Reclosability & Flex-Packs

Advances in closure technology are expanding the definition of flexible.

Russian Flex-Pack Markets Holds Potential

With many problems still to overcome, the flexible packaging industry in The Russian Federation shows definite signs of life.

Many New Players Join India's Flex-Pack Boom

With a growth rate of 25%-30%, an expanding consumer base, and more than 1 billion inhabitants, India has one of the most rapidly expanding flexible packaging

Electron Beam Curing in Flexible Packaging

Application: Recent advances in electron beam curing chemistry and equipment encourage the increased use of this type of material in flexible packaging applications.

All Zipped Up: Hard-to-Beat Valley Packaging Tackles New Zipper Technology

Valley Packaging's investment in Hudson-Sharp's patented Inno-Lok technology is helping the contract converting operation win big in the zippered-packaging game.

Trends in Flexible Packaging Markets: Two Different Views

The Flexible Packaging Assn. (FPA) has put out its projection of the top five flex-pack markets in the next five years (2000-2005). I must differ with

High Clarity Linear Low Density Polyethylene for Packaging Applications

Application: A new polyethylene combines good stiffness, clarity, and toughness for demanding applications.

The Amcor Story Continues

In the second of a two-part series on Amcor Flexibles Europe, Paper Film & Foil CONVERTER visits two plants in Belgium that are on the leading edge in their markets.

Fido's Food Goes GLOSSY

With the help of a Prime UV ultraviolet curing system, Canadian-based Bonar Packaging has given glamour to the plain pet food packaging bags of the past.

FPA Celebrates Excellence in Flexible Packaging

The Flexible Packaging Assn. has announced the winners of its 2000 Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards, which honor packaging and converting excellence.

Flex-Pack Operation Likes to Convert the Complex

The Netherlands plant of Amcor Flexibles Europe already produces an impressive range of flexible packaging, but it isn't satisfied yet.

New Test May Detect Pathogens in PE Food Wrap

Searching for expiry dates and sniffing food to detect spoilage soon may be things of the past. A development in food packaging will alert consumers to

There Are Many Reasons for Packaging Peculiarities

Do you ever wonder why so many different constructions can exist for a flexible packaging laminate? Do you think life would be much simpler if all items packaged in a flexible laminate product used the same laminate? Unfortunately, this will never be possible. There are many different reasons for the variety of flexible packaging laminates.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

A Communication from the Polymers, Laminations and Coatings Division of TAPPI.

Inspection System Balances Print Quality with Economy

A 1998 acquisition gave the Teich Group a foothold in Poland. Now, the addition of an AVT print defect detection system on a Schiavi press is saving time, reducing waste, and enhancing print quality.

Corona Treating For Coating & Laminating Film

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