Coating Matters | Battery Coating Technology

Battery manufacturers find efficiency improvements in the coating step.

LPS Industries Adds Equipment, Continues Green Ways

Flexible packaging company adds new graphics software, lamination, and slitting equipment, expanding its ability to serve medical and food customers

Smokin' Hot Cigarette Cartons Are Top Product of the Year

The Assn. of Intl. Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators presents nine awards for its Vacuum Metallized or Coated Product Competition plus one coveted Sustainability Award.

Barrier Coating Launched by NanoPack

Bairicade XT barrier coatings for films used in food packaging offers advantages in printing and sustainability

Thin Films Expert VCF Films Expands Manufacturing Capabilities

New web coating line produces specialty materials for application to virtually any flexible roll-to-roll substrate

DuPont, Collaborators Save Energy in Packaging

DuPont’s Surlyn is the key to a joint development project that has resulted in a skin-packaging process that saves energy and reduces waste

Aalborg's TIO Offers Two Flow Totalizers in One

Converts analog mass flow meters and controllers into precision digital units.

Coating Matters | Suspensions, Dispersions, and Emulsions

What variables need to be considered when coating a fluid that isn’t simple?

Plastics Will Star at NPE 2012

Plastics in its many forms and the equipment used to process it, including extruders, winders, dies, and more, will be on display in April at NPE 2012

Grieve Offers Conveyor Oven

The 500-deg-F No. 853 electrically heated belt conveyor oven has insulated walls, variable speeds, safety features, and more

Certifications Upgraded at Web Industries

New and upgraded certifications at contract manufacturer/converter Web Industries include FDA registration for medical devices

RheoSense Viscometer Uses Small Sample

The m-VROC viscometer allows user to measure viscosity with 20µl (microliter) samples, reportedly saving money in the cost of materials

Dyna-Purge System Purges High-Temp Resins

The New Dyna-Purge E2 for purging high-temperature resins has been tested for effectiveness in an independent study, and the results are positive

Spinnaker Coating Now Owned by its Employees

With employees becoming owners through an ESOP, Spinnaker Coating has some very motivated workers producing its adhesive-coated papers and films

Clearwater Adds EarthCoating Resins

With mineral-based EarthCoating resins from Smart Planet, Clearwater Paper’s Candesce paperboard products will be able to use less PE

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