Breakin' Bounds in Barrier Films

According to research firm Kline and Company's comprehensive report, High-Performance Barrier Packaging Films 2004: Business Analysis and Opportunities

Switzerland

The Packaging Group's Stan Sacharow surveys a portion of the European converting industry with his look at Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the Benelux nations, Germany, and Italy.

United Kingdom

The demands of major retailers and supermarkets in the UK spark novel, innovative flexible packaging.

Benelux

Strategically located, the three small Benelux nations wield a big influence on flexible packaging in Europe.

Germany

Considered Europe's most exciting flex-pack market, Germany also produces many influential environmental laws.

Italy

Sophisticated equipment and pioneering products are the earmarks of the Italian flex-pack industry.

Antimicrobials: On the Fast Track

If you have been to the store lately, you may have noticed the number of new products that provide antimicrobial protection. It might be an air filter,

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Flexible packaging is the unifying theme for the 2004 TAPPI PLACE Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, on August 30 to September 2. The meeting comprises

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

The TAPPI 2004 PLACE Conference (August 30-Sept. 2, 2004) moves to a totally new location this year, the Westin Indianapolis Hotel, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Flex-Pack & Recycling in Japan

This third article in a series on the impact of international solid waste laws on converters examines Japan's recycling requirements for container and

Materials

New from: Adhesives Research, ADM Tronics, American Profol, Dow Chemical Corp., Fasson (Avery Dennison), Metal Foils, Mohawk Paper Mills, National Adhesives, Rad-Cure Corp., Sheffield Plastics, SICPA North America, and Spinnaker Coating.

Retort Pouch Conference a Hit

More than 200 attendees crowded into the Radisson Hotel in Princeton, NJ, April 20-22 to hear the latest developments in retort pouch technology. Traveling

Less (Thinner) Film, More Uses

How thin is thin? Well, it depends who you talk to. Actually, if what you're talking about is film, it depends on the process and the application. Eric

Removing Packaging Odors

Packaging odors often are a result of residual solvents retained during the printing, coating, and laminating processes.

New Materials for the Converting Industry, PFFC, June 2004

New material products from: Argotec, CPFilms, Klöckner Pentaplast, Sicpa NA, Techni-Met, Thin Film Analysis, and Toray Plastics.
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