Web Industries Named 3M Preferred Converter

Company will offer medical device companies a single source for contract converting and manufacturing services of medical devices using 3M materials

Johns Manville Expands Glass Fiber Operation

Company says the expansion in its Tennessee plant is intended to support growth in engineering thermoplastics

Archroma Additive Is FDA Approved for Food Packaging

Cartaguard KST, reported resistant to oil, grease, and water, is approved for use in the manufacture of paper and board for food packaging

Drytac Overlaminate Has Improved Finish

Interlam Pro Emerytex clear overlaminate now offers a durable, sand-textured finish for greater uniformity and appearance

Cosmo Films Offers Metallized BOPP

Metallized BOPP film is said to provide good barrier and a treated surface for printing, as well as good heat seal strength

Polymax Materials Suited for Sensory-Sensitive Applications

Thermoplastic elastomers are said to protect the freshness, quality, and safety of food and beverages

ExxonMobil Adds to Polymers Line

Vistamaxx 3588FL is said to combine low seal and hot tack initiation temperatures with broad hermetic seal range in cPP and BOPP films

DUNMORE Materials Again Go Into Space

The DSCOVR satellite includes company’s multilayer insulation films and polyimide tapes to protect it during its five-year mission

Acucote Adds to Instant Redeemable Coupon Line

Diamond-Cote Single-Ply IRC product requires no lamination and can be run on digital or flexo press

NeuDrive Acquires Portfolio from CPI Innovation Services

Acquisition includes organic semiconducting material patents and FlexOS trademark, plus licenses relating to organic thin-film transistor technology

Cortec Corrosion Inhibiting Films Are Made to Order

EcoCortec VpCI films and bags, available in custom sizes and shapes, are said to offer strong protection for metal parts

Cortec Offers Fire-Retardant Shrink Film

MilCorr FR VpCI shrink film is said to provide universal protection to parts when used as packaging

Huhtamaki Films Now Known as Infiana Group

The new name is a word created to convey ideas, innovation, and the creation of high quality products

Arjowiggins Offers Interactive Paper Product

Fine paper combined with interactive PowerCoat creates many options for brands to communicate with consumers

DuPont Names Judges for Packaging Innovation Awards

Company says the panel, representing different parts of the value chain and the world, brings a broad perspective to the judging process

SCA Forest Products Launches One-Side-Coated Paper

Solo Print is offered as part of company’s Sustainable Packaging product family and is said to provide many environmental benefits

DuPont Names Advisory Panel for Competition

While calling for entries, company says panel will help ensure awards program remains relevant and will improve connection to the packaging industry

Treofan Enhances Film Processing Temps

Company reports it has optimized the hot slip of its BOPP packaging films

BI-AX Film Aids in Ebola Fight

APTRA plastic film is being used by Kappler for its protective garments needed by healthcare workers

DUNMORE Films and Tapes Work Hard in Space

Multi-layer insulation films and tapes have been protecting ESA's Rosetta space mission by maintaining operational temperature for more than a decade

Mohawk Redesigns Swatchbooks for Ease of Use

New larger format is designed to make paper specifying process clearer, company says, and to allow users to see options more easily

Tekni-Films Offers High-Barrier Films

Company says specialty films are an alternative to Barex for thermoformable, heat-sealable packaging applications

BI-AX Corn-Based Film Achieves Price Parity

Company reports Evlon compostable biodegradable plastic film, said to keep food fresh, is now comparably priced with petroleum-based products

Freedonia Report Covers World Polyethylene

Global demand for PE resins is expected to reach 99.6 million metric tons by 2018, with Asia/Pacific continuing as the fastest growing market

BillerudKorsnäs Paper Can Be 3D Formed

FiberForm renewable paper can be embossed for folding cartons and labels and is said to use less energy in thermoforming

Rollprint Adds to High-Barrier Line

Exponent 2 coextruded, clear flexible film is said to be suited for high-barrier pharmaceutical applications and more

Bemis Completes Sale of Pressure Sensitive Materials Business

Company reports the sale of the MACtac division to Platinum Equity for $170 million is complete

Ceresana LDPE Study Offers Global Details

With global sales expected to rise by 1.5% p.a. until 2021, LDPE is seeing particularly strong growth in Asia and the Middle East

Channeled Resources Partners with PaperTyger

Channeled Resources will supply slit-to-size shipments of PaperTyger’s laminated paper product

Ampac Announces Ultra-High-Barrier Film

Flexi FoilFree HB film laminates are said to provide many benefits, including a more sustainable alternative to foil-based materials

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