Polytype Battenfeld Partner in POLYCOAT

Battenfeld Gloucester Engineering, USA, and Polytype, Switzerland, announce a strategic alliance "to integrate advanced extrusion coating and laminating technology into complete converting systems for the converting industry."

Making the Most of Metallizing

The second European Conference on Metallized Papers and Films, organized by AWA Conferences, took place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, February 5-7. Sponsored

Do You Really Want to Color That Adhesive or Coating?

Anyone who has been in the converting business and uses adhesives and coatings has at some time or another asked (or heard someone else ask) the question,

Controlling Color Change in Adhesives and Coatings

The column in this space last month discussed color in adhesives and coatings with emphasis on avoiding color during the manufacture of the products.

Filtration Transformation

Out of an engineer's introspection and some solid supplier relationships comes "a breakthrough" for one contract converter's final filtration of hot melts.

Colorful Adhesives and Coatings? Probably Not a Good Idea

Most people have color preferences. My favorite color is black. Some individuals have very strong feelings about their favorite color. A granddaughter

Consolidation in the Self-Adhesive Laminating Industry

UPM's proposed acquisition of MACtac worldwide is the latest in a string of announcements of merger and acquisition activity in the self-adhesive laminate industry.

PSA Problem Solving

When dealing with complex problems, it's best to take a step-by-step approach. This methodology can aid the investigation of quality issues commonly encountered

Study Finds Extrusion Coaters/Laminators Focused on Innovation

The extrusion coating and laminating market in North America is being researched by AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. for a forthcoming study in its series

Metallizing Trends Across the Globe

Investment in metallizing technologies continues with incremental and replacement capacity being commissioned, adding to the overall capacity available

Technology Improvements and Emerging Markets Drive Growth in Metallizing

Business is good at Applied Films, says Liz Josephson. Vacumet is expanding, but Bob Korowicki says some metallizers are in trouble. Frank Sereno is bullish:

Metallized Products Sourcebook Predicts Increased Demand

In today's changing and highly competitive environment, up-to-date market information is essential for monitoring performance and making business-critical

C&L Services Directory

CompanyLocation; Contact - Phone Number ISO CERTIFIED COATING TYPE & MAX. WIDTH SLITTING LAMINATING METALLIZING WAREHOUSING PILOT/LAB FACILITIES COATING

Controlling Coater Gap Uniformity

Maintaining high levels of accuracy is critical in controlling coater gap uniformity. The role of noncontact thin gap sensors is discussed in in this article.

New Sourcebook Covers Metallized Papers and Films

Metallized Papers & Films: World Sourcebook 2002 has been published by AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. Exclusively sponsored by the Association of Industrial

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