MSC Specialty Films reaches success down to the core

In order to provide customers with just what its name promises, MSC Specialty Films needed the right core supplier. Star Paper Tube's new StarTech Div.

Green Bay gears up for specialty labels

Green Bay Packaging's Coated Products Operations unit commissions custom equipment from Faustel to take advantage of the growing market for specialty

AIMCAL Selects Seven for Annual Honors

The Assn. of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminatots rewards outstanding packages and labels in its annual competition.

New hot stamper does more for short runs

Fast Track Labels, unlike some larger competitors, thrives on short runs with the help of versatile hot stamping equipment from Kensol/Franklin.Move over,

European equity supplier acquires plastics division

NatWest Ventures announced the acquisition of three companies comprising the core of the Plastics Laminate Div. of Laporte PLC for $27 million.The companies

Custom coating operation is a clean winner

Targeted toward industries with very strict standards, Rexam Custom's Netherlands plant sets its own high standards of quality.Rexam Custom, a specialty

Pollution prevention makes good sense

If you generate less waste, you will have less waste to dispose of. It's common sense, and it's cost-effective, but some companies still need convincing.In

Czech converter pursues new free-market direction

Kovohute Bridlicna, long ago a foundry, is writing new history as it stands unique amidst few manufacturing plants in ex-socialist countries and targets

Bagmakers add a strong link to quality chain

Sengewald USA believes in high quality equipment all along the line. Amplas bagmakers fit perfectly into that philosophy.Sengewald USA, Marengo, IL, is

Ceramic heater rollers an exciting new alternative.

New heater roller technology is reportedly yielding reduced warmup and temperature-recovery times while reducing maintenance downtime and improving process

Hot melt applications continue to grow

Because our industry is dynamic and in a constant state of flux, how well and how quickly organizations adapt to change is more than a choice; it is a

Two-component adhesive system eliminates mixups

Minneapolis-based CSD/WestPac Division solves unpredictable moisture-curing problems by switching to a two-component laminating adhesive that allows total

Converter combines profit with environmental concern

At Brady USA, the careful selection of a flexo press and bare-roll treater results in improved product quality, EPA compliance, and increased profitability.The

Reynolds subsidiary in Spain benefits from technology transfer

Grafiba SA, a subsidiary of Reynolds Metals Co., started as a manual converter of paper bags and has grown into one of the first firms in Spain to use

Innovative uses, creativity earn honors from AIMCAL

Judges for the Package/Label of the Year Award, sponsored by the Association of Industrial Metallizers, Coaters and Laminators, praised new applications

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