Metallized PP for Barrier Pouches

PC3 advanced metallized PP film reportedly delivers twice the moisture barrier and three times the oxygen barrier of previous generations of company's

Elastomer Enhances BOPP Seal

Vistamaxx propylene-based elastomers help converters that currently manufacture BOPP films using specialty, polybutene-1 modified, terpolymer PP or apply

Whipped Cream Buzz

The RB Dwyer Group, Anaheim, CA, is printing full sleeve PVC shrink labels for Maple Grove Products' alcohol-infused whipped cream aerosol cans, which curve at the top

Bacon Sliders

Zip-Pak, Chicago, IL, reports the first commercial application of Zip-Pak Slider Advantage for Plumrose 24-oz Hearty Country Style Thick-Sliced Bacon packages

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers Increases Price in Europe for Ethylene Copolymer

DuPont Packaging & Industrial Polymers announced a price increase for Europe, Middle East, and Africa of Euro 0.35/kg on all grades of DuPont ethylene copolymer resins. These increases are effective Jan. 1, 2011

Dow Opens Commercial-Scale Manufacturing of Encapsulant Films for PV Panels

As of December 14, the Dow Chemical Co. has begun commercial-scale manufacturing of ENLIGHT Polyolefin Encapsulant Films for use in photovoltaic solar panel modules at its state-of-the-art production line

Progressive Converting To Acquire Northwoods Paper Converting

Appleton, WI-based Progressive Converting (Pro-Con) and Beaver Dam, WI-based Northwoods Paper Converting, Inc. (NPC) have announced that their boards of directors unanimously approved

Xeikon partners with Yupo To Expand Substrate Range

Xeikon, an innovative leader in digital color printing, has tested and qualified synthetic substrates from Yupo Corp. of America for its Xeikon 3000 Series of digital label presses

Fresh Fruit, Fresher Air

Clear Lam Packaging Reclosable Bag with High Oxygen Transmission Rates Replaces Rigid Plastic Tray for Del Monte Fresh Apples

Compostable & Quiet

Innovia Films Metallized NatureFlex NKM Film Is Compostable and Quiet for Boulder Canyon Natural Foods Natural Kettle Cooked Potato Chips

Converted Flex-Pack Report Is Out

NORTHAMPTONSHIRE, UK | Europe's converted flexible packaging market declined by 3% in value terms to around e10.4 billion in 2009, equivalent to 44.2

ISO Poly Adds W&H Film Line

GRAY COURT, SC | ISO Poly Films, a company of Sigma Plastics Group, has purchased a blown film extrusion line from Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp. that

Print More Lifelike Images

Tango Advantage coated cover stock is recommended for POP displays, presentation folders, product tags, and labels. Said to offer superior runnability,

Films Yield Special Effects

Aurora Special Effect Film is engineered so white light striking the film partially reflects from each layer. Films are said to be flexible in both mechanical

Materials Substrates: Building Blocks

Curve Appeal is a patent-pending system encompassing Fasson Curvy film labels that work together in a machine application process to label complex, curved
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