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Sheeter Allows Production of Preprinted Holographic Material

Maxson sheeter permits printers/converters the ability to cut preprinted holographic materials precisely.

Blanket Product Lines Will Cost More at Sun Chemical

Increases in the costs of raw materials lead to a price increase on blanket product lines at Sun Chemical

Electrical Slip Rings from Deublin Have Long Life

Deublin’s electrical slip rings are designed for a variety of EMI, temperature, acceleration, vibration, and shock requirements

K 2013 Will Show How Plastics Move the World

The role of plastics in mobility will highlight the 2013 K Show, offering climate-compatible energy and transport concepts in multimedia presentations

Award Pronounces Xeikon a Reliable, Financially Stable Partner

Xeikon receives the Graydon Award as confirmation of its good credit status, general financial health, and reliability in doing business

Goldenrod Will Refurbish Large Shafts of All Brands

A new service at Goldenrod Corp. offers refurbishment of large roll spools, promising better turnaround time

Small, Light Zip-Pak Slider Option Has Ergonomic Design

Offering leak resistance and speeds above 150 closures/min, the Slider Select also cuts costs by reducing the mass of the system

E-Close Packaging Is Honored for Easy Open and Close Features

Amcor Flexibles reports that Amcor E-Close recently received an award from Scanstar, the competition organized each year by the Scandinavian Packaging Assn., for its latest innovation in easy-to-open and re-seal solutions for fresh applications.

Meadwestvaco’s Coated Cover Stock Certified for HP Indigo Presses

Tango Advantage Digital C1S and C2S coated cover from MeadWestvaco is now certified for HP Indigo Digital Presses.

Polymer-Based Primer Coatings for Plastic Films Are Laser Printable

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory's (ARDL) PolyData water-based computer-imprintable top coating or printing primer allows film labels to accept standard printing.

Copolyester from Eastman Is Suited for Thin-Walled Containers

Eastman Chemical Co. offers Embrace LV copolyester for shrink body labels. Benefits reportedly include lower shrink force to eliminate crushing of thin-walled containers during application.

EFI Jetrion 4900 UV Inkjet Digital Label Press Offers In-Line Laser Finishing

The Jetrion 4900 UV inkjet digital label press from EFI offers high quality with in-line laser finishing that's reportedly suited for more efficient and profitable short-runs.

New East Coast Facility Planned for Core Systems Intl.

Core Systems Intl. is expanding its core cutting and core handling equipment operation to the Lehigh Valley, PA, area.

Brand Owners Can Assess Strategy To Include Digital Print Commercialization

 "Digital Print: Commercialization Assessment Report" by Karstedt Partners, LLC, offers brand owners the tools to determine how to respond to the challenges of "new shoppers."

Two MOCON Products Bundled for Easier Barrier Testing

MOCON is "bundling" two of its entry-level, stand-alone, transmission rate units to enable what it says is a more cost-effective entry.

ODVA White Paper Offers Tools to Optimize Machinery Integration

ODVA, a global association of automation companies, announces a new white paper, Optimization of Machine Integration (OMI), which outlines a strategic vision for an open and interoperable communication framework in the industrial sector.

In-Line-Produced Embossed Hologram Lauded with IHMA Award

The Intl. Hologram Mfrs. Assn. (IHMA) announces the winner in the Innovation in Holographic Technology category at the association's 2011 edition of the 19th annual Excellence Holography Awards.

Antistatic & Cleanroom Swabs Are Free of Organic Contaminants

Cleanmo Cleanroom and ESD Swabs are claimed a good substitute for other low particulate cleanroom wipes.

Atlas Offers New Titan SR9-DT Dual-Turret Slitter/Rewinder

Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. (UK) launched the Titan SR9-DT dual-turret slitter/rewinder technology at ICE Europe 2011 in Munich, Germany.

Awards Honor Printing Produced on Diversity of HP Print Process Systems

HP is calling for entries for its first worldwide HP Print Excellence Awards recognizing graphic arts printing produced on HP Designet, Indigo, Inkjet Web Press, and Scitex systems.

Inwork Installs Decorative Coating Process at Breit Center

Breit Technologies and Sterling Toggle/Foiltone have installed a table top Cast and Cure unit exclusively at the Inwork Innovation Center in Garnerville, NY.

Green Bay Packaging Offers Label Stock That Dissolves

The Coated Products Operations of Green Bay Packaging offers dissolvable label stock that washes away under running water.

100% R-PET Containers To Offer Sustainable Packaging Solutions in No. America

A strategic agreement has been approved between Royal Interpack Co. of Thailand and Texas-based Worldwide Plastics Co. for selling sustainable packaging solutions to the North American market.

Webex Lowers Weight of Large Steel Rollers

Webex reports its spoked headers used on steel and stainless steel rollers over 24 in. in dia can lighten roller weight significantly while retaining the strength and performance parameters of a conventional roller design.

ASPAPEL Report Looks at Sustainability in the Spanish Paper Sector

The new Pulp & Paper Sector's Sustainability Report published by ASPAPEL (The Spanish Pulp and Paper Producers Assn.) takes a stance in favor of the bio-economy, the low-carbon economy based on the efficient use of natural resources.

PTI Calculator for PET Blends Is Offered as Free App

Plastic Technologies Inc. (PTI) has launched a new free app that calculates the intrinsic viscosity (IV) of PET resin blends via a two-step process.

P-S Labels Are the Subject of a New AWA Report

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. has published the Global Pressure-Sensitive Label Market & Technology Review 2011.

Toray Lumirror Multi-Layer PET Ideal for IMD Apps

An advanced manufacturing technology by Toray Plastics (America) has led to the development of Lumirror FA6 PET film, a proprietary, multi-layer polyester (PET) that is said to be ideal for in-mold decorating applications.

CTC Intl. Rewinder Finishes Small Roll Labels

The Model STACRW2-6 automatic turret rewinder from CTC Intl. is said to have everything needed to automatically finish small roll labels without additional unwinding equipment.

New HD Tension Indicator Developed by Montalvo

The Montalvo Corp. has developed a new tension indicator designed to provide accurate and repeatable web tension.

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