Substrates

Bagmaking: Cleaning Up on F/F/S

Plastixx FFS Technologies, the Montreal-based converter, manufactures gusseted tubing for packaging applications, utilizing a patented, breathable back-seam

Nonwovens Converting: H1N1 Antidote

After the death of California nurse Karen Ann Hayes last year, the California Nurses Assn. (CNA) released data from 190 facilities in nine states across

Print Banner on Both Sides

FLEXmark 6180 blockout banner provides offset printers an alternative to vinyl constructions and competitive synthetic products. This 9-mil white opaque

Berry Plastics Completes Pliant Acquisition

EVANSVILLE, IN | Berry Plastics Corp. has completed the acquisition of 100% of the common stock of Pliant Corp., which emerged from bankruptcy effective

Protect PCB Artwork

Tecnilith Amber Phototool Film is said to be the perfect complement to every printed circuit board manufacturing process, including standard tabletop

Convert Wound Care Products

The 4DS dressing converting machine is described as an entry-level addition to company's range of high-end wound care, transdermal patch, and oral strip

A Tonic for Vodka

Seeking a sleek, eye-catching package, DeLos Vodka is using a black, full-body shrink label that really pops on the shelf next to all the clear glass vodka bottles. Made with Embrace LV copolyesters

Synthetic Paper For Wet Glue Use

Polyart Wet Glue is designed for cold glue cut-and-stack labeling on glass or plastic bottles. Features a cavitated HDPE film and water-absorbent coating

Substrates Are FDA Compliant

Flexible packaging products include four film-faced laminated digital substrates that can be surface printed; white and silver foil-sealant basestocks

Station Domination

In an effort to reach today's consumers, many healthcare and pharmaceutical companies are combining new advertising options with traditional, high visibility

Package Chicken Without Crow's Feet

Package Chicken Without Crow's Feet Crystal-clear, high-gloss Trayloc AF film is engineered to bead moisture so poultry and sausage packages stay clear

Paper or Plastic?

Annually, AWA Conferences & Events holds its label release liner seminar prior to the Labelexpo shows in Brussels and Chicago. This year's seminar in

Do It Yourself

In these challenging economic times, reducing costs can be as important as increasing sales. Well, almost. And while adhesives and coatings may account

Films 101: Back to Basics

Companies specializing in film production are familiar with the environmental and economical trends impacting today's industry. Production costs continue

Material Has Recycled Content

UltrosRenu products are a drop-in PVC replacement solution produced with recycled PETG materials. Said to perform with excellent trimming and impact properties

Film Is Compostable

NatureFlex NK compostable film is said to offer biodegradability, compostability, and a moisture barrier approaching that of coextruded OPP. Film is a

Film Has Nano Technology Layer

NanoShield high barrier technology can be applied to PET, OPP, BON, and PLA films used for food packaging to resist moisture and oxygen from penetrating

P-S Films Are Durable

Eight new DigiPRO p-s films feature a topcoat that is specifically designed for use with digital offset printing presses. Products are offered with either

Overlaminating Films in Jumbo Rolls

Self-wound p-s overlaminating films are offered in jumbo rolls in 41- and 61-in. widths and lengths to 30,000 ft. Slit rolls are in widths of -in. increments

Film Biodegrades

Evlon corn-based compostable, biodegradable bio-plastic film is certified by the Biodegradable Products Inst. Product is available in a wide range of

Renewable Films Offered

Company offers OPS and PLA specialty films including EarthFirst PLA Films, based on the NatureWorks LLC Ingeo polymer derived from annually renewable

Film for Solar Cells

Lamination film for use in solar cell backsheets features interlayer bonding technology that forms long-lasting bonds among the layers of the backsheet

Shrink Labels Enhance POP

Embrace copolyesters for full-body shrink labels allow brand owners to maximize marketing messages at the point-of-purchase. Embrace HY has lower shrink

Hot Cup Combos

Trends in the disposable paper cup market indicate they are the preferred choice for drinking on the run. The grip of today's financial crisis impacts

Mohawk Named EPA Green Power Partner of the Year

COHOES, NY | Mohawk Fine Papers has been recognized by the US Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) as a leading green power purchaser. This is the third

Energy Use in Paper Industry Studied

MARIETTA, GA | Business Development Advisory announces a new study of energy use and opportunities in the North American Paper industry. Entitled Energy

Clondalkin Acquires Cleveland Plastic

Flex-pack producer Clondalkin Group has acquired Ohio-based Cleveland Plastic Films, a manufacturer of customized films for banner, food, and industrial applications. Norbert McDermott, CEO of Clondalkin Group, says, The Cleveland acquisition is another important expansion of our product, technology, and geographic capability in North America

Eco Fiction

In industry, some of us are getting frustrated by the lofty pronouncements by marketers promoting their products

PTI Recycling Formed To Sell rPET System Globally

Holland, Oh | PTI Recycling Systems has introduced globally a compact, modular system to produce food-grade, recycled polyethylene terephthalate (rPET)

Microwave Packaging Examined

Milltown, Nj | The Packaging Group will host Microwave Pack 2009 on November 3-4, the first major conference on microwave packaging in over a decade,

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