From Pouch to Pooch

A two-compartment structure manufactured by Ampac provides pet owners with water and a drinking bowl for dogs on the go.

In the Zone

Whether runs are short or long, Bison Bag focuses on quick turnaround and great service.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

New high barrier lidding materials: optimization studies to understand seal peel characteristics to different consumer cup substrates; and don’t let profits go up in smoke: modern air pollution control systems reduce energy costs and destroy higher levels of air pollutants.

Critical TRENDS

Last year's April issue featured, for the first time, PFFC's special report on the critical trends affecting the converting industry. This year, we again

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Nucleation Of Polyethylene Blown Filmby Heather Dolan, Milliken & Co. APPLICATION: Nucleation is a common practice with polypropylene

Updating Critical Trends

This month, PFFC brings you the results of its annual Critical Trends survey that we published for the first time in April 2006. As with most they tend

Sweets Success

Located in the industrial left bank of Kiev (Kyiv), Ukraine's bustling capital city, Ukrplastic is the nation's largest flexible packaging converter.

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Chemical Analysis Of The Polyester/Metal Surface Of A Delamination Failureby Eldridge M. Mount III, EMMOUNT Technologies Application:

A Scrappy Competitor

Rich Shaw, general production manager of Mohawk Northern Plastics, says the 35-year-old company has enjoyed sustained success by operating state-of-the-art

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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY The Use of Metallocene Polyethylene In Coextruded Lamination Films by Richard W. Halle and Simone Vigano, ExxonMobil Chemical APPLICATION:

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Advances in extrusion coating die system technology, and on-line gauging as a process troubleshooting tool.

Focusing on European Flex-Pack

More than 125 flexible packaging pros from all over Europe attended Intertech/Pira’s “Innovations in Flexible Packaging” Conference in Prague, Czech Republic, Nov. 15-–16, 2006.

The Wow Factor

FPA Achievement Awards prove that development of diverse, innovative flexible packaging remains strong.

East Beats West

What does the future hold for the $45 billion global flexible packaging market?

Product Protection

Manufacturers of perishable products are well aware that a later “sell by” date on a package can affect a customer’s decision to purchase one brand instead of another. New OPP films offer extended shelf life, and their compatibility with foods made without trans fats creates additional opportunities.
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