Metallizing

SVC Foundation Offers Technical Scholarship

The Society of Vacuum Coaters Foundation will aid students and those working in the field who wish to further their education

Celplast Launches Metallizer Topcoater

The in-line machine reportedly provides converters with more efficiency and a lower carbon footprint

Constantia Flexibles Invests in German Plant

Blown film extrusion lines and a dual metallizer are among the equipment that will be added to produce films for food packaging

Bobst Metallizer Working Well at Oben Plant

Oben’s second Bobst metallizer, working with two BOPP film lines, is said to be producing more at less cost

Celplast Offers Topcoated Metallized Film

DURAMET PET metallized film reportedly provides high bond and barrier with a carbon footprint lower than foil

BOBST Unveils New-Generation Metallizer

The K5 Expert metallizer is aid to offer improved efficiency, tension control, and energy savings

Bobst to Introduce Metallizer at Open House

The K5 vacuum metallizer, said to offer very high productivity, will be launched at an upcoming Open House, as will the AluBond process

Toray Plastics (America) Announces Expansion

The company will expand metallizing capacity with a new facility and high-speed metallizer

Omet Press to Feature Landa Technology at drupa

The XFlex X6 press on display at drupa will include the debut of Landa Nano-Metallography technology

Poligal Adds BOBST Metallizer, Joins AlOx Conversion Project

First BOBST AlOx metallizer for European BOPP market.

Nordmeccanica Opens Two New Facilities

A new North American headquarters will feature new equipment to expedite delivery, and Nordmeccanica Vacuum in Italy will produce metallizing machinery

Z-Flute Boxes for Kitty Litter are Purr-fect

The Assn. of Intl. Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators (AIMCAL) awards winners of its Vacuum Metallized or Coated Products, Sustainability & Technology Competitions.

AIMCAL Offers Online Courses

Video recordings, which offer the same information as classroom courses, include adhesives, web handling, winding, slitting, and more

Bobst Open House Demonstrates New Process

The Dark Night Process for defect elimination starred, along with General K5000 vacuum metallizer and the General Registron Hawkeye

Bobst System Monitors Defects During Metallization

The General Registron Hawkeye detects, counts, and categorizes defects as standalone unit or integrated into the metallizer control system

AIMCAL Elects Officers and Directors

An impressive array of industry notables will serve the association for 2013–2014

Microwaveable Package Brings Home the Bacon with Top Product of Year Award

Susceptor technology expands applications to microwave cooking of crisp bacon. FLEXPET film with renewable content receives Sustainability award; EnerLogic window film honored with Technology of the Year.

AIMCAL Announces Conference, Calls for Papers

The 2013 Web Coating & Handling Conference will feature tracks covering web coating, vacuum web coating, and web handling

Nordmeccanica Acquires Galileo Vacuum Assets

With metallizers added to its line of coating and laminating machinery, Nordmeccanica Group starts up Nordmeccanica Vacuum

AIMCAL Offers Updated Metallizing Reference

The 5th edition includes data on testing, contamination, web cleaning, planarization, heat stabilization, and much more

AWA Reports on Vacuum Coating and Metallizing

Substrates, markets, and trends are covered in Vacuum Coated & Metallized Products Markets Global Review 2012 from AWA Alexander Watson Assoc.

Filmquest Announces PET Film Price Increase, Provides Market Update

Pricing for Filmquest PET film goes up, exhaustion of excess film accumulated during 2011 in the entire supply chain is among reasons for blame.

ITW Foils Issues Guide to Metallic Effects

“Designed to Shine” gives benefits of metallic effects for printers and converters, including ways to use the effects without hurting the environment

Smokin' Hot Cigarette Cartons Are Top Product of the Year

The Assn. of Intl. Metallizers, Coaters & Laminators presents nine awards for its Vacuum Metallized or Coated Product Competition plus one coveted Sustainability Award.

SVC To Explore Future Innovation at Annual Symposia

SVC announces its vacuum coating education tutorial courses and technical program for its upcoming TechCon 2012, slated for April 28—May 3 at the Santa Clara Convention Ctr., Santa Clara, CA

New BOPP Plant Starts Up in Egypt

NOIDA, INDIA | The UFLEX Group has commissioned its new greenfield BOPP film plant in Egypt, about 40 km from Cairo. The 8.7-m-wide, 500-mpm coextruded

SVC Holds Ambitious Technical Conference

CHICAGO, IL | The Society of Vacuum Coaters held an ambitious TechCon Technical Conference April 16-21 at the Hyatt Regency on the Riverwalk. This year,

EMA Launches Information Series on Metallized Paper & Film

The European Metallizers Assn. (EMA) has published the first brochure of what it says will become a series of brochures that will deal with industry related topics

AIMCAL Awards: Canisters Blow Away Competition

At the Assn. of Intl. Metallizers, Coaters & Laminator's annual management meeting March 20-23 at the Boulders Resort in Carefree, AZ, top honors were

Galileo, Rusnano JV Enjoy Growth Separately

CAREFREE, AZ | At a meeting with Galileo Vacuum Systems' CEO Pietro Profumo and VP Paolo Raugei during AIMCAL's March Management Meeting, Profumo revealed

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