Wide-Ranging European Converter Keeps on Moving

Spain's flexible packaging market is booming, and Enplater S.A. is right there among the leaders.

Temperature Switchable Membranes for Packaging Fresh Produce

Application: Temperature switchable membranes using a side chain crystallizable polymer have use in packaging fresh produce to create and maintain the specific atmospheres required to preserve fresh fruits and vegetables even with moderate temperature abuse.

Assessing Real-Life Sealant Performance in Flexible Packaging

Application: Polyolefin plastomers exhibit excellent caulkability to deliver the sealing characteristics necessary for total package performance.

Eastern European Converter Continues Pioneering Ways

Chemosvit's flexible packaging operation includes just about every aspect of converting, and it all comes together for award-winning products. Located

Converted Flexible Packaging: Trends to Watch

Demand for converted flexible packaging in the US is projected to increase more than 2% annually to 7 billion lb in 2003, valued at $12.7 billion. The

Press Adds Flexibility of Film to Paper Operation

After more than 20 years of converting paper-based packaging materials, Saugerties Packaging is discovering the benefits of "being flexible"flexible packaging

Snack Food Packaging: 100 Years and Counting

"Cellophane brought about the first transparent...packaging concepts." So said Dr. Richard Podhajny, one of PFFC's contributing editors, in his feature,

It's Definitely a Bull Market for High-Performance Films

When I was in college, one of my classmates who lived in my dorm tried heating a pot pie on a plastic plate in the oven. Needless to say, the oven and

Decorative Films Served by Multilayer Structure

Allied Converters Inc., reportedly the largest sheeter of cellophane and polypropylene in the US, has just gotten bigger. The driving force behind this

Latest Gravure Technology Launches Converter into Fray

Imagine you're a paratrooper. Your mission: to launch yourself out of a plane, drop to the earth, hit the ground running, and go into battle. Sounds risky,

Golden Cylinders Go to Gravure's Very Best

The Gravure Association of America (GAA) started a new tradition when it presented the 2000 Golden Cylinder Awards at its annual convention April 6th

Bagmaking Operation Is There When Customers Call

Ray Glenn, VP of Apollo Plastics, Jersey City, NJ, never went to medical school, but his company's approach to customer service sometimes makes him wish

Flexible Packaging Strategies for 2002: In Summary

With improving technologies in materials and processing, flexible packaging plays an increasingly important role in many markets. Multilayer stand-up

Seventy-Five Years and Counting for Bancroft Bag

With people living longer these days, a few of you actually may remember 1924. But if you don't (or if you weren't even alive yet), there are a few things

FPA Winners Prove Again How to Do More with Less

The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA), Washington, DC, presented its 1999 Top Packaging Awards to seven companies for flexible packages that broke

Corona Treating For Coating & Laminating Film

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