Extrusion Coating

Mondi Plants Boost Coating Capabilities for Food Packaging

Mondi Örebro has upgraded its extrusion coating facilities with tandem equipment, allowing the Swedish-based plant to increase capacity and run two-sided products with different polymer types

Davis-Standard Equips New Jen-Coat Plant

WESTFIELD, MA | Packaging Solutions Holdings is planning a state-of-the-art, greenfield packaging plant in the Midwest (location not determined at presstime).

Davis-Standard Promotes Green Initiatives at K 2010

Equipment that supports energy efficiency and cost reduction will be the focus of Davis-Standard during the K Show, October 27–November 3 in Düsseldorf, Germany

Multiplying Key Coex Layers Improves Properties

Innovative flat extrusion die systems allow multiplying key functional layers in cast film and sheet to improve properties without increasing either overall thickness or raw materials content

Flex-Pack = Opportunity

With nearly 11% of the North American market for extrusion-coated/laminated materials on a weight basis and 21.5% on an area basis flexible packaging

TAPPI Conference In India a Success

MUMBAI & NEW DELHI, INDIA | Growth, opportunity, and innovation were the themes of the 2009 Flexible Packaging Symposium on trends and technology development

Extrusion Coating System Upgraded

Symphonix process control technology for the film, sheet, foam, and extrusion coating markets is the replacement control platform for company's Extrol

Parkinson Adds 7-Layer Capability to Pilot Lab

WOONSOCKET RI | Parkinson Technologies has installed a new Cloeren seven-layer Variable Geometry (VG) feedblock and 20-in. Epoch extrusion die for customers

Jemmco Announces 10-Year Anniversary

MEQUON, WI | Jemmco LLC is celebrating its tenth anniversary as a provider to the extrusion and web converting industries. Says Jeff Opad, VP, Jemmco

Lebanese Joint Venture Invests in W&H Coex Line

LINCOLN, RI | Cedex Plastics, the new Lebanese-based joint venture between Exopack and the Indevco Group of Lebanon, has made its first investment in

Sonoco Benefits From Improved Purging Compound

Depew, Ny | Shuman Plastics sent a sample of its New & Improved Dyna-Purge X thermoplastic purging compound to Donovan Young, pilot plant supervisor at

Reduce & Reuse

Across the globe, the traditional commercial markets for extrusion-coated/laminated materials are being eclipsed in terms of volumes by applications in

TAPPI Offers Info on the Bay

NORCROSS, GA The beautiful Chesapeake Bay is the setting for the 2008 TAPPI PLACE Conference, scheduled for September 14-18 at the Renaissance Portsmouth

Plying the Trade

With an internationally trained management team, complemented by highly experienced production personnel, Ultra Flex Packaging Corp. often leads in both

Barrier Wanted

Vacuum-coated papers and films are enjoying dynamic growth levels. Brand owners' demands for flexible packaging, label materials, cartons, and cigarette

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Troubleshooting Extrusion Processes With Hands-On Computational Proceduresby Natti S. Rao, Plastics Solutions International Consulting

the PLACE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Nucleation Of Polyethylene Blown Filmby Heather Dolan, Milliken & Co. APPLICATION: Nucleation is a common practice with polypropylene

the PLACE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Chemical Analysis Of The Polyester/Metal Surface Of A Delamination Failureby Eldridge M. Mount III, EMMOUNT Technologies Application:

the PLACE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Use of Metallocene Polyethylene In Coextruded Lamination Films by Richard W. Halle and Simone Vigano, ExxonMobil Chemical APPLICATION:

the PLACE

Advances in extrusion coating die system technology, and on-line gauging as a process troubleshooting tool.

the PLACE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Stretch Film Production Control Of Extrusion And Casting Variables by Mark A. Jones, Battenfeld Gloucester Europe APPLICATION: Using

A Look at Flame Retardants

For this discussion, flame retardants are additives for adhesives or coatings that make an adhesive or coating resistant to catching fire. This may be an oversimplification, since catching fire can have different meanings.

the PLACE

Non-polar process aids improve extrusion; troubleshooting corona treatment issues; electron beam curable gas and aroma barrier technology; and the role of adhesives in the retort pouch.

the PLACE

Nanotechnology functionality in flexible packaging, new methods of manufacturing; enhanced economics of 100% solids adhesives; clarifiers for polypropylene film; and coextruded HMW-HDPE film structures with improved bubble stability.

the PLACE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Applications Of Novel Photo-Curing Oligomer Resins: Generation Twoby Michael L. Gould et al., Ashland Specialty Chemical Application:

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Barrier Testing And Comparison In Pouch Packaging Structures by Bill Minnich, AET Films APPLICATION: Metallized OPP structures can provide

the PLACE

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY A New Family of sHDPE Polymers For Enhanced Moisture Barrier Performanceby Norman Aubee, Patrick Lam, and Sarah Marshall, NOVA Chemicals

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Effects of machine direction orientation on the moisture and oxygen barrier properties of HMW-PE films, novel high performance collation shrink film, choosing the right cure mechanism for UV curable laminating adhesives, and cost reduction using performance products.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Influence of electron beam on some polymeric substrates used in flexible packaging; polymer processing additives and melt fracture in blown film, die geomotry considerations; adding oxygen barrier to laminating adhesives; and how to improve cross-machine drying profiles.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Improving productivity with automated slitter positioning, polymeric nanocomposites enabled by controlled architecture materials, benefits of new technology ionizers for web handling, and the effect of orientation on MD on HMW-HDPE films.

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