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Acquisition includes organic semiconducting material patents and FlexOS trademark, plus licenses relating to organic thin-film transistor technology
The X-350 laser die-cutting module can be integrated with converting solutions from Smag Graphique
Manufacturer of corrugated containers, displays, and more sells to many industries and reportedly has a history of innovation in packaging
Company has certified the Epson SurePress L-4033AW with iSi MaxPrint RIP supports file formats required to produce the Process Metallic Color System
The acquisition is expected to allow Glenroy to provide customers with high-quality stand-up pouches
EcoCortec VpCI films and bags, available in custom sizes and shapes, are said to offer strong protection for metal parts
Program allows companies to personalize FTA books with their logos as gifts to customers, prospects, etc.
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This variation management capability allows manufacturers to measure, understand, and improve material delivery and dispensing, reportedly enabling manufacturers to reduce waste, improve product quality, and enhance production efficiency. Variation management is said to be especially valuable in nonwoven disposable hygiene product manufacturing with demanding, rapidly changing flow requirements during ramp-up and ramp down-phases.
The TruFlow meter is a simple, positive-displacement meter said to measure actual material flow rates accurately and consistently. The meter operates across a broad flow range, 10–500 ccs/min, as well as a wide spectrum of material viscosities and temperatures.
Company says meters have a durable design and construction, making them easy to install and minimizing maintenance. Simple connections and compact size mean TruFlow meters are adaptable to most production environments.
TruFlow meters join the family of TruFlow applicators and dividers to round out company’s OptiBond solutions for variation management. The OptiBond portfolio accommodates both retrofit and new installations for everything from simple flow monitoring to point-of-application, closed-loop control.