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Global Packaging Alliance Meeting Strengthens Cooperation

Sustainability, market trends, operating data, and equipment investments were on the agenda at the recent meeting

MOCON Success Means Four New Business Units

New units for Permeation, Package Testing, Industrial Analyzers, and Microbial Detection result from growth and acquisitions

Mondi Offers PolyWoven Pinch Bottom Bag

Features an extremely durable but lightweight packaging with attractive all-over print

Pregis Introduces Sheet Foam with Multidirectional Stretch

Microfoam Stretchfoam is PE resin blend for protective packaging

Shurtape HP 235 Improves Bond for Recycled Corrugate

New packaging tape features higher adhesion on highly recycled boxes

Kodak Has Certification Program for FLEXCEL NX System Users

Program is said to assure printers and brand owners that FLEXCEL NX plates are made to global standards

TMI Roll-Up Door Protects Manufacturing Areas

6000 Series roll-up door and screen line features higher-speed external jackshaft motor to protect areas from contamination of many type

PCI BOPET Report Questions if Capacity is Enough for West

Although two million tonnes of new BOPET film capacity is predicted, it may still not be enough to meet demand in the West, says a new study

Avery Dennison Matrix Recycling Tool Is Online

Interactive map offers a directory of locations of non-landfill operations or energy-from-waste facilities to help converters divert and process scrap

Schreiner MediPharm Syringe Label Meets EU Safety Standards

Needle-Trap system has safety mechanism integrated in self-adhesive syringe label, allowing blood-contaminated needle to be secured following use

Anderson & Vreeland Acquires The Provident Group

Manufacturer of doctor blades, end seals, and flexo solutions joins A&V in effort to serve package and label printers

Dymax Corp. Announces UV Light-Curing Flood-Lamp

The ECE Series is said to cure adhesives, coatings, and inks with speed, and it is CE marked for standardized global use

Gloucester Engineering Reports Two Successful Years

With a promising forecast for 2013, company has come a long way since it was purchased out of receivership

Montalvo Offers Multi-Zone Tension Indicator

The i4-HD is available in both an analog and a digital configuration, is said to provide accurate and repeatable web tension

Clariant Launches PFOA-Free Additive

Cartaguard KHI is said to make paper grease-resistant without releasing impurities into the packaging

INX Digital Offers Eco-Solvent Inkjet Inks

MSS inks are used with Mimaki wide-format printers and reportedly offer benefits to the environment

Larson Electronics Offers Flexible UV Light System

The WALCD-4X24LED-UV365 light cart allows operators to position high-intensity UV light on product surfaces to cure a wide variety of coatings

Next Generation Films Expands Lexington, OH, Plant

Adding blown film capacity with 3-layer VAREX line from Windmoeller & Hoelscher

Converting Influence ½-Day Event Has Much to Offer

With a panel of experts addressing automation, converting, wipes, and flexo, event also offers networking, displays, and lunch

Acucote Announces Line of Wine Labels

Line features Manter’s SH 6020 Plus permanent acrylic adhesive, which is said to avoid the formation of wrinkles caused by humidity

Gallus Label Day in Italy Is a Success

Organized by partner Macchingraf, the event included demonstrations of the Gallus ECS 340 flexo press and the Heidelberg Linoprint L digital press

Henkel to Share Adhesive Info at ECR Europe

With the conference focusing on food safety in packaging, company will present Technomelt Supra 1000 and Adhesion Low Migration water-based adhesives

Industrial Specialties Mfg. Offers In-Line Filter

The Clear-VU EZ Connect Filter is suited for most pneumatic, vacuum, and fluidic applications, including MEK ink

MPS to Show Presses at China Print

With distributor Jebsen Industrial, company will feature the EF multi-substrate press, the EXL-offset press, and the EXL-packaging press

Allied Development Offers Study on Foodservice Packaging

Projecting that sales of foodservice packaging items in the US will reach $11.5 billion by 2017, study offers market data for several hundred end-uses

Colbert Package Is Honored by FTA

The VetGuard Plus version of company’s EnviroGuard solution receives both a Gold Award and Best of Show from the Flexographic Technical Assn.

Siemens Offers Matched Motor/Drive Combo

Said to provide the optimum solutions for many heavy-duty industrial motion control applications from a single source

Bunting Magnetics Discontinues Line of Flexible Dies

Company will focus on Xtreme line of magnetic cylinders for printing and die-cutting, as well as magnetic decorating cylinders for dry offset printing

ITW Muller Offers Robotic Pallet Wrapper

The GW-4100 offers technology said to cut waste, improve employee safety, and save time

Semper Study Shows Drop in Profits for Print Industry

Study shows mixed trends, with competitive threats coming from the economy, growing pressures from lower cost competitors, and operating costs

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