in fluid coating works best by practicing preventative medicine. 

Nordmeccanica Vacuum Celebrates Grand Opening

New location will produce metallizing machinery for plastic films and paper, incorporating technology from the Galileo business purchased in 2013

Faustel Exceeds Pre-Recession Business

Expansion into new markets and lean practices have helped company hit a ten-year high in business

Sun Chemical Showing Broad Line at Interpack

Solutions include laminations adhesives, coatings, information tools, branding information, regulatory requirements, and more

HP and Comexi Join for Lamination Solution

The Comexi NEXUS L20000 is called a dedicated end-to-end lamination and coating solution for digitally printed flexible packaging

AIMCAL and SPE Come Together for Tech Conference

SPE’s FlexPackCon is added to the AIMCAL fall conference, reportedly covering the industry from resins to extrusion to converting and packaging

Coating Matters | Designing Equipment for Fluid Flow

In premetered coating, a slot die is the control valve that turns fluid flow through a pipe into a precise, flat, and even coating on a continuous substrate. How does a chunk of metal do this?

Faustel Adds Yokogawa Gauge to Battery Electrode Coating Lines

Gauge monitors coating thickness reportedly allows line to run faster, meeting higher production demands with improved production efficiency

Coating Tech Institute Offers Slot Die Coating Course

Topics in the three-day course include fluid coating technology, rheology, coating defects, business, and more

Defects in Coating

Fluid coating is only as good as the quality team says it is. Once the fluid hits the substrate many things can happen... Read about how to identify, analyze and remedy coating defects.

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