Avery Dennison Adds SynCarta BOPP to Fasson Rapid-Roll Line

Avery Dennison Corp. reports it's enhanced its Fasson Rapid-Roll product line with SynCarta synthetic media. According to the manufacturer of pressure-sensitive technology and self-adhesive solutions for label materials and consumer products, these BOPP films are highly engineered synthetic media available in C1S matte and ultra-high-gloss finishes.

Rexam Blister-Pack Pharma Service Can Open Profit Windows

In an effort to cut product-launch times and bump up clients' profit windows, Rexam Healthcare Flexibles introduces "a suite of innovative pharmaceutical packaging services around its proprietary Black Box virtual modeling technology," reports the co.

Converting Activity Strong in Middle East and Turkey

Favorable export taxes coupled with political stability have made the United Arab Emirates (UAE) a virtual hub of Middle Eastern flex-pack converting

Splash & Pop

A new W&H Astraflex is giving customers of Pliant Corp.'s Langley plant eye-popping flexible packages with the splash afforded by printing with ten colors.

Despite Problems, China Presents Hot Market for Packaging

Often called a sleeping giant in the past, China certainly has stirred from its slumber and awakened in many areas. In the approximately 25 years since

Measure Pressure with Thin Film

Tactile pressure-sensor films offer converters an easy pressure-measuring tool.

Is the Retort Pouch Really Ready to Replace the Metal Can?

Lately there has been a lot of press about the second coming of the retort pouch. Several industry pundits even have stated that in the next 3-5 years,

Think Lean

A lean manufacturing philosophy that eliminates waste will shorten the time between order placement and product delivery and deliver a healthier bottom line.

Guts and Glory

Peru-based Tech Pak boasts an arsenal of world-class equipment. Its new PCMC gearless Avanti is the latest addition to its flexo regiment.

Why Do Flex-Pack?

With tight margins, a parade of manufacturing factors, and constant concern about product contamination, one wonders why converters "do" flex-pack. But the flex-pack professionals say the reward is in the process.

The Buzz in Biodegradable Resins: Certification

Many of the processes performed and the products created within a converting facility aren't always the most environmentally friendly. However, this doesn't

Concern over Phthalates in Food Packaging

Plasticizers are used extensively to soften plastics, building products, blood bags, cosmetics, and personal care products, as well as packaging inks

Russian Revolution

Since the collapse of the Soviet Union in 1991, the boundaries of Europe have been expanded by the new market economy in Russia. It has been a struggle

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Global Packaging Market

This is a time of change in the packaging industry: a time of issues and challenges; a time for re-establishing the horizons of business; and a time for defining strategies for a successful and profitable future. The complex and dynamic packaging industry is worth an estimated $417 billion globally (Europe $129 billion, North America $116 billion, Japan $81 billion)...
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