Dry Efficiently at High Speeds

The Macrowave radio frequency drying system is said to provide greater efficiency than conventional web dryers and to enable the high-speed drying of

Coating Matters: Open Up the Coating Process Window

If you have worked around a coating process facility, you have undoubtedly heard someone refer to the coating process window. This statistical assessment

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

Ashland To Raise Prices on Vinac and Flexbond Emulsion Products

Ashland Performance Materials, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., will increase the North American price of emulsion products effective May 1, 2011. Products comprise those sold in the

SVC Holds Ambitious Technical Conference

The Society of Vacuum Coaters held an ambitious TechCon Technical Conference April 16–21 at the Hyatt Regency on the Riverwalk. This year, in addition to traditional sessions, TechCon featured two symposia

Henkel, Nordmeccanica Host Scrap Reduction Workshop

Nearly 60 flexible packaging attendees, including many major converters in North America, attended a recent Scrap Reduction Workshop co-hosted by Nordmeccanica and the Packaging

Galileo, Rusnano JV Enjoy Growth Separately

At a luncheon meeting with Pietro Profumo (CEO) and Paolo Raugei (executive VP) of Galileo Vacuum Systems during the March 20-23 Management Meeting in Carefree, AZ

AIMCAL Awards: Canisters Blow Away Competition

Winning entries are recognized for excellence in AIMCAL's annual Vacuum Metallized or Coated Product, Sustainability, and Technology of the Year Competitions

OMNOVA Price Increases for Specialty Chemicals

OMNOVA Solutions' Specialty Chemicals business today announced a price increase of $0.06 per dry pound for styrene butadiene emulsion polymers

Coating Matters: 4 Steps to Resolving Coating Defects

Every coating process engineer and equipment operator wants to know where to start when a coating problem surfaces with their product. So let's start

Adhesives Suited For Medical Uses

Medical adhesive solutions for direct-to-skin and medical device assembly are designed for high performance and are tested according to ISO 10992-5/-10

Michelman Forms Fibers & Composites Business Unit

Michelman has formally organized its growing chemical sales into the fibers and composites markets under a business unit umbrella

Free Workshop on Scrap Prevention & Solutions

Henkel Corp. and Nordmeccanica N.A. are partnering to host an open house and free workshop at Nordmeccanica's Edgewood Technical Center on "Scrap Prevention" with a focus on the latest advances in solventless laminating innovations

OMNOVA Solutions Ups Cost for Emulsion Polymers

OMNOVA Solutions' Specialty Chemicals business has announced a price increase of $0.07/dry lb for all styrene butadiene emulsion polymers and up to 10% for all acrylic, styrene acrylic, and vinyl acrylic emulsion polymers, as well as other textile chemicals

Coater Offers Optimum Flow

The MPG 600 CI gravure roll coater with pressurized chamber doctor blade is said to offer optimum flow conditions in the chamber. Small circulation systems

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