Why Flex-Pack Keeps Growing

One would be justified in wondering why the flex-pack industry continues to grow year after year. If you think about its advantages, however, this growth is easy to understand.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Applications Of Novel Photo-Curing Oligomer Resins: Generation Twoby Michael L. Gould et al., Ashland Specialty Chemical Application:

Data in Detail

Tackling downtime in real time, a data collection system makes short work of pinpointing production errors.

Making Advances

Innovation. It's the secret behind the longevity of some of the world's leading companies. Ford Motor Co. virtually launched the automobile industry with

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Barrier Testing And Comparison In Pouch Packaging Structures by Bill Minnich, AET Films APPLICATION: Metallized OPP structures can provide

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY A New Family of sHDPE Polymers For Enhanced Moisture Barrier Performanceby Norman Aubee, Patrick Lam, and Sarah Marshall, NOVA Chemicals

Converted Flex-Pack to Grow

Demand for converted flexible packaging is expected to increase more than 4%/yr to $14.4 billion in 2009, says a new study from The Freedonia Group.

Brand Security & Product Authentication Special Report, Part 2

At a time when sophisticated digital scanning and photography allow for exact replication of any printed label, package, or document, the need for protection from counterfeiters is greater than ever.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Effects of machine direction orientation on the moisture and oxygen barrier properties of HMW-PE films, novel high performance collation shrink film, choosing the right cure mechanism for UV curable laminating adhesives, and cost reduction using performance products.

Pouch Power

McCormick launches a line of sauces in microwavable, retorable stand-up pouches from Ampac Flexibles.

Stretching Boundaries

Known for its prowess in stretching the limits of packaging film development, Cryovac engineers also have stretched web guide technology to support innovative applications.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Influence of electron beam on some polymeric substrates used in flexible packaging; polymer processing additives and melt fracture in blown film, die geomotry considerations; adding oxygen barrier to laminating adhesives; and how to improve cross-machine drying profiles.

Critical Trends in the Converting Industry

This comprehensive report provides insight into the changing converting industry as it presently stands. PFFC has queried across the breadth of the converting industry to determine and identify its health and critical trends.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Improving productivity with automated slitter positioning, polymeric nanocomposites enabled by controlled architecture materials, benefits of new technology ionizers for web handling, and the effect of orientation on MD on HMW-HDPE films.

Metallizing Makeover

Celplast reinvents its business model to focus on value-added specialty films.
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