A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Providing practical information to the converting and packaging industries.

Breakin' Bounds in Barrier Films

According to research firm Kline and Company's comprehensive report, High-Performance Barrier Packaging Films 2004: Business Analysis and Opportunities

Switzerland

The Packaging Group's Stan Sacharow surveys a portion of the European converting industry with his look at Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the Benelux nations, Germany, and Italy.

United Kingdom

The demands of major retailers and supermarkets in the UK spark novel, innovative flexible packaging.

Benelux

Strategically located, the three small Benelux nations wield a big influence on flexible packaging in Europe.

Germany

Considered Europe's most exciting flex-pack market, Germany also produces many influential environmental laws.

Italy

Sophisticated equipment and pioneering products are the earmarks of the Italian flex-pack industry.

Learn How to Produce Retort Pouches Successfully at Packaging Group Seminar Series

The secrets to successful retort pouch production — the fast-growing flex-pack application in North Americ — will be presented at The Packaging Group's upcoming seminar series, The Keys to Successful Pouch Processing, in late October (2004).

Ghent PDF Workgroup Releases Base Line Format for Packaging PDF

According to the Ghent PDF Workgroup (GWG), during its late-June meeting, it welcomed a new member, set up a new subcommittee for Office Document Printing and Marketing, and released a 2004 Base Line Format for packaging PDFs.

Antimicrobials: On the Fast Track

If you have been to the store lately, you may have noticed the number of new products that provide antimicrobial protection. It might be an air filter,

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Flexible packaging is the unifying theme for the 2004 TAPPI PLACE Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, on August 30 to September 2. The meeting comprises

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

The TAPPI 2004 PLACE Conference (August 30-Sept. 2, 2004) moves to a totally new location this year, the Westin Indianapolis Hotel, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Flex-Pack & Recycling in Japan

This third article in a series on the impact of international solid waste laws on converters examines Japan's recycling requirements for container and

Rise & Fall of Printed Film COF

Packaging products require a specific range of coefficient of friction (COF) to allow automatic packaging operations to run unhindered and to prevent

Materials

New from: Adhesives Research, ADM Tronics, American Profol, Dow Chemical Corp., Fasson (Avery Dennison), Metal Foils, Mohawk Paper Mills, National Adhesives, Rad-Cure Corp., Sheffield Plastics, SICPA North America, and Spinnaker Coating.

Corona Treating For Coating & Laminating Film

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