In-Mold Breaks the Mold

MIAMI, FL | Winners of the 2010 In-Mold Decorating Assn. Competition had no trouble breaking the mold with innovative, decorative submissions. Judges

Looking South

The release liner industry has experienced a year of continuous pressure and change. Pressure has come in various forms: lower market growth rates, raw

Materials Address Static Issues

Tribogard label materials reportedly are designed to address two major ESD concerns: They eliminate the charge generated when the label is removed from

Outside Your Comfort Zone

This past October 17-20 at the Tag & Label Mfrs. Inst. annual meeting at the Boca Raton Resort in Florida, I witnessed through speaker Roger Crawford

PP Is Thick

TC matte, white, 4-mil PP offers extra thickness for success in thermal transfer machines. The stiffness is said to be ideal for print-and-apply and print-and-present

Color Separations

When someone tampers with or tries to remove an AuthentiCal color-changing label manufactured by William Frick & Co., Libertyville, IL, the polyester film's pressure-sensitive adhesive

Trademark Registered for multiGUARD Solar Panel Backsheets Photovoltaic Products

FLEXcon has a newly approved registered trademark name for its solar panel backsheet protective laminate products-FLEXcon multiGUARD

Sanden Machine, RDP Marathon Announce Strategic Alliance

Sanden Machine Ltd. and RDP Marathon Inc. of Laval (Montreal), QC, Canada, have announced the formation of a strategic alliance to serve the commercial, forms, direct mail, labels, and packaging markets in Canada, USA, and Mexico

Multilayer Labels In Unlimited Colors

The Servo 3000 Infeed + Reregister System is said to offer benefits for the production of multilayer labels, including an unlimited amount of colors,

Layflat Is Stable

Semi Gloss Layflat is engineered to remain stable and flat after flexo and laser printing, providing easy collating and packaging. With gloss finish reportedly

Driver Support for Bar Code Printers

Company reports Teklynx Intl. has developed drivers for the Godex line of bar code printers. Drivers can be downloaded at www.teklynx.com. This driver

Interactive Tools Aid Packaging Design

The Studio 10 range of interactive 3D packaging design tools now includes the new Studio Toolkit for Shrink Sleeves, a Studio Toolkit for Labels, and

Products Are for Masking Apps

Two specialty products are designed for temporary masking applications. Designated 50650 and 50600, products are constructed of a durable polyester film

Press Offers High Image Quality

The 3500 press handles web widths from 200-512 mm wide and prints at a speed of 19.2 mpm, regardless of the amount of colors used. Called ideal for the

Substrates Work With HP Presses

Company offers 12 new HP Indigo-compatible substrates, one of which is a greener alternative for exterior window applications. Products are applicable

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