ACTEGA Kelstar Adds Blister Coating Technology

BlisterKote water-based coating technology is said offer excellent adhesion and allow the use of a wide variety of materials

Nissha Printing Acquires AR Metallizing

Specializing in metallized paper for labels, AR Metallizing boasts labels that provide ecological and sustainability features

Sun Chemical Launches Lamination Adhesives in Latin America

Company joins parent company DIC to produce and distribute SunLam lamination adhesive technology throughout Latin America

Coating Matters | Energy Storage Devices

From lithium-ion batteries to capacitors to solar panels, one common feature is they are all produced through a coating method

Guill Extrusion Head Features No Hardware

The Bullet extrusion head is said to offer quick tooling changes and easy cleaning and restart

Nordmeccanica Holds Open House in Italy

The event featured demonstrations of vacuum metallization and adhesive lamination of newly redesigned equipment

AIMCAL and SPE Join to Present Tech Conference

More than 100 papers on converting and flexible packaging will be presented at FlexPackCon, along with short courses, economic news, and more

The Effects of Surface Treatment at the Interface

There are a variety of methods for encouraging fluids to stick to substrates in coating applications- corona, plasma or flame treating the substrate; adding a primer prior to coating; and utilizing a vacuum system at the coating head interface. The addition of surfactants is one method of adjusting the fluid itself that should be considered.

CPI Installs Atomic Layer Deposition Systems

The Beneq TFS 500 and WCS 600 systems are helping CPI develop nano-scale coatings for the protection of optoelectronic devices

ATP Opens Plant in Germany

The new facility will produce water-based coatings in a clear air manufacturing environment

Nordson Names Agent for Turkey

BGM Makina Teknik will rep the company in Turkey for fluid coating dies, including Premier and Ultracoat

Coating Matters | Film Split Defects

When there are two rolling surfaces moving in the same direction, the fluid needs to decide which surface to follow. But how is this decision made?

Sun Chemical Announces Resistance Coatings

SunSys resistance coatings for paper and board substrates are said to be environmentally friendly and suited for direct food contact

Pearl Technologies Partners with RIT

The partnership includes equipment donations to the RIT lab, money for scholarships, and support for a program for women

Ashland Offers New LED Products

UV-LED coatings and adhesives are said to meet demands for reduced energy usage for flexo narrow web printers

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