Gravure Printing: Print Comes To Life

The Print Quality Awards program of the Packaging & Label Gravure Assn. Global (PLGA), Naples, FL, recognizes member converters and package printers for

Substrates Offered in Short Runs

HP Indigo-compatible substrates, with 12 new entries, are topcoated with company's DigiPRO TC-338 or TC-413 topcoats and can be shipped in five days or

It Must Have Been Moonglow

Unifoil Corp., Fairfield, NJ, partnered with IGH Solutions, Inver Grove Hts., MN, to manufacture IML drinkware as a promotional item for fans attending a screening of The Twilight Saga: New Moon

KPG To Represent SEI Laser Converting

KPG Corp. (formerly Ko-Pack) has formed a partnership with SEI Laser Converting, an Italian manufacturer of laser-cutting equipment for labels

Label Meets NASA Standards

A laser-engraved label from tesa tape meets the needs of NASA's International Space Station

Label Paper Has Green Benefits

EcoPoint Plus high-performance bottle label paper, featuring 10% PCW recycled fiber, is third-party chain-of-custody certified to the Forest Stewardship

Print Labels with Lower Costs

The LX900 color label printer produces labels at speeds to 4.5 in./sec. Company says separate ink cartridges for cyan, magenta, yellow, and black keep

Resin Enhances Shrink Applications

A film extrusion grade of cyclic olefin copolymer (COC), designated 9903D-10, extends the commercial glass transition temperature range down to 33 deg

PP Adds Gloss

Value Plus 2-mil PP for clear-on-clear prime labels is said to offer outstanding clarity and high gloss to achieve label. Corona treated for excellent

Bar Code Creation Simplified

Easylabel 5 Platinum's GS1 Barcode Wizard makes creating GS1 bar codes a four-step process. Newly added are GS1 Datamatrix and GS1 Databar, said to make

Tabletop Slitter Die-Cuts to Register

The Flexor 250TD+ tabletop slitter/rewinder is said to produce high quality labels at low cost. Offers a maximum web width of 250 mm, the ability to die-cut

Shrink Film for Beverages

Polyphane Fit roll-fed shrink film delivers shrink ratios to 50%. Targeted primarily to the beverage category, product can wrap up to 60,000 bottles/hr;

Slit with Many Features

The Omega HSR high-speed slitter/inspection/rewinder runs at speeds to 1,312 fpm. Available in web widths of 13, 17, and 21 in., unit is equipped for

Printer Uses Water or UV Inks

The Cooper Miniflex off-line flexo web printer is said to be simple and compact and can be run with water-based or UV inks as well as varnish or digital

Topcoated PP Is Tough

Product 3-2363 is a 2.0-mil, clear gloss topcoated PP with permanent adhesive and siliconized polyester liner. Topcoating is said to provide good resistance

 

 

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