UFLEX Expands in Egypt & Poland

NOIDA, INDIA | UFLEX Group will commision an aluminum oxide coater, dubbed ALOX, on October 6 near Cairo, Egypt, where a 12,000 million tons/yr CPP line

Primer Aids Ink Transfer

DigiPrime 6029 HP-approved primer for WS6000 Series Indigo presses is said to produce superior ink transfer, ink adhesion, and rub resistance on embossed

Experience Speaks: Myron Geiser

General Manager of Capri Packaging How did you get into the converting business? Schreiber Foods, a customer-brand dairy company, was challenged with

Coating Matters: Slot Die Coating Fundamentals

Recently, a lot has been asked of coating technology. Products in the printed electronic fields, such as solar panels and battery technology, have pushed

Drives Motors: From Zero to 800

Anticipating a rebound in the worldwide economy, global silicone release manufacturer Mondi decided in mid-2009 to relocate and upgrade a decommissioned

Release Varnish Saves Money

UV flexo release varnish for peel and read booklet labels offers what is said to be a low-cost alternative to conventional cationic chemistry. Reportedly,

Polykar Installs EREMA Plastics Recycling System

Quebec-based Polykar, Inc., a leading manufacturer of polyethylene film, bags and packaging, has installed an EREMA TVEplus plastics recycling system

Coating, Not Printing

Whether you work in the battery industry, the packaging industry, or the publishing industry, you have come across these two words: coating and printing

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

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