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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.

Hot Melt Adhesives Now a Recycling Solution at Channeled Resources

The Channeled Resources Group has added hot melt adhesives to the solutions it offers for recycling and second use of the components of p-s label stocks.

Paperboard Packaging Council Bestows Top Award to Graphic Packaging

Graphic Packaging Intl. (GPI) was named Paperboard Packaging Council (PPC) winner of the top Paperboard Package of the Year, Folding Carton Package of the Year, and Innovation Award at its recently held annual meeting held October14 in Orlando, FL.

Screen Printing Added to Color-Logic’s Process Metallic Color System

Color-Logic has broadened its Process Metallic Color System to include screen printing.

Facestock Is APR-Approved for Recycling Thermoform Containers

Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials reports Fasson Direct-Thermal 200HD label facestock with S490 adhesive has been approved by the Assn. Postconsumer Plastic Recyclers (APR) for the recycling of PET thermoform containers.

AIMCAL to Offer Dual Coating Conference in Europe

The Assn. of Intl. Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL) will hold its first major technical program in Europe, dual web coating and web handling conferences, June 10–15, 2012 , at the Diplomat Hotel in Prague, Czech Republic.

Kabra Gloucester (India) JV Unveils KAGE 5-Layer Film Line

Dunetha-Daman, India, is the site for the new Kabra Gloucester Engineering joint venture with US-based Gloucester Engineering out of Massachusetts.

Double H Plastics’ Cores Available in Reprocessed and Virgin HDPE

Double H Plastics now produces precision, extruded plastic cores in reprocessed as well as virgin HDPE. Sizes offered handle the full range of lengths to 84 in.

Lifting Device from Konecranes is Alternative to Traditional Hoists

Konecranes offers the AirBalancer, a lifting device with a floating load unit, that aids in the picking, lifting, moving, and precise placement of items by hand.

David Bankson Named President of Label Technology

Label Technology Inc. has named David Bankson as its new president. Bankson, VP of research and development, will succeed his father, John Bankson, who will remain as CEO and chairman of the board.

Matteucci Award Recognizes Four Exceptional Presenters at AIMCAL Fall 2011 TechCon

In keeping with tradition, the Assn. of Intl. Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL), Ft. Mill, SC, recognized exceptional presenters with its coveted Matteucci Award at its annual fall technical conference, this year held on October 23--26 at the Peppermill Resort.

HP Indigo Introduces WS4600 Digital Press

The HP Indigo WS4600 digital press is said to offer a full ecosystem solution for label production.

Acucote Installs Martin Automatic Splicer

Custom coating and laminating converter ACUCOTE has recently installed a Martin Automatic ECPF splicer and reportedly is well on course for an 18-month payback on the investment.

US Converting Bought by Advanced Web Technologies

Advanced Web Technologies LLC has acquired the assets of US Converting Inc., South Elgin, IL, a wide web flexible packaging converter established in 1985.

Bagmaking Equipment from Gloucester Adds Capacity at Laddawn

Gloucester Engineering has received multiple orders from Laddawn to provide equipment to Laddawn's new facility in Sparks, NV. Laddawn, a privately owned manufacturer of PE bags, film, and tubes headquartered in Devens, MA, purchased a new 104-in.-wide blown film line from Gloucester in August.

Fixed Point Web Gauge from NDC Suited for Entry-Level Use

NDC Infrared Engineering’s new fixed-point 8000-F web gauging system, which is part of the TDi family, features architecture built upon intelligent measurements and controls and is said to provide a cost-effective, entry-level solution for web gauging.

HP Indigo Digital Press Pushes Crossover Point

Alpharetta, GA | The HP Indigo WS6600 digital press for labels and packaging is said to push the crossover point of digital vs conventional processes by up to 50%.

Martin Automatic Signs New Rep in Middle East and North Africa

Martin Automatic Inc. has signed a cooperation agreement with XOL Automation to distribute Martin’s automatic splicing, rewinding, and tension control equipment.

Cortec Corp. Offers Biodegradable Film with Corrosion Inhibitor

Eco-Corr Film from Cortec Corp. is a biobased and biodegradable film utilizing Cortec's patented VpCI (Vapor phase Corrosion Inhibitor) technology.

AkzoNobel Specialty Plastics Announces Full Commercialization of Soliant Bright Film

AkzoNobel Specialty Plastics has announced the full commercialization of Soliant Bright Film.

New Custom High-Performance Rollstock Program from Rollprint

A new stock program is announced by Rollprint Packaging Products that’s suited for custom, high-performance, engineered rollstock products, allowing lower volume orders.

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