Converter Industry Events

8-10 | 2010 Packaging Conference, Plastic Technologies Inc., ARIA Resort at CityCenter, Las Vegas, NV;

10 | AIMCAL-PFFC Webinar on Contract Coating for Development or Manufacturing, Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators/Paper, Film & Foil Converter, 11 a.m. EST;

11-12 | FPA Environmental & Safety Summit, Flexible Packaging Assn., TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, St. Petersburg Beach, FL;

16 | AIMCAL-PFFC-EMA Webinar on Basics: Resistence Heated Evaporation of Aluminum, Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators/Paper, Film & Foil Converter/European Metallizers Assn., 11 a.m. ET;

16-18 | Nip Roller Workshop, AIMCAL Converting School, Holiday Inn Express, Rochester, NY;

18 | AIMCAL-PFFC Webinar on Reducing the Carbon Footprint: Making Sustainable Flexible Packaging, Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators/Paper Film & Foil Converter, 11 a.m. ET;

21-25 | SPE Intl. Polyolefins 2010 Conference, Society of Plastics Engineers, Hilton Houston North, Houston, TX;

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  • Celplast Metallized Products, Toronto, ON, Canada, is the exclusive distributor of Camvac's Camclear line of AIOX-coated clear barrier PET films, said to be an improved barrier alternative to PVdC-coated PET and EVOH coex films.

  • Wisdom Adhesives, Elgin, IL, receives a 2009 Illinois Family Business of the Year Award from Loyola Univ. Chicago Family Business Center for its strong commiment to business development, family, and the greater-Illinois community.

  • MPI Release, Winchester, MA, offers a brief video presentation on its history and capabilities as a supplier of silicone-coated release liners. Contact

  • Wallace Nard, president of Novaflex Inc., Carol Stream, IL, is the exclusive US agent and sales representative for the small bag machine range from Garant Maschinenhandel, a subs. of Windmoeller & Hoelscher Group, Lincoln, RI.

  • Flint Group, Luxembourg, expands its website with a vibrant new look, logical navigation, and a Product Selector Tool. Visit

  • The North Kansas City, MO, manufacturing plant of Henkel Corp., Cary, NC, completes 25 years without a lost-time injury and 10 years without a recordable injury.

  • Reifenhauser Inc. moves to a new 10,000-sq-ft location at 27 Garden St., Ste. B, Danvers, MA 01923.

  • Gravure Assn. of America, Paramus, NJ, accepts entries for its Golden Cylinder Awards competition until February 12. Entry forms can be downloaded at

  • Martin Schoeppler, president of Fujifilm Dimatix, Santa Clara, CA, takes top honors for his presentation at IMI Europe, the 17th Annual Inkjet Conference. Organized by the Information Management Inst., the conference took place in Barcelona, Spain, in November 2009. Schoeppler's paper, “The Paradigm Shift to Single Pass” can be downloaded at

  • Brushfoil, Guilford, CT, achieves ISO 9001:2008 certification for its quality management system. Certification is awarded through January 2013.

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