CAI Opens Ink and Coating Plant

Company reports investments in new manufacturing and distribution facility include state-of-the-art equipment and on-site labs

AIMCAL Calls for Papers for European Conference

Association seeks papers focusing on technology for the European Web Coating & Handling Conference

Coating Matters | The 3 Stages of Product Development

Process development is taking a product concept through 3 stages: lab, pilot, and production

Readers Choice | Top 10 New Products of 2013

As 2013 draws to a close, we bring you our annual review of the Top 10 new products of the year

Coating Matters | Intermittent Coating

The world has gone patch coating crazy, but we also have to consider the technical challenges

Coating Matters | Hot Melt Coating Technology, Part 2

In the second of this two-part series on hot melt coating, Mark Miller says the newest technology is not always the best, but the best techniques applied to good technology provide the best product outcomes.

AIMCAL Tech Meeting Honors Excellence

Assn. of Intl. Metallizers Coaters & Laminators names technical award winners Marcio Carvalho (Pontifica Universidade Catolica do Rio de Janeiro) for coating & laminating and Sheila Hamilton (Teknek) for vacuum coating.

Coating Matters | Hot Melt Coating Technology, Part 1

Thinner, faster, and state of the art describes the direction hot melt adhesive manufacturing companies are headed.

Multilayer Coating

Multilayer and simultaneous dual sided coating.  Slide coating for the modern era.

Coating Matters | The Wizard Behind the Curtain

It's not magic that makes curtain coating work but physics and fluid dynamics.

Rheology, Math, and Coating Equipment Design

Rheology + Mathematics = Coating Equipment Design

Coating Matters | TWOSD

Tensioned Web Over Slot Die is a coating technique that has some unique advantages

ROI for Fluid Coating Technology

Cost of ownership and return on investment are critical in the decision of fluid coating technology for a converting industry product.

Web Lines | Curl Mechanics Pt. 1—Machine Direction Curl

In this first part of a four part series on curl, web handling expert Tim Walker discusses curl in coated and laminated products

Coating Matters | Slot Die Design Considerations

What you can learn from a slot die designer that will help you in your roll-to-roll manufacturing process

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