Antimicrobial Patent

PITTSBURGH, PA | The US Patent Office has issued to Biosafe a composition of matter patent on the siloxane polymer that is the keystone of the company's

Laminate Film Has Antimicrobial Agent

Laminate and Apex 3953 AM sealant film contain an antimicrobial agent that reduces the threat of microbial activity for applications in which hermetic

Barrier Films Subject of Study

CARY, NC | Contract Market Research is offering a comprehensive report on the US market for high-performance packaging films used in barrier packaging

Market Update: Coating & Laminating Special Report: Still Growing

In the world of packaging, vacuum-coated products offer converters and brand owners three key properties: barrier, aesthetics, and sustainability. Barrier

PaperCon Agenda Includes Efficiency

NORCROSS, GA | John D. Williams, president and CEO of Domtar Corp., will be the keynote speaker at PaperCon 2011, scheduled for May 1-4 at the Northern

Paper Acquisition Reported

APPLETON, WI | Paper converter Progressive Converting will acquire Northwoods Paper Converting, Beaver Dam, WI. The transaction is expected to close in

Technical Report: A Rheology Lesson

Whether you are dealing with a fluid coating or a plastic product, you need to understand rheology. Rheology of the polymer in question affects not only

Flexo Press Offers Premium Print

The Imperia 8 CL flexo press for extended print repeat formats is designed to print and convert flexible packaging materials in web widths from 1,100-1,700

Paper for Fatty, Non-Fatty Foods

Bladepak premium C1S paper is supplied with and without grease-resistant treatment for fatty and non-fatty foods. Said to offer high strength, crack resistance,

API Announces Price Increase

API Group, reported as one of the largest foil and holographic manufacturers in foil packaging solutions, has announced price increases of up to 20% for its foil product range, effective December 17, 2010

Teknoweb, Elsner Engineering Announce Cooperative Partnership

Teknoweb S.r.l. and Elsner Engineering Works have announced the formation of a cooperative partnership

EDI's New Technology Center Features Multi-Process Lab

The latest addition to an extensive process laboratory at the world headquarters of Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC (EDI)

Plastic Packaging Technologies Purchased by Mid Oaks Investments

Plastic Packaging Technologies, LLC (PPT), a leading manufacturer of flexible packaging, has been purchased by privately-held Mid Oaks Investments LLC, Buffalo Grove, IL, for an undisclosed amount

Toray Plastics (America) To Build $2 million Solar Field

Toray Plastics (America), a US manufacturer of precision-performance polypropylene, polyester, and bio-based films for packaging and industrial applications, has announced plans to begin construction in the second quarter of 2011 on a $2 million 446 kW solar photovoltaic (PV) field on its 70-acre campus in North Kingstown, RI

Chill Factor

Coldkeepers LLC, Thomasville, GA, earns first place in the 2010 Pack Expo Selects competition for its Kold-To-Go thermal bags. The bags use
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