The Mettle of Metallizers

Published back in 1997, The Wiley Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology, 2nd ed., stated: The field of vacuum metallizing serving the packaging industry

A Secure Alternative

Micro-optic films have been developed to respond to the ever-diminshing security provided by holograms and DOVIDs.

Novel Method for Testing the Grease Resistance of Plastic-Based Dry Pet Food Packaging

Dry pet food packaging needing high resistance to staining from or migration of fat content requires rapid and reliable standardized tests for development and quality control purposes. New tests show high reproducibility and good correlation with field performance.

Patent Pending

Technology and innovation earn high honors in the Flexible Packaging Association's flex-pack competition.

Selling Quality

A Schiavi gearless press adds its capabilities to Seville Packaging's flex-pack operations.

Migration of Fluorescent Whitening Agents from Food Packaging Made from Recycled Paper

Application: A polyethylene coating can prevent migration of fluorescent whitening agents from food packaging made from recycled fibers.

TAPPI Offers New Product

Beginning in March 2004, TAPPI will offer a new product for companies and individuals who use the TAPPI Test Methods and Technical Information Papers (TIPS).

A Pharma Focus

G&A Printers carves outs its niche by specializing in the needs of the pharmaceutical industry.

The PLACE Division of TAPPI Announces Film and Extrusion Coating Short Course

The PLACE Division of TAPPI has announced a short course entitled: 2004 PLACE Film and Extrusion Coating Short Course. It will be April 19-21, 2004, at the Millennium Hotel in St. Louis, Missouri.

G Prime A Rheological Indicator to Predict the Extrusion Coating Performance of LDPE

Application: A new rheological test method can predict the processing performance of LDPE for extrusion coating.

Synthetic Paper: The Real Deal

From labels for food packaging to children's books, synthetic paper applications are finding a niche within the converting industry and beyond.

UV & Jet Inks: An Exciting Combo

Jet ink printers dominate the growth of digital printing. One of the most promising applications of jet ink technologies is radiation-curable jet inks used in package and label printing.

European Report Covers Flex-Pack Industry in Depth

On a recent trip to the U.K., I had dinner with Paul Gaster, a consultant at PCI Films Consulting Ltd. He showed me a quarterly business report published by PCI titled, “European Flexible Packaging,” that has been available since 1999.

Sniffing Out the Sources of Packaging Odors

Packaging products consist of substrates, and they can contain adhesives, primers, coatings, or inks. Converting processes involved in package manufacturing

Study Says Retort Pouch Production and Use Positioned for Sustained and Significant Growth

Packaging Strategies says a new study illustrates how this particular packaging market is positioned for significant, sustained growth.
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