Metallizing

AIMCAL and SVC Establish Scholarship Fund

AIMCAL and the Society of Vacuum Coaters have agreed, using the resources of the Society of Vacuum Coaters Foundation, to establish the Bernard Henry AIMCAL and SVC Scholarship Fund the honor of the late Bernard Henry. The scholarships are open to students worldwide to attend qualified instructors of higher learning.

AIMCAL Announces Speakers at Summer School 2007

AIMCAL is offering two tracks for this year's Summer School, being held August 6-9, 2007, in Minneapolis, MN: Web Handling and Web Coating and Laminating. Speakers for these tracks include: Dr. David Roisum, PFFC columnist Timothy J. Walker, Dr. Ed Cohen, Dr. Al Pocius, and Dr. Ted Lightfoot.

AIMCAL Holds Summer School

Now in its 9th year, AIMCAL's Summer School assembles consultants and educators for four days of focused technical sessions. This year's schools will be held in Minneapolis, MN, August 6-9 and New Delhi, India, August 20-21.

Knowledge = Power = Success

Training. It's as essential to the growth and vitality of a converting operation as air and water are to all living things. Many companies have in-depth,

Sweets Success

Located in the industrial left bank of Kiev (Kyiv), Ukraine's bustling capital city, Ukrplastic is the nation's largest flexible packaging converter.

Leader of the Six-Pack

Members of the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators hitched their horses to a Texas hoedown-style venue at the annual winter meeting

Leader of the Six-Pack

Seven winners and one “leader of the pack” flaunt their looks and high-tech features in AIMCAL’s annual competition.

Metallizing Matures

Innovative use of metallized products will drive future growth as traditional markets begin to slow.

Fast and Juicy

Graphic Packaging Intl. (GPI), Marietta, GA, has teamed up with Oscar Mayer to offer hot dogs that are juicy and ready to eat after 35 sec in the microwave.

New Metallizing Process

Celplast Metallized Products has developed a process for metallizing standard 48 g PET films, giving metal adhesion values that are equivalent or superior to those of chemically-treated metallized PET.

A Super Idea

Celplast Metallized Products, Toronto, ON, Canada, has developed a process for metallizing standard 48-ga PET films that reportedly results in metal adhesion

Puttin' On the Ritz

Marketing glitz and glamour equally share the limelight with technical merit in this year's annual metallized and coated products competition, staged by AIMCAL, the Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators.

Metallizing Makeover

Celplast reinvents its business model to focus on value-added specialty films.

AIMCAL Blogs Launch

AIMCAL launched four blogs August 1, 2005 covering web coating and laminating, vacuum web coating, web handling and converting, and specialty web coating.

Coating & Laminating Special Report, Part 1

You won’t find your company’s future in a crystal ball, tarot cards, or tea leaves, but you might find it in Peter Drucker’s advice: "The best way to deal with the future is to create it."

The Mettle of Metallizers

Published back in 1997, The Wiley Encyclopedia of Packaging Technology, 2nd ed., stated: The field of vacuum metallizing serving the packaging industry

AIMCAL Awards, Page 2, PFFC, March 2004

AIMCAL recognizes winners of its annual competition for opening new markets and for technological superiority.

The Global Metallizing Market

Dr. William Llewellyn, senior consultant, AWA Alexander Watson Assoc., highlights current market trends from AWA's forthcoming Metallized Films and Papers: Global Sourcebook 2004.

Darwin Would Approve

Since its founding, Vacumet has pursued the goal of meeting the needs of its customers by adapting to changes in the marketplace. Now, the company has done it again with a new division and a new plant.

Totally Rockin' Metal

This year's EMA Awards prove the glitz of metallizing truly rocks.

Making the Most of Metallizing

The second European Conference on Metallized Papers and Films, organized by AWA Conferences, took place in Amsterdam, The Netherlands, February 5-7. Sponsored

AIMCAL Winners Pulsate with Panache

For the 2003 edition of the Vacuum Metallized or Coated Product Competition of the Fort Mill, SC-based Association of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters

Metallizing Trends Across the Globe

Investment in metallizing technologies continues with incremental and replacement capacity being commissioned, adding to the overall capacity available

Technology Improvements and Emerging Markets Drive Growth in Metallizing

Business is good at Applied Films, says Liz Josephson. Vacumet is expanding, but Bob Korowicki says some metallizers are in trouble. Frank Sereno is bullish:

Metallized Products Sourcebook Predicts Increased Demand

In today's changing and highly competitive environment, up-to-date market information is essential for monitoring performance and making business-critical

New Sourcebook Covers Metallized Papers and Films

Metallized Papers & Films: World Sourcebook 2002 has been published by AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. Exclusively sponsored by the Association of Industrial

Outsourcing Protects Trade Secrets

Utilizing Chemsultants' independent pilot coating facilities is saving time and money for Nexfor Fraser Papers and keeping new-product ideas under wraps.

Metallizer Makes a Winning Wager

What recession? With a new facility, two new Galileo metallizers, and an ei3 electronic communications network, Vacumet Corp. doesn't seem to know the meaning of the word.

Coating and Laminating Special Report

Five related articles examining today's coating/laminating industry peers into the future of this key industry niche.

Vacumet Makes Metallizing Dreams Come True

The entrepreneurial spirit thrives at Vacumet Corp., feeding on acquisitions, expansions, perseverance, and good timing. What makes a dream come true

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