Coatings

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

AIMCAL R2R Presentation Preview

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.

Yasui Seiki Japan is Moving and Expanding in Fall 2019

Yasui Seiki Japan started the fabrication of its fourth and largest coating machine assembly plant as well as its new headquarters building in Kanagawa, Japan.

Vetaphone Versatility Opens New Opportunities for TC Transcontinental

Vetaphone has collaborated with TC Transcontinental to install Corona systems at its U.S. manufacturing plant in Matthews, N.C.

Nordmeccanica Machinery and Novacote Adhesives by COIM Group Partner for Adhesive Technology Solution

Nordmeccanica and COIM Group joined forces in a cooperation targeted to the development of an adhesive technology.

Loparex Selects Sung An Machinery Co. Ltd. New High Performance Tandem Extrusion Machine

Loparex announced the purchase of a new high-speed tandem extrusion coating machine from Sung An Machinery Co. Ltd (SAM).

Mica Opens Distribution Center in Singapore

The company says the new facility will aid supply chain and delivery efficiency in Southeast Asia

Sun Chemical Adds Line of Varnishes

SunEvo Protect LEP overprint varnishes for HP Indigo digital presses are said to be suited for labels, flexible packaging, and folding cartons

BCC Research Issues EMI/RFI Study

Company says the comprehensive study of electromagnetic interference and radio frequency interference is useful to those in the plastics industry

Heat Technologies Updates Demo Facility

New and upgraded equipment allows advancements in company’s drying/curing/heating/cooling process

INX Expands Kansas Facility

The plant in Edwardsville, KS, is now double the size to support company’s growth in energy-curable inks and coatings

Ashland Coating System Is Patented

PureKote 23589 and PureKote 21412A coatings for flexible packaging are said to be improve feel and provide resistance to water and scuffs

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