Materials

DUNMORE Announces New Aerospace Division

Supplier of films and foils says DUNMORE Aerospace is dedicated to the development of materials for the specialized aircraft and spacecraft industries

Toray's New Bio-Based PET Film Is for Window Film Applications

BioView PET energy-saving, solar protection film for commercial and residential is made with sustainable feedstock

Infiana Sells Its Site in Brazil

The films manufacturer reports it will concentrate on the development of specialty solutions and expects the sale will not impact its global business

MULTI-PLASTICS Launches Lidding Films

The MULTI-Lid film line, containing five different polyester film laminations, is said to complement company’s flexible packaging and labeling films

Lamitech Acquires Signature Food Boards

With the acquisition, Lamitech broadens itself into the bakery board marketplace

Sappi Expands Line with Heavyweight Options

Company says new options in the LusterCote packaging line are suited for many applications and types of printing

Mohawk Expands Wide Format Inkjet Portfolio

Expanded portfolio now features 112 items optimized for many types of applications

DuPont Joins ADM to Offer Bio-Based Material

New technology reportedly shows promise in renewable materials for many industries with higher yields and lower energy usage

Jindal Films Invests in R&D Center

By relocating its R&D center and national headquarters, company creates 240 new jobs and positions itself for future expansion

DuPont Seeks Entries for Innovation Awards

The 28th DuPont Awards for Packaging Innovation looks for winners in the areas of technology, responsible packaging, and enhanced user experience

Avery Dennison Announces Bio-Based PE Film

The polyethylene label films include more than 80% renewable content and are said to offer performance and recyclability

Jindal Offers Metallized OPP Films

Metallyte MM688 and MM648 films are said to be well suited for high-speed packaging lines

Addivant Antioxidant in Commercial Trials

WESTON 705 liquid phosphite antioxidant is engineered for optimal resin processing, and company expects PE resins with it to be launched soon

Argotec Is Being Acquired by SWM

The TPU supplier moves from the portfolio of Wind Point Partners to that of SWM, who says Argotec’s business aligns well with its core competencies

API Foils Launches Hot-Stamping Metallic Foil

The MV-Plus Series, suited for coated and uncoated substrates, is said to provide brightness, heat resistance, and good adhesion

Treofan Holds Event to Launch Plant

Company was joined by many of its business partners at the inaugural ceremony of the BOPP supplier’s new facility in Germany

Toray OPP Films Suited for Non-Retort Pouches

TreaTear LT Series is said to offer many benefits, including a low SIT, high heat-seal strength, precise linear tear, and production efficiencies

Mitsubishi Polyester Film to Expand PET Capacity

Company is investing $100 million at South Carolina plant to increase BOPET capacity

Mohawk Launches New Substrate Lines

Synthetic Performance Polyester and Pressure Sensitive Select substrates made their debut at GRAPH EXPO 2015

Sonoco Announces Price Increase

Due to increased in costs for recovered paper, the company recently raised the price for all graces of uncoated recycled paperboard

Global Paper Solutions Paperboard Boasts Benefits

Zenith Hi-Brite Premium paperboard developed with Asia Pulp & Paper is said to offer both environmental and cost benefits

iSys Label Certifies UPM Raflatac Material for Printer

GHS BS5609 polyester from UPM Raflatac has been approved for use in the iSys EDGE 850 digital label printer

Infiana Adds Extruder at Pennsylvania Plant

Company hopes to strengthen its North American Base with additional extruder capacity and grow pressure-sensitive markets as well as other segments

Iggesund Adds Services in Asia

Company establishes a distribution channel in Asia and will offer Invercote and local sheeting to reduce lead times

Cortec Adds to Biodegradable Line

EcoSol water-soluble film is said to provide resistance to both dry powders and liquids and to resist many types of oils

Jindal Films Announces Capacity Additions

New testing labs in Europe and North America are reported, including a new orientation pilot line in Virton

Global Paper Solutions Reports Paperboard Benefits

Zenith Hi-Brite Premium paperboard is said to offer economic and environmental benefits, and company offers quick turnaround

New Era Converting Machinery Develops Flexible Glass

Working with a glass manufacturer, company designed and engineered a flexible glass substrate that could have use in electronics

Iggesund Develops Its European Service

Company will expand its agreement with SCA to create cost-effective transport solutions

Toray Plastics (America) Celebrates 30 Years

Company, with three decades of manufacturing history in the US, now has three divisions and sells into a wide range of markets

 

 

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