Facility Tests Carbon Fiber Composite Materials

Web Industries opens a new 10,000-sq-ft Composites Automation Development Ctr. in the Atlanta area to help its customers test new and emerging carbon fiber composite materials for qualification and use in the automated fiber placement manufacturing process.

Package Design: Make an Impact

Pity the poor package designers. Their task is formidable: Create a package that appeals to consumers; is easy to open, yet tamper-resistant; meets all

Reifenhuser Reports Record Orders

TROISDORF, GERMANY | According to the Cast Film Business Unit of Reifenhuser Group, the engineering industry in 2010 showed clear signs of financial recovery

Polinas Adds Nuroll

MANISA, TURKEY | Film manufacturer Polinas has acquired 100% of the shares of Nuroll, a manufacturer of BOPET located in Pignataro Maggiore, Italy. The

Web Lines: Wrinkling of Foils

In our everyday lives, our main experience with foil likely comes from wrapping a potato in kitchen-grade aluminum foil. Wrinkling thin aluminum foil

Overlaminating Films Resist Heat

XL-1600 and XL-1601 high-temperature, clear overlaminating films reportedly offer high heat resistance, dimensional stability, and excellent resistance

Flexographic Printing: A Push for Growth

Myron Geiser, general manager of Capri Packaging, modestly suggests that everyone's got presses and laminators. So, we've got a new W&H pressanybody can

Get Stainless Look in Film

Company now offers cross-hatch and Tru-Stainless patterns for what is said to be a rich, stainless steel look in a film. Patterns are available with any

FlexSol Packaging Grows with W&H Blown Film Line

The Nashville, TN, facility of FlexSol Packaging, a wholly-owned div. of Lyndhurst, NJ-based Sigma Plastics Group, will accommodate growth with the installation of a high-output, five-layer VAREX line from Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp

Report Examines Development of China's Paper Industries

Asia Pulp & Paper (APP), among the leading manufacturers of paper in China, has invested in new technology as China's government forces inefficient, high-polluting paper mills to close

Awash in Chocolate

The Wonka Wondrously Whirled Waterfall Bar, converted by Printpack, Atlanta, GA, is printed in nine colors with cold seal on 48-ga PET and laminated in-line to holographic film. It uses lavenders and purples with gold accents to create a store shelf standout

ALOX Coater & CPP Film Line Debuting in Egypt

FLEX Group, and India-based manfuacturer of flexible packaging materials, will commision an aluminum oxide coater, dubbed ALOX, on Oct. 6, 2011

Blown Stretch Film Line To Boost Growth for Sigma

Sigma Stretch Film has purchased a three-layer Davis-Standard blown film line for its Shelbyville, KY, facility to support business growth. Planned for a mid-2011 installation

Update on World BOPET Market Trends

PCI Films Consulting, a leading specialist in oriented plastic film market intelligence, publishes its "World BOPET Film Market Trends Statistical Update 2011"

R&D Center Adds Coating Line

PAWCATUCK, CT | Davis-Standard has installed a seven-layer cast coextrusion film and sheet pilot line at the Pasadena, TX, Research and Technical Center
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