Implications of Bioterrorism Act

As converting industry members know, the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) has issued regulations implementing the Bioterrorism Act officially known

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

New Division Secretary The PLACE Division of TAPPI has named Rory A. Wolf as the new secretary effective September 2004. Wolf is Director of Business

Materials

New material products from: Ashland, BBA Fiberweb, CYRO Industries, Dow Corning, Flint Ink, International Paper, Klöckner Pentaplast, MACtac, Novacel, Prisco, Trident, and Vinamul Polymers.

Discoloration Resistant Polyolefin Films

Application: In the film industry, a selected set of circumstances and certain types of stabilizers can lead to discoloration due to inadequate stabilizer concentrations, harsh processing conditions, improper selection of white pigments, prolonged storage in a environment containing oxides of nitrogen (pollution), and even lengthy exposure to fluorescent lighting. A new approach to the problem with “phenol free” stabilization systems can suppress post extrusion discoloration in clear and white pigmented films.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Providing practical information to the converting and packaging industries.

Breakin' Bounds in Barrier Films

According to research firm Kline and Company's comprehensive report, High-Performance Barrier Packaging Films 2004: Business Analysis and Opportunities

Switzerland

The Packaging Group's Stan Sacharow surveys a portion of the European converting industry with his look at Switzerland, the United Kingdom, the Benelux nations, Germany, and Italy.

United Kingdom

The demands of major retailers and supermarkets in the UK spark novel, innovative flexible packaging.

Benelux

Strategically located, the three small Benelux nations wield a big influence on flexible packaging in Europe.

Germany

Considered Europe's most exciting flex-pack market, Germany also produces many influential environmental laws.

Italy

Sophisticated equipment and pioneering products are the earmarks of the Italian flex-pack industry.

Antimicrobials: On the Fast Track

If you have been to the store lately, you may have noticed the number of new products that provide antimicrobial protection. It might be an air filter,

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Flexible packaging is the unifying theme for the 2004 TAPPI PLACE Conference in Indianapolis, Indiana, on August 30 to September 2. The meeting comprises

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

The TAPPI 2004 PLACE Conference (August 30-Sept. 2, 2004) moves to a totally new location this year, the Westin Indianapolis Hotel, Indianapolis, IN, USA.

Flex-Pack & Recycling in Japan

This third article in a series on the impact of international solid waste laws on converters examines Japan's recycling requirements for container and
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