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Vetaphone Boosts U.S. Support

International manufacturer of surface treatment technology, Vetaphone, has added Eric Hopfensperger to its North American technical support team. 

Coating on Trial

In coating and laminating there are many performance limiters that can affect the coating operative’s ability to produce a consistent product.

First Mark Andy Evolution in Europe

Colorado Etiquettes, the Rouen-based family business that has been supplying the French label industry since 1973, has installed the first Mark Andy Evolution flexo press in Europe. 

FTA Announces Virtual Innovation Central

FTA has announced Virtual Innovation Central, an online theater for package printers and converters to discover cutting-edge technologies and solutions.

Bockatech and Westfall Technik Solidify EcoCore License Deal

Bockatech, developer of EcoCore® foamtech for lightweight and reusable packaging, and Westfall Technik Inc®.

Sappi Casting and Release Announces New Line of Textured Casting Papers for Solvent-Free Systems: Ultracast Viva

Sappi, a producer and supplier of diversified paper, packaging products and dissolving pulp, launched Ultracast Viva

Nestlé Co-Funds New Professorship Focusing on Sustainable Materials Research to Tackle Plastic Waste

Nestlé announced that it would co-fund a new Chair for Sustainable Materials at the EPFL (École polytechnique fédérale de Lausanne) in Switzerland, together with Logitech, SIG and other industry partners.

Be Part of the Circular Economy by Opting for Cortec® Recyclable Moisture-Barrier Paper and Linerboard

In these difficult days, perhaps now more than ever, society is about to realize the importance of conserving resources—both for economic and environmental purposes.

AICC Releases Understanding the Key Characteristics of Linerboard and Medium

AICC, The Independent Packaging Association, has released the third edition of Understanding the Key Characteristics of Linerboard and Medium and their Impact on Combined Corrugated Board.

Introducing the new IQ Power Fantom HL Blower from Simco-Ion

Simco-Ion announced the launch of the first HL Smart Ionizing Blower. 


The new NOVA SX 550 LAMINATOR features a highly modular design which can be configured with either transfer rollers or sleeves or monolithic/integral rollers.

82 Years Dedicated to Web Handling Expertise and Innovation

As the only solutions provider with all capabilities in-house, American Roller is proud to be a trusted and dependable supplier of custom cores, high-release coatings, and durable coverings.

Biax-Fiberfilm Corporation Announces Expansion of Melt-Blown Fabric Production

Biax-Fiberfilm Corporation of Greenville, Wisc., has announced expansion of its melt-blown fabric production for N95 masks and other medical applications.

Wisconsin Converting Manufacturers Run Full-Out to Supply Healthcare Needs During Fight Against COVID 19 Pandemic

Wisconsin’s Converting industry is reportedly committed to production at full capacity to meet COVID-19 challenges.

The Back Page: Taking it back 54 years

Originally published in Paper, Film and Foil Converter in July 1966

Glenroy Inc. Announced as Best of Category Award Winner in the 2020 Graphics Excellence Awards

Glenroy™ Inc., a converter and printer of flexible packaging for over 50 years, received two awards in the Great Lakes Graphics Association (GLGA)’s 2020 Graphics Excellence Awards competition.

SGIA Announces “COVID-19: Ask the Experts” Webinar Series

The Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) announced a new webinar series designed to address critical issues facing the printing industry today, amid the COVID-19 pandemic.

thelmoco, Inc. Experiencing Surging Demand

Michigan-based thelamco, inc. announced today that it is experiencing surging demand for hook-and-loop fastener materials for securing medical Personal Protective Equipment (PPE) to aid first responders in the fight against COVID-19.

Miraclon Receives FTA Technical Innovation Award for KODAK FLEXCEL NX Ultra Solution featuring KODAK Ultra Clean Technology

Miraclon, the home of KODAK FLEXCEL Solutions, received the coveted FTA Technical Innovation Award for its KODAK FLEXCEL NX Ultra Solution

Power to Spare

According to Frank Eisby, CEO of Vetaphone, the pioneers of surface treatment technology: “Production uptime is what we’re all about – it defines our business and is part of our DNA.”

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. Releases MELSERVO-J5 Series of Servo Products

Mitsubishi Electric Automation, Inc. announced the release of its next generation MELSERVO-J5 Series of AC servo motors, amplifiers, and motion control units.

Greycon Provides Scandstick with New MES Solution

Scandstick has replaced its customized ERP/MES solution with a standard ERP integrated with Greycon’s industry-specific solutions.

Wen Chyuan Brings Western Quality to Sheet Fed Lamination

Established in 1972 by engineer Lin Chi-I, Wen Chyuan Machinery Company has become one of the leading manufacturers of sheet fed varnishing

Jemmco Celebrates 20 Years

Jemmco is excited to be celebrating our 20th year in business and our 20th year as a leading supplier to the extrusion and web converting industries.

AIMCAL Announces Winners During Virtual Award Ceremony

The Association of International Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators (AIMCAL) presented its 2020 Sustainability Award during a special Virtual Awards presentation on Thursday, April 16.

Comexi Technological Center Continues to Grow and Increase Recruitment Throughout All of Its Service Areas

The Manel Xifra Boada Technological Center, Comexi CTec, maintains its line of growth, as is visible in the results of 2019...

Miraclon Appoints Brad Vette as Strategic Account Manager for North America

Miraclon announced the appointment of Brad Vette as the business’ new strategic accounts manager for the U.S. and Canada.

Sweet Driems From Fresnels Offers New Packaging Visions

A new fully recyclable print substrate, which allows brand owners and designers to create eye-catching luxury packaging concepts

Case Paper Acquires Laminating and Coating Facility in the Midwest

Case Paper recently announced that it has acquired the assets of the former API Laminating operation of Steel Partners in Osgood, Ind. 

Converting Solutions During Critical Times

At Simco-Ion, we have been resolving static and contamination issues for over 70 years

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