Coatings

Microhardness Testing Explained: Vickers & Knoop Testing

Microhardness Testing is used to determine a material’s hardness or resistance to deformation when test samples are not suitable for other types of Macrohardness testing.

Flint Group Packaging Boosts North America Business With Key Commercial Appointment

Leading developer of inks and coatings for the Packaging and Label industries, Flint Group Packaging has announced the appointment of Terry Davis as Vice President of Strategic Accounts, Flexible Packaging North America.

Stop Pulp and Paper Industry Circuit Board Corrosion

Anti-corrosion compound developed for the U.S. militaryprotects against even airborne corrosion accelerators

The Fundamentals of Adhesive Coatings

Many adhesive coatings are custom-engineered to solve limitless application challenges.

Enabling Solutions for Sustainable Packaging

Michelman has enabled advances in paper & film packaging sustainability since creating its first repulpable water-based coating over 50 years ago.

Flint Group Secures Ecovadis Silver Rating Across Its Global Footprint

Flint Group, including all business units within its Packaging and its Commercial Publication & Web divisions

Sun Chemical Acquires SAPICI to Expand Customer Offerings in Polymers and Lamination Adhesives Market

Sun Chemical has acquired SAPICI, a global leading company in high-performance polyurethanes for coatings, flexible packaging, industrial adhesives and more.

Sufresca Accelerates Its Green Solution to Reduce Waste and Plastic

AgriTech start-up Sufresca, Ltd. is breathing new life into the global pursuit for combatting food waste and plastic use.

Q & A: NORDMECCANICA

Nordmeccanica is a global manufacturer specializing in coating, laminating, and metalizing machinery.

Michelman and CMS Industrial Technologies, LLC Enter into Strategic Partnership

Michelman has recently partnered with CMS Industrial Technologies, LLC (CMS) to produce its coating equipment

Tetra Pak Expands Production of Plant-Based Coatings for Aseptic Cartons to North America

As demand for sustainable packaging continues to grow, Tetra Pak has expanded production of aseptic cartons made with sugarcane-based polyethylene (PE) coatings

Advantages and Disadvantages of Coating Methods

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Taghleef Adds Davis-Standard Liquid Coating Line for OPP Films

Global industry leader, Taghleef Industries, installed a custom Davis-Standard liquid coating line at its facility in Terre Haute, Indiana, to support new markets in coated OPP films.

CBS Printing Forge Ahead with UV LED System Retrofit

Australian print and marketing solutions provider CBS has recently upgraded its Ryobi 754G+C+SLD press with a retrofitted GEW UV LED curing system.

Davis-Standard to Promote Range of Technology at Converter’s Expo

Davis-Standard will promote a broad portfolio of technology solutions August 9-10, at Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay, Wisc., in booth 75.

Tata Steel Packaging and Sensory Analytics Announce Partnership for Quality Excellence

Tata Steel’s Protact® lamination plant in IJmuiden, Netherlands and Sensory Analytics, the U.S. supplier of patented SpecMetrix® coating and film thickness measurement systems

A Surge in Demand for Antimicrobial Protection

The COVID-19 pandemic has touched all our lives in ways we could never imagine.

Teknos and Brightplus Cooperate to Develop Bio-Based and Biodegradable Solutions for Food Packaging

Paper and paperboard used in food packaging or serving are traditionally coated with a thin film of plastic which can make the recycling of such packaging problematic and eventually increase the amount of waste.

Michelman Joins the International Molded Fiber Association (IMFA) to Help Advance Fiber-Based Packaging in a Circular Economy

In its continuing effort to enable more sustainable packaging solutions for the Circular Economy

Sensory Analytics Announces Issuance of Broad New Patent Covering Coating Thickness Measurement

Sensory Analytics, the fast-growing supplier of highly precise and award-winning SpecMetrix® coating thickness and film layer measurement systems

Tullis Russell Specifies Vetaphone For New Kroenert Line

One of the UK’s longest serving manufacturers of security and label stock coated products

Production Value Left on the Surface of the Roller

In web processing rollers, the areas of roller utilization, best practices, maintenance and fleet management have significant opportunity for process improvement.

Michelman’s Water Resistant HydraBan Coatings Make Innovative Solutions Possible

Michelman’s HydraBan® is a brand of water-based coatings designed for use on paper and paperboard.

Technicote Celebrates 40 Years of Providing Better Alternatives, Unique Products and Customer Solutions

Technicote announced 40 years of creating customer solutions. In 1980, Dirk Desanzo had a daring dream to start a company in the converting industry

New Coating Technology Providing Real Solutions in Flexible Packaging

Flexible packaging is one of the most diverse industries in the world with products that are used every day, by millions of people

Coating on Trial

In coating and laminating there are many performance limiters that can affect the coating operative’s ability to produce a consistent product.

Is Gravure Coating Right for You?

Most people who read articles on coating have products they want to coat or coating machinery they want to utilize.

Leading Manufacturer of Quality Print Finishing Solutions in the USA

D&K Group is a leading manufacturer of print finishing solutions including laminating films and equipment. 

Michael Lyons Joins Verico Technology as Contract Manufacturing Sales Manager

Verico Technology recently announced the appointment of Michael Lyons as contract manufacturing sales manager

Retroflex Announces $1.5 Million Expansion

Retroflex, Inc. recently announced a $1.5 million expansion to its Wrightstown, Wisc. facility.

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