Substrates

MonoSol Films Make Edible Pouches

Pouches made with Vivos Edible Delivery Systems films from MonoSol are edible, transparent, and said to offer good oxygen barrier

Gloucester and Dolci in Distribution Agreement

Customers of GEC and Dolci will have a choice of winders for cast stretch film, thanks to an agreement between the two companies

Teknor Apex PVC Film Suited for Medical Uses

Calendered PVC films from Teknor Apex feature a plasticizer reported to be stable in applications sterilized by gamma irradiation

Acucote Offers New Service and Adhesives

The Custom Unlimited roll program from Acucote offers p-s product for short runs and custom orders; new adhesives offer durability

Masterpiece Graphix Offers Digital Solutions

Calling itself a complete solutions provider for digital-ready films, Masterpiece Graphix offers materials, toll coating, and custom stocking options

Sustainable Packaging | Use Newspaper & Water

With sustainability being a driving force in industry, package developers are accelerating the adoption of advanced molded fiber packaging applications.

Spinnaker Expands Line of EFI Jetrion Facestocks

With more than 75 EFI Jetrion-approved constructions now in its stable of materials, Spinnaker Coating expands its line of films and papers

Davis-Standard Seminar Will Address Extrusion

“The Basics of Plastic Extrusion” is the agenda, along with a visit to the company’s Tech Center, when Davis-Standard holds its workshop this fall

Inter-Pac Is Acquired by Pregis

By adding Inter-Pac, Pregis reports it will now be the largest producer of polyethylene sheet foam for protective packaging in the world

SPI, SPE Agreement Is Announced

A long-term agreement involving NPE and ANTEC is expected to add features that will attract both exhibitors and attendees

Davis-Standard Offers Spiderless Foam Sheet Die

A foam sheet die from Davis-Standard is said to eliminate spider weld lines and provides a uniform basis weight, improving processing of PS and PE

UFLEX Reports New Film Plant

With a new polyester plant in Poland, UFLEX continues its strategy to locate manufacturing near film markets to offer customers just-in-time delivery

Huron Invests in the Future of Bloomer Plastics

Bloomer Plastics sees new markets and new customers for its engineered films, thanks to an investment from Huron Capital Partners

Allied Offers Study on Barrier Materials

Markets, trends, technologies, and end-use applications are covered in a new study of barrier materials from Allied Development Corp.

DuPont to Hold Award Forum on Twitter

For its first Packaging Awards Winners' Forum on Twitter, DuPont has invited several industry experts to share their opinions

Ten Years of Success for FILMtech

After a decade of producing metallized and barrier films, FILMtech looks ahead to more success, more growth, and more diversification

Cast Film | COPOL Invests in 5-Layer Line from W&H

Responds to changing consumer demands for packaging and expands customer base with FILMEX  extrusion line.

Nippon and Nanobiomatters Launch Composite

An EVOH/clay composite marketed under the trade name Soarnol NC Series is said to offer notable improvement in barrier over conventional EVOH

NPE2012 Has Exciting Opening

Innovations, an influx of new participants, exciting machinery, and a new venue contribute to the exciting opening of NPE2012

Filmquest To Be Featured on Manufacturing Marvels

Film converter's segment will air nationally Monday, March 26, on Fox Business Network

Exhibitor News and More from NPE2012

EVOH/clay composites, resins, bagmaking equipment, IML, and IMD are among the offerings awaiting visitors to NPE2012

VCF Films Invests in New Thin Film Line

A new custom-designed thin film line adds manufacturing capabilities at VCF Films

Toray BOPP Film Aids Ink Adhesion

Torayfan F63W BOPP film Low seal-initiation temperature for lap seals and is suited for white ink use

Gloucester Acquires Future Design

Gloucester Engineering adds Future Design and its blown film bubble management expertise and trademarked products to its portfolio

Thin Films Expert VCF Films Expands Manufacturing Capabilities

New web coating line produces specialty materials for application to virtually any flexible roll-to-roll substrate

AWA Presents Specialty Paper Event

The Specialty Paper Industry Conference 2012 will offer topics that include printed electronics, sustainability, recycling of p-s labeling, and more

Overlaminate Film from Argotec is Protective

Overlaminate facestock graphics film protects and preserves in tough environments

Flexible Packaging | Clear Lam Develops Renewable Package for Snack Cheese

Plant-based plastic developed for Precious Sticksters from Lactalis American Group.

Daelim Offers BOPP for Many Uses

Food packaging, tobacco packaging, thermal laminations, and scuff resistance are just some of the applications for Daelim's BOPP film

Entries Now Open for Plastics Design Competition

SPI is seeking entries, including flexible packaging, for the International Plastics Design Competition; winners will be honored at NPE2012

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