Materials

Jindal Films Launches Three Films

Films are suited for packaging and label applications and are said to offer both performance and sustainability features

Avery Dennison Shows Off Graphic Solutions

A wide range of self-adhesive graphic solutions were featured at FESPA Digital 2014, including applications for automotive and architectural segments

AmeriLam Supply Group Material Feels Like Leather

LuxeFilms FineLeather tactile thermal finishing film adds cowhide-like finish suited for high-end folding cartons and more

Allied Development Releases Study on Biopolymers

Global markets, environmental Impact, and technology are covered in study that looks at biopolymers in the packaging industry

OMNOVA Announces Price Increases

Increases cover polyvinyl acetate homopolymer, vinyl acetate, and vinyl acrylic-based emulsions

Derprosa BOPP Film Made to Fight Bacteria

BACTERSTOP reportedly kills 99.9% of bacteria and is recommended for fresh fruit and vegetable packaging

Toray Pledges $2 Million to University Engineering Project

Company pledges money to University of Rhode Island’s Engineering Department to help school produce top engineering prospects

Freedonia Group Issues Study of Bioplastics

Growth is expected in almost all geographic markets, but the success of bioplastics will ultimately depend on price and performance, study says

Kuraray to Acquire DuPont Glass Laminating Solutions/Vinyls

Kuraray expects to benefit from the technology, R&D, manufacturing, and sales network of DuPont’s GLS//Vinyls team

CCL Industries Acquires Advanced Packaging Films

The acquired company, which becomes part of the CCL Label global Food & Beverage business, adds capability for sleeve and p-s label applications

Derprosa Shows Off New Films at Luxe Pack Monaco

Elegance Gold and Silver Matt BOPP films were among those featured as company confirmed its commitment to high-end packaging

Kodak and Xymox Report Agreement on Conductive Films

Xymox’s multi-touch sensor technology will feature Kodak’s HCF Film in a variety of industrial sensors

Acucote Adds Thinner Films to BOPP LIne

Three new PP films for prime label offerings and the variable print market are offered through the AcuChoice program with GPX adhesive

Gauge Blown Film Configurations with NDC Systems

The 8110-BF system for single-layer film and the 8000 system for more complex films are available in various configurations

Plastic Technologies Offers PET Recycling Calculator

Product helps users determine how compatible a specific package is with today’s recycling systems and its impact on recycled PET production

Romeo RIM Wins Polyurethane Award

The American Chemistry Council honors company for its innovative in-mold decorated long fiber injection

PCI Reports BOPP Demand Is Returning to the West

After struggling for several years due to the economy and other factors, the Western European BOPP film market is making a comeback

Scodix Names Derprosa Supplier for Lamination Films

Derprosa films are said to offer many effects, both optical and tactile, that can be used in Scodix Sense, a premium printing process

ExxonMobil Launches OPP Films at Labelexpo Europe

Three new high-yield Label-Lyte films for p-s labels and roll-fed applications made their debut in Europe

John P. Felinski Shares Background on PET Levels and Pricing

John P. Felinski shares some background on PET levels and pricing

Dura-Fibre Offers 100% Recycled Folding Carton Material

EcoEarth is FSC certified and reportedly offers an excellent printing surface for many markets along with environmental benefits

GPA Announces Digital Catalog with New Substrates

Papers, synthetic films, and p-s papers are among the many new offerings for toner digital and HP Indigo presses

Newark Receives Incentive for Energy Efficiency

Company‘s Wisconsin Paperboard Mill is awarded for improving quality and formation of product and improving tons per day, all at current energy levels

Avery Dennison Announces Security Materials

The Select Solutions Security portfolio includes products that add counterfeiting protection and tamper evidence to a broad range of products

FiberMark Announces Folding Carton Materials for Spirits

Aimed at premium products, new portfolio features a variety of colors and embossed patterns, and all boards are FSC certified

AWA Conference Will Focus on Specialty Papers

Program will cover all market segments using specialty paper, an area said to be growing due to interest in renewable-source/recyclable materials

Derprosa Announces BOPP Lamination Film

SoFT TOUcH film, said to resist water and alcohol and protect print, can be applied hot or cold for boxes and cases

PCI Reports European BOPET Film Prices Are Stable

Already squeezed film producer margins, excess film extrusion capacity, and stable raw material costs are among the reasons prices have stabilized

Heraeus Material Has Low Surface Resistance

Clevios HY1 is highly conductive and said to be well suited for printed and touch electronics

Westlake Plastics Sells Majority Ownership to Actimed

Supplier of thermoplastic products has a new majority owner that brings with it new resources for investments in many areas

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