Pilot/Lab/Technical Facilities

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Adherent Laboratories
3804 Dunlap St. North, St. Paul, MN 55112; 651/247-3364; info@adherentlabs.com; adherantlabs.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables
Services: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, UV), laminating, all to 12 in.
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
Coating processes:: extrusion, slot die, spray
Coating techniques: spray, slot die
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 7
Adhesives R&D laboratory for product development, testing, consulting. Hot melt pilot coating to 12 in. wide.



Argotec
Box 1167, 49 Greenfield St., Greenfield, MA 01302; 413/772-2564; argotecinc.com; argotecinc.com
Markets: industrial
Services: coating (thermoplastic elastomer film and sheet extrusion)
Substrates: film (1.0–10 mil), paper (20#–100#), nonwovens
Coating processes:: coextrusion, extrusion
ISO certified

Battenfeld
Gloucester Engineering Co. Box 900, Gloucester, MA 01930; 978/281-1800; Fax: 978/282-9111; welcome@bge.battenfeld.com; bge.battenfeld.com
Markets: barrier film, beverages, coextrusion, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Services: laminating, blown and cast film extrusion Substrates: film (0.5–10 mil), foam, paper, nonwovens, sheet (0.10–0.25 mil)
Coating processes:: coextrusion, extrusion
Annual sales: over $75 million
No. of lab employees: 6
Lab equipment includes production-size lines: 16-in., nine-layer blown film; 16-in., three-layer blown film; 10-in. HMW-HDPE monolayer blown film; 80.7-in., seven-layer cast film; 54-in., five-layer sheet.

Black Clawson Converting Machinery
46 N. First St., Fulton, NY 13069; 315/598-7121; Fax: 315/593-0396; bc-egan.com; bc-egan.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks, specialty structures, tag and label
Services: coating (0.1–100% solids, water- and solvent-based), UV curing, gas-fired dryers, IR drying, corona treatment, laminating, heat bond laminating, priming, printing, unwind/rewind trials, winding (differential, center, surface, center/surface), slitting, Steamex remoisturization, extrusion (mono to five-layer extrusion/coextrusion), cast film, flat film, embossed film, extruison coating/laminating, gloss or matte finished chill drum, NDC on-line gauging with auto profile, casting section w/vacuum box, electrostatic pinning, Conair deumidifying resin dryer
Substrates: film (0.188+ mil), foil 0.0003+), foam (to 80 mil), paper and paperboard (to 150 mil), nonwovens (to 130 mil), tissue (single- and multi-ply), metal, scrim
Coating techniques: air knife, doctor blade, rod, gravure (offset, reverse, direct, pressurized), slot die, curtain die, contact die, reverse roll variations, BTR, five-roll, two-roll smooth, three-roll smooth, Flex Bar, hot melt (gravure, slot die, reverse roll), saturators, wet on wet
Two solution coating labs can be operated independently or as a tandem coater. Handle web widths of 18 or 36 in. to 3,000 fpm with tension range of 0.25–200 PLI. Can laminate in the wet or dry bond configuration. Film trials to 60 in. wide.

Brampton Engineering
8031 Dixie Rd., Brampton, ON, Canada L6T 3V1; 905/793-3000; hipro@be-ca.com; be-ca.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Substrates: film (12–300 micron)
Coating processes:: coextrusion, extrusion
No. of lab employees: 5
ISO certified

Chase Machine & Engineering
Box 1334, West Warwick, RI 02893; 401/821-8879; chasemachine.com
Markets: medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables, textile, filtration
Services: laminating (ultrasonic, hot air, impulse); mechanical, laser, and ultrasonic slitting; festooning; winding
Substrates: film, nonwovens
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 3

Chemsultants
9349 Hamilton Dr., Mentor, OH 44060
440/352-0218; jmausar@chemsultants.com; chemsultants.com
Markets: health/beauty, industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Services: coating (adhesive, water- and solvent-based, UV, all to 40 in., 100% solids to 12 in.), laminating to 40 in.
Substrates: film (0.5–12 mil), foil (1–12 mil), foam 1/16 to 1/8 in.), paper (3–12 mil), paperboard (to 1/16 in.), nonwovens 1–6 mil)
Coating processes: offset gravure, roll, rotogravure, slot die, knife over roll, mayer rod
Coating Techniques: doctor blade, rod
Annual sales: below $20 million
No of employees: 32
Full development and testing lab. Lab is A2LA accredited. Slitting capability to 60 in. Class 10,000 clean room. Three coating lines: 12, 12, and 40 in.

Clemson Univ. Dept. of Packaging Service
Box 340320, Clemson, SC 29634-0320; 864/656-6534; kimmel@clemson.edu; Clemson.edu/cefpack
Markets: frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, snacks
Services: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, all to 14 in.), laminating to 14 in.
Substrates: film, foil, paper, nonwovens
Coating processes:: coextrusion, offset gravure, rotogravure
Coating techniques: doctor blade
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 6
Coextrusion coating and laminating available.

CMD Corp.
2901-3005 E. Pershing St., Box 1279, Appleton, WI 54912-1279; 920/380-8239; info@cmd-corp.com; cmd-corp.com
Markets: flexible packaging equipment, frozen foods, industrial, meat/poultry, plastic bags and pouch equipment, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Services: web handling and sealing for plastics converting and flexible packaging, new systems equipment for converting proprietary package styles
Substrates: film, foil, nonwovens
Annual sales: between $36 million and $50 million
No. of lab employees: 60



Coatema Coating Machinery
Benzstrasse 14, D-41540, Dormagen, Germany; +49 21 33269720; coatema@coatema.de; coatema.de
Markets: coating, industrial, magnetic media, medical/pharmaceutical
Services: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, UV), laminating, metallizing (paper, film), printing (flexography, screen)
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
Coating processes:: roll coating, rotogravure, slot die, knife coating
Coating techniques: air knife, rod, two-sided
No. of lab employees: 7
Lab features six coating machines and 38 application systems.

Coim USA
286 Mantua Grove Rd., West Deptford (Paulsboro), NJ 08066-1732; 262/279-0850; marie.garvens.us.coimgroup.com; coimgroup.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Services: adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based (all 14 in.), laminating (14 in.)
Substrates: film (36 ga–8 mil), foil 0.00028 in.–3 mil, foam (to 8 mil), paper (18#), paperboard (to 0.012 in.), nonwovens (8 mil), tissue (18#)
Coating processes:: roll coating, rotogravure
Coating techniques: doctor blade
Annual sales: over $75 million
No. of lab employees: 5
ISO certified
New technical facility features a Nordmeccanica Lab Combi 400 capable of running line speeds to 1,000 fpm. Also features diagnostic equipment to support customer and allied supplier developmental work and troubleshooting.

CPFilms
4129 The Great Rd., Fieldale, VA 24089; 272/627-3332; indpros@cpfilms.com; cpfilms.com
Markets: electronics, industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Services: coating (adhesive, solvent- and water-based, UV, all to 25 in.) laminating (to 25 in.), film vacuum metallizing, slitting
Substrates: film (0.5–14 mil), polyester
Coating processes:: slot die, direct and reverse gravure
Coating techniques: two-sided, vacuum
Annual sales: over $75 million
ISO certified

Davis-Standard LLC
One Extrusion Dr., Pawcatuck, CT 06379; 860/599-1010; Fax: 860/599-6398; info@davis-standard.com; davis-standard.com
Markets: frozen foods, health/beauty, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables
Services: coating (100% solids), laminating, both to 14 in.
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, tissue
Coating processes:: coextrusion, extrusion
Coating techniques: air knife, extrusion
Annual sales: over $75 million
No. of lab employees: 10
ISO certified
The company’s film and coating line is for prototype sample development. All equipment is for polymer extrusion applications; sheet extrusion, blown and cast films, extrusion coating and lamination.

Dunmore Corp.
145 Wharton Rd., Bristol, PA 19007; 215/781-2502, ext. 387; joe_sullivan@dunmore.com
Markets: aerospace films, architectural and home decor film products, brand security and protection packaging, industrial, label applications, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Substrates: film, paper, nonwovens; coating thicknesses 0.5–20 mil; laminating thicknesses 0.5–30 mil
Coating processes:: offset, roll coating
Coating techniques: doctor blade, rod, slot die, offset gravure
Annual sales: between $51 million and $65 million
No. of lab employees: 15
ISO certified

Enercon Industries Corp.
W140 N9572 Fountain Blvd., Menomonee Falls, WI 53051; 262/255-6070; info@enerconind.com; enerconind.com
Markets: coating, converting, extrusion, laminating, metallizing, printing
Services: 60-in. surface treating for corona, flame, and atmospheric plasma
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue, wovens
Offers unbiased treatment comparisons of corona, flame, atmospheric plasma technologies; offered free on the company’s 60-in.-wide line.

Euclid Coating Systems
3494 N. Euclid Ave., Bay City, MI 48706; 989/922-4789; Fax: 989/922-4789; scottseymour@euclidlabcoaters.com; euclidlabcoaters.com
Markets: industrial, magnetic media, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables
Services: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, UV), laminating, metallizing (paper, film), printing (rotogravure, offset gravure)
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
Coating processes:: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, saturators, direct gravure
Coating techniques: air knife, doctor blade, rod
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of employees: 15

Faustel
Box 1000, W194 N11301 McCormick Dr., Germantown, WI 53022; 262/253-3333; Fax: 262/253-3334; sales@fausetl.com; faustel.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposals, snacks
Services: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, EB, UV), laminating, one-color printing (rotogravure and flexography)
Substrates: film, foil, paper, paperboard, nonwovens (1/2-mil minimum thickness typical)
Coating processes:: direct/offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, saturators, slot die, curtain, pressurized gravure, reverse roll, knife over roll
Coating techniques: doctor blade, rod
Lab is equipped to test various web-winding techniques and demonstrate company’s PerfectStart Core Transfer technology.

Glenro
39 McBride Ave., Paterson, NJ 07501; 800/922-0106; Fax: 973/279-9103; info@glenro.com; glenro.com
Markets: beverages, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Services: coating (adhesive, water- and solvent-based); flatbed laminating
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, nonwovens
Coating processes:: roll coating, saturators, offset gravure
Coating techniques: doctor blade, rod, two-sided
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 3
Pilot line is for developing process heating and drying applications for coated webs, nonwovens, and technical textiles. Also, IR and hot air equipment feasibility studies.

Graphic Communication Inst. at Cal Poly
Cal Poly State Univ., 1 Grand Ave., San Luis Obisbo, CA 93407; 805/756-2645; grci@calpoly.edu; grci.calpoly.edu
Markets: photographic/graphic arts
Services: printing (digital, flexography, offset lithography)
Substrates: film, foil, paper (to 0.018 in.)
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 3
Offers paper, ink, and toner testing services ideal for quality assurance programs at offset or flexography printing companies.

Holyoke Machine Co.
514 Main St., Box 988, Holyoke, MA 01040; 413/534-5612; admin@holyokemachine.com; holyokemachine.com
Markets: health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables
Services: laminating, embossing, calendering
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 1
Lab calender/embosser operates to widths of 13 in.; varying speed, loading, temperature.

InteliCoat Technologies
28 Gaylord St.; South Hadley, MA 01075-2894; 413/539-5172; Fax: 413/536-4414; intelicoat.com
Markets: industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Services: coating (100% solids and UV to 62 in., adhesive and solvent to 65 in., water-based to 72 in.), laminating to 62 in.
Substrates: film (0.25–20 mil), foil (5 micron–20 mil), foam (5 micron–100 mil), paper (0.5–20 mil), nonwovens (0.5–20 mil), tissue (0.5–20 mil), textiles to 60 in.
Coating processes:: offset gravure, roll coating, slot die, mayer rod, direct and reverse gravure, proprietary metal
Annual sales: over $75 million
No. of lab employees: 25
ISO certified



Kampf GmbH & Co. KG Maschinen-fabrik
Box 1240, 51656 Wiehl, Germany; +49 2262-810; Fax: +49 2262 81201; kampf.de
Markets: frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, snacks
Services: slitting/rewinding to 2.5 m wide (98 in.)
Substrates: film (1–1,500 micron), paper, nonwovens, laminates
Annual sales: over $75 million
No. of lab employees: 5
ISO certified
All slitting techniques.

Kampf Machinery Corp.
900 River St., Unit H, Windsor, CT 06095; 860/640-0040; Fax: 860/640-0046; kampfsusa.com
Markets: frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, snacks
Services: slitting/rewinding to 65 in. wide
Substrates: film, paper, laminates
No. of lab employees: 2

Kiefel Extrusion Cornelius-Heyl
Str. 49, Worms, Germany 67547; +49 6242-902-117; info@keifel-extrusion.com; kiefel-extrusion.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Substrates: film (6–240 μ)
Annual sales: between $51 million and $65 million
No. of employees: 214
ISO certified

Kroenert Corp.
6127 Green Bay Rd., Kenosha, WI 53142; 262/925-9595; sales@kroenert.com; kroenert.de
Markets: bakery, beverage, frozen foods; health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/ disposables, snacks
Services: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, UV), laminating, metallizing (paper)
Substrates: film (3–500 micron), foil (6–150 micron), foam, paper (17–180 gsm), paperboard (180–500 gsm), nonwovens, tissue
Coating processes:: offset gravure, roll coating, slot die, curtain, slide die
Coating techniques: air knife, doctor blade, rod, two-sided
Annual sales: over $75 million
No. of lab employees: 10
ISO certified

Lamart Corp.
16 Richmond St., Clifton, NJ 07015; 973/772-6262; Fax: 973/772-3673; lamart@lamartcorp.com; lamartcorp.com
Markets: health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Services: coating (adhesive, solvent- and water-based, UV, all to 13 in.), laminating, priming
Substrates: film (0.00014–0.050 in.), foil (0.00025–0.010 in.), foam (to 0.25 in.) paper (35#–20 pt), paperboard, nonwovens, tissue (12#–14#), scrims, fabrics
Coating processes:: roll coating, offset gravure
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 6
ISO certified

LasX Industries
4817 White Bear Pkwy., White Bear, MN 55110; 651/407-0011; Fax: 651/407-0110; info@lasxindustries.com; lasxindustries.com
Markets: industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, packaging, photographic/graphic arts
Services: laminating (to 36 in.), digital laser finishing (to 18 in.)
Substrates: film (0.001–0.020), foam (0.011–0.040), paper, paperboard (to 24 pt), nonwovens
Coating processes:: offset, roll coating
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 4
ISO certified
Provides process development programs for laser digital converting of web or sheet materials. Processes include cutting, perforating, kiss cutting, and scoring.

Marshall and Williams Plastics
100 Goldstein Dr., Woonsocket, RI 02895; 401/762-2100; Fax: 401/762-2295; parkinsontechnologies.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/ pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Services: extrusion and coextrusion, cast and orientation (biax)/MDO/TDO, corona treating, winding, unwinding
Substrates: film, foam, nonwovens, plastic sheet
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 5

May Coating Technologies
2976 Cleveland Ave. North, Roseville, MN 55113; 651/765-9686; info@maycoating.com; maycoating.com
Markets: industrial, magnetic media, medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables Services: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, UV), laminating, all to 12 in.
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens
Coating processes:: slot die, pattern coating
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 4

MEGTEC Systems
830 Prosper Rd., De Pere, WI 54115; 920/339-2787; Fax: 920/339-2793
Markets: all web coatings, beverages, industrial, magnetic media, meat/ poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Services: coating (adhesive, solvent- and water-based), laminating, priming, all to 24 in.
Substrates: film (0.25–15 mil), foil (1–6 mil), paper (40–244 gsm), paperboard (10–20 pt), nonwovens (1.2–3.0 oz/yd2 typack), metal coil
Coating processes:: offset gravure, rotogravure, saturators, mayer rod
Coating techniques: mayer rod, gravure
No. of lab employees: 6

Microseal Industries
610 E. 36th St., Paterson, NJ 07509; 973/523-0704; info@microseal.com; microseal.com
Markets: industrial
Services: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based to 62 in.), laminating (to 62 in.), metallizing (paper, film)
Substrates: film, foil, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue, textiles
Coating processes:: coextrusion, extrusion, offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, saturators, slot die
Coating techniques: doctor blade, rod
No. of employees: 50

New Era Converting Machinery
235 McLean Blvd., Paterson, NJ 07504; 201/670-4848; info@neweraconverting.com; neweraconverting.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Services: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, UV) to 26 in; laminating
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, nonwovens, tissue
Coating processes:: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, saturators, slot die
Coating techniques: air knife, doctor blade, rod
No. of lab employees: 5



Paper Converting Machine Co.
2300 S. Ashland Ave., Green Bay, WI 54307-9005; richrogals@pcmc.com; pcmc.com
Markets: Beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, nonwovens, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Services: coating (solvent- and water-based, UV), printing (flexography), nonwovens Labeline
Substrates: film, foil, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
Coating processes:: rotogravure
Coating techniques: doctor blade
Annual sales: over $75 million
No. of employees: 50
Features an Infiniti ten-color CI press; Evolution eight-color, in-line flexographic press; and a complete nonwovens lab line. hr/>
Parkinson Technologies
100 Goldstein Dr., Woonsocket, RI 02895; 401/762-2100; Fax: 401/762-2295; parkinsontechnologies.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Services: winding
Substrates: film, foam, nonwovens, plastic sheet
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 5
Winder lab equipped with an automatic turret winder, surface winder, and horizontal surface winder.

Pillar Technologies
475 Industrial Dr., Hartland, WI 53029; 262/912-7215; robh@pillartech.com; pillartech.com
Markets: industrial, photographic/graphic arts
Services: surface treatment, surface energy (dynes), analysis for adhesion and wettability
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, nonwovens, tissue (all 1–187.5 mil), extruded sheet to 3?16 in. thick
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of facility employees: 48
Lab use is a free service, freight of sample by customer.

Pitman Co.
753 Springdale Dr., Exton, PA 19341; 888/274-8626; bbause@pitman.com; pitman.com
Markets: prepress
Services: flexography, rotary letterpress
Substrates: digital plate preparation area
Annual sales: over $75 million
No. of employees: 650

Pocono Coated Products
Box 98, Commerce Ct, Mt. Pocono, PA 18344; 570/839-6295; poconoctd@aol.com
Markets: Industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphics arts
Services: adhesive, 100% solids, water-based, UV (all to 40 in.), laminating
Substrates: film (10 mil), foil (2 mil), foam (1?4 in.), paper, paperboard (20 pt), nonwovens, tissue
Coating processes:: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, saturators, slot die
Coating techniques: doctor blade, rod
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 6
Operates 17 different systems. Two lines: 15-in. max web and 42-in. max web.

Polytype Converting
26 rte de la Glane, CH-1701 Fribourg, Switzerland; +41 (0) 26-4261111; converting@polytype.com; polytype.com
Markets: food, industrial, labels, magnetic media, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables
Services: barrier coatings and laminations, PSA coatings, silicone coatings, pre- and post-coating of metallized substrate, lacquering of unsupported aluminum foil, flexible packaging materials, technical films and papers, photographic films and papers, inkjet films and papers, EB- and UV-curable coatings, hot melt coating and laminating, extrusion coating and laminating
Substrates: film (2–600 micron), foil (5–200 micron), paper (8–120 gsm), paperboard (100–400 gsm), nonwovens Coating processes:: 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, EB, UV, hot melt
Coating techniques: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, slot die, curtain coating, slide coating, air knife, doctor blade, rod, and more
Annual sales: over $75 million
No. of lab employees: 6
ISO certified
Two pilot lines, speeds to 1,500 mpm, thermal drying, UV/EB curing, flying splice.

Radiant Energy Systems
175 N. Ethel Ave., Hawthorne, NJ 07506; 973/423-5220; info@radiantenergy.com; radiantenergy.com
Markets: industrial
Services: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based), metallizing (paper, film), flexographic printing
Coating processes:: coextrusion, extrusion
Coating techniques: brush, spray
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 15

Raleigh Coatings
Raleigh Hall Industrial Estate, Eccleshall Staffs, England; +44 1785 850357; sales@raleighcoatings.co.uk; raleighcoatings.co.uk
Markets: industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Services: coating (adhesive to 12 in., water- and solvent-based to 12 in., UV to 10 in.), laminating
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, nonwovens, tissue
Coating processes:: roll coating
Coating techniques: doctor blade, rod, dip
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 4
ISO certified
Cleanroom facility features two-zone dryer. Scale-up and production facilities are adjacent.

Rohm and Haas Co.
5005 Barnard Mill Rd., Ringwood, IL 60072; 215/592-3000; poweratwork@rohmhaas.com; rohmhaas.com/adhesivessealants
Markets: beverages, frozen food, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/ pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Services: adhesive, solvent- and water-based, all to 24 in., 100% solids, laminating, both to 52 in.
Substrates: film (0.5–3 mil), BOPP to 10 mil, foil (0.5–10 mil, 0.35–2 mil solventless), paper (15#–80#)
Coating processes:: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure
Coating techniques: doctor blade, rod, two-sided
Annual sales: over $75 million
No. of lab employees: 12

Rotomec SpA
S.S. Casale-Asti, Km. 5, S. Giorgio Monferrato, Italy 15020; +39 (0) 142 4071; Fax: +39 0142 806501; sales.rotomec@bobstgroup.com; bobstgroup.com/rotomec
Services: printing (rotogravure 4–12 colors)
Substrates: film (10–60 microns), foil (20–50 microns),
paper (30–120 g/sq m), paperboard (max. 200 g/sq m)
Annual sales: over $75 million
ISO certified

Schiavi SpA
Strada Bosella 16, Piacenza, Italy 29100; +39 (0) 523 493 111; sales.schiavi@bobstgroup.com; bobstgroup.com/schiavi
Services: laminating (to 57 in.), printing (flexography 8–10 colors)
Substrates: film, foil, paper
Techniques: doctor blade, rod
Annual sales: between $66 and $75 million
No. of lab employees: 5



Sierra Coating Technologies
1820 Enterprise Dr., Box 5455, DePere, WI 54115-5455; 800/558-2829; Fax: 800/558-2831; sierracoating.com
Markets: frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, snacks
Services: Coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based), laminating, metallizing (paper, film), priming, printing (digital, flexography, offset lithography)
Substrates: film, foil, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
Coating processes:: extrusion, offset gravure, roll coating
Coating techniques: gravure, offset, roll coating, hot melt
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 16
Three clean-room coaters to FDA standards.

Specialty Tapes, a div. of RSW
4221 Courtney Rd., Franksville, WI 53126; 262/835-0748; 800/545-8273; sales@specialtytapes.net; specialtytapes.net
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, magnetic media, meat/poultry, medical/ pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Services: coating (adhesive, solvent- and water-based, all to 60 in.), laminating, to 60 in.
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
Coating processes:: roll coating
Coating techniques: air knife, doctor blade, two-sided, vacuum, three-roll reverse
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 2

Stork Prints America
3201 Rotary Dr., Charlotte, NC 28269; 704/921-5300; info.spai@stork.com; storkprints.com
Markets: beverages, health/beauty, industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Services: coating (UV), silk screen printing (two colors to 10 in.)
Substrates: film, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, all 0.4–26 mil
Coating processes:: rotary screen
No. of employees: 85

Technical Coating Intl.
150 Backhoe Rd., Leland, NC 28451; 901/371-0860; david_stanbury@tciinc.com; tciinc.com
Markets: electrical packaging, industrial, medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Services: coating (water-based, to 90 in.; solvent), laminating
Substrates: film (12 mil–1,000 micron), paper (to 18 pt), nonwovens
Coating processes:: rotogravure
Coating techniques: doctor blade
Annual sales: between $20 million and $35 million
No. of lab employees: 4

Treofan
6001 Gun Club Rd., Winston-Salem, NC 27103; 336/703-5882; jon.knight@us.treofan.com; treofan.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, snacks
Services: multilayer tenter converting
Substrates: film (BOPP)
Coating processes:: coextrusion
Annual sales: over $75 million
No. of lab employees: 5
Operates two tenter pilot lines for BOPP films. Also, converting and packaging machine lab and test equipment.

Web Coating Technologies
5 Industrial Rd., Fairfield, NJ 07004; 973/808-8890; carlmcnamara@uvcoatings.com; uvcoatings.com
Markets: industrial
Services: coating (100% solids, UV), laminating, all to 62 in.
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens
Coating processes:: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure
Coating techniques: two-sided; offset gravure
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 12
ISO certified
Manufactures and develops UV specialty coatings.

Web Converting of Fort Wayne
3925 Ardmore Ave., Fort Wayne, IN 46802; 800/366-4584; Fax: 260/432-9724; cpartin@webconverting.com; webconverting.com
Markets: beverages, health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Services: slitting/rewinding, slitting/spooling, combining, printing, laminating (R&D pilot line capability)

Western Michigan Univ.
1903 W. Michigan Ave., Kalamazoo, MI 49008-5441; 269/276-3540; jan.walter@wmich.edu; wmupilotplant.com
Markets: paper-based products
Services: coating (water-based to 40 in., solvent-based to 23 in., UV to 10 in.), laminating to 10 in., printing (four-color rotogravure, three-color flexography)
Substrates: film, paper, paperboard, nonwovens
Coating processes:: roll coating, rotogravure, saturators (impregnator), metering rod/blade
Coating techniques: air knife, doctor blade, rod, two-sided
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 12
Also certified lab for AF&PA repulpability and recycle protocol of water-barrier corrugated boxes.

Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp.
23 New England Way, Lincoln, RI 02865; 401/333-2770, ext. 208; info@whcorp.com; whcorp.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods; health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry; medical/pharmaceutical, sanitary/disposables, snacks
Services: adhesive, solvent
Substrates: film, foil, paper
Coating processes:: coextrusion, extrusion
Annual sales: more than $75 million
ISO certified
State-of-the-art training and lab facilities for extrusion, flexographic and gravure printing presses, as well as packaging machinery.

XJL Ltd.
Legion House, Lower Rd., Kenley Surrey, London, UK CR8 5NH; +44 1206 256 443; clive@hazelcottoge.freeserve.co.uk
Markets: medical/pharmaceutical, photographic/graphic arts
Services: coating (adhesive, 100% solids, solvent- and water-based, EB, UV, laminating), metallizing (paper, film), printing (digital, rotogravure, flexography, offset lithography), metering bar
Substrates: film, foil, paper, paperboard, nonwovens, tissue
Coating processes:: offset gravure, roll coating, rotogravure, saturators, slot die, metering bar
Coating techniques: doctor blade, rod
Annual sales: below $20 million
No. of lab employees: 4
ISO pending
Operates 10-ft-long hot air impingement dryer and 3-m, double-side flotation dryer.

XSYS Print Solutions
15500 28th Ave. North, Plymouth, MN 55447; 763/559-5911; Deanna.whelan@na.aninks.com; aninks.com
Markets: beverages, frozen foods, health/beauty, industrial, meat/poultry, medical/ pharmaceutical, snacks
Services: coating (adhesive, solvent- and water-based, UV), laminating, printing (flexography, offset lithography, rotary letterpress)
Substrates: film, foil, foam, paper, paperboard, nonwovens
Coating processes:: flexographic
Coating techniques: doctor blade
Annual sales: between $36 million and $50 million
No. of employees: 10
Features a 10-in., six-color combination press.

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