Extrusion Coating

Premier Dies Is Now Part of EDI

Extrusion Dies Industries acquires Premier Dies Corp., adding Premier’s slot coating and flat polymer extrusion dies to its portfolio

Clearwater Adds EarthCoating Resins

With mineral-based EarthCoating resins from Smart Planet, Clearwater Paper’s Candesce paperboard products will be able to use less PE

Davis-Standard Reports Acquisition, NPE Presence

With new owner ONCAP in place, Davis-Standard expands its global presence and plans to exhibit its extrusion and converting equipment at NPE 2012

Primers from Mica Aid in Extrusion Coating PP

Adhesion, which is key in the extrusion coating and laminating of polypropylene, is improved with several new primers from Mica Corp.

Coating Matters | How To Select a Fluid Coating Method

Choosing a fluid coating method for a specific product can be a daunting decision.

EDI Names Extrudex Its Agent in France

Extrudex wil represent the full line of EDI's equipment, including dies, feedblocks, and related extrusion equipment, in France

Slot Die Coating | The Pressure Is On

The dramatic increase in the expectations of coated products has put substantial pressure on the systems used to produce the next generation of coated products.

Fluid Coating & Extrusion Coating: What Is the Difference?

There seems to be some confusion when it comes to the terms "fluid coating" and "extrusion coating" in roll-to-roll processing. We can clear this up, but first we have to confuse you. Fluid coating is a general term that refers to applying a fluid to a substrate. Extrusion coating refers to applying a fluid to a substrate. What?

EDI Offers Trial Runs

CHIPPEWA FALLS, WI | The latest addition to Extrusion Dies Industries' Technology Center is said to provide new opportunities for customers looking to

Refurbish Dies

A die refurbishing service can extend the life of monolayer and coextrusion foam dies, company says. Can be an effective alternative to purchasing a new

Coating Die Cuts Downtime

A new generation of the EPC extrusion coating die is said to increase productivity by simplifying changes in product width and eliminating much of the

Mondi Upgrades

VIENNA, AUSTRIA | Mondi rebro has upgraded its extrusion coating facilities with tandem equipment. The line will produce food packaging materials. Mondi

Elastomer Aids Laminations

Adding Vistamaxx propylene-based elastomers to the extrudate when laminating unprimed BOPP film (clear and printed) is said to increase adhesion significantly

EDI's New Technology Center Features Multi-Process Lab

The latest addition to an extensive process laboratory at the world headquarters of Extrusion Dies Industries, LLC (EDI)

Mondi Plants Boost Coating Capabilities for Food Packaging

Mondi Örebro has upgraded its extrusion coating facilities with tandem equipment, allowing the Swedish-based plant to increase capacity and run two-sided products with different polymer types

Davis-Standard Equips New Jen-Coat Plant

WESTFIELD, MA | Packaging Solutions Holdings is planning a state-of-the-art, greenfield packaging plant in the Midwest (location not determined at presstime).

Davis-Standard Promotes Green Initiatives at K 2010

Equipment that supports energy efficiency and cost reduction will be the focus of Davis-Standard during the K Show, October 27–November 3 in Düsseldorf, Germany

Multiplying Key Coex Layers Improves Properties

Innovative flat extrusion die systems allow multiplying key functional layers in cast film and sheet to improve properties without increasing either overall thickness or raw materials content

Flex-Pack = Opportunity

With nearly 11% of the North American market for extrusion-coated/laminated materials on a weight basis and 21.5% on an area basis flexible packaging

TAPPI Conference In India a Success

MUMBAI & NEW DELHI, INDIA | Growth, opportunity, and innovation were the themes of the 2009 Flexible Packaging Symposium on trends and technology development

Extrusion Coating System Upgraded

Symphonix process control technology for the film, sheet, foam, and extrusion coating markets is the replacement control platform for company's Extrol

Parkinson Adds 7-Layer Capability to Pilot Lab

WOONSOCKET RI | Parkinson Technologies has installed a new Cloeren seven-layer Variable Geometry (VG) feedblock and 20-in. Epoch extrusion die for customers

Jemmco Announces 10-Year Anniversary

MEQUON, WI | Jemmco LLC is celebrating its tenth anniversary as a provider to the extrusion and web converting industries. Says Jeff Opad, VP, Jemmco

Lebanese Joint Venture Invests in W&H Coex Line

LINCOLN, RI | Cedex Plastics, the new Lebanese-based joint venture between Exopack and the Indevco Group of Lebanon, has made its first investment in

Sonoco Benefits From Improved Purging Compound

Depew, Ny | Shuman Plastics sent a sample of its New & Improved Dyna-Purge X thermoplastic purging compound to Donovan Young, pilot plant supervisor at

Reduce & Reuse

Across the globe, the traditional commercial markets for extrusion-coated/laminated materials are being eclipsed in terms of volumes by applications in

TAPPI Offers Info on the Bay

NORCROSS, GA The beautiful Chesapeake Bay is the setting for the 2008 TAPPI PLACE Conference, scheduled for September 14-18 at the Renaissance Portsmouth

Plying the Trade

With an internationally trained management team, complemented by highly experienced production personnel, Ultra Flex Packaging Corp. often leads in both

Barrier Wanted

Vacuum-coated papers and films are enjoying dynamic growth levels. Brand owners' demands for flexible packaging, label materials, cartons, and cigarette

The place

EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Troubleshooting Extrusion Processes With Hands-On Computational Proceduresby Natti S. Rao, Plastics Solutions International Consulting

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