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

Materials

New from: Adhesives Research, ADM Tronics, American Profol, Dow Chemical Corp., Fasson (Avery Dennison), Metal Foils, Mohawk Paper Mills, National Adhesives, Rad-Cure Corp., Sheffield Plastics, SICPA North America, and Spinnaker Coating.

Retort Pouch Conference a Hit

More than 200 attendees crowded into the Radisson Hotel in Princeton, NJ, April 20-22 to hear the latest developments in retort pouch technology. Traveling

Less (Thinner) Film, More Uses

How thin is thin? Well, it depends who you talk to. Actually, if what you're talking about is film, it depends on the process and the application. Eric

Removing Packaging Odors

Packaging odors often are a result of residual solvents retained during the printing, coating, and laminating processes.

New Materials for the Converting Industry, PFFC, June 2004

New material products from: Argotec, CPFilms, Klöckner Pentaplast, Sicpa NA, Techni-Met, Thin Film Analysis, and Toray Plastics.

A Communication from the PLACE Div. of TAPPI

Providing practical information to the converting and packaging industries —a Communication from the Polymers, Laminations, and Coatings Div. of TAPPI.

Tekni-Films Intros Ultra-High Barrier Film for Blister and Packaging Applications

Tekni-Films says its new high-barrier themoformable film laminate, using 4 mil (100 micron) PCTFE in either Aclar or Vaposhield types, is the "world’s highest-barrier commercially available clear film for blister and packaging applications."

Nanotech The Next Big Thing

Everyone seems to be talking about nanotechnology. While it is expected to become a multi-trillion dollar industry over the next decade, fears are being

UV Retrofit Adds Markets

Green Printing and Packaging Co., a Lexington, NC, sub. of Chesapeake Corp., serves markets such as pharmaceutical/healthcare and technology that require

Pliant Adds Stretch Film Capacity

SCHAUMBURG, IL Pliant Corp., producer of value-added plastic films and flexible packaging products, reports it has expanded capacity to support the increasing
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