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Entries Now Open for Plastics Design Competition

SPI is seeking entries, including flexible packaging, for the International Plastics Design Competition; winners will be honored at NPE2012

U-Series Load Cells from Montalvo Are Tough and Precise

Simplify tension control with U-Series load cells, offering precision, reliability, easy installation, and built-in overload stops

Free Tool from Rockwell Predicts Safety System ROI

Safety Return on Investment Tool helps potential users justify the cost of acquiring an integrated safety automation system

Release Liners in the Spotlight at AWA Conference

Silicone release coatings, direct to product printing, and more are on the agenda of AWA's 2012 Global Release Liner Industry Conference and Exhibition

BOPP from Toray Plastics (America) Offers Matte, High-End Look

Torayfan KMS1 BOPP film with matte finish, a broad heat-seal range, and low COF provides excellent printability and a distinctive look for snack foods

Montalvo Offers Web Tension Upgrades on Wide Range of Equipment

Web control upgrades increase converters' productivity and profitability for printing presses, corrugators, laminators, slitters, and more

Primers from Mica Aid in Extrusion Coating PP

Adhesion, which is key in the extrusion coating and laminating of polypropylene, is improved with several new primers from Mica Corp.

Create, Edit, Proof Remotely with New GMG Solution

Version 5.3 of the ColorProof/DotProof/FlexoProof proofing solution, with client-server architecture, makes remote proofing and calibration easier

AWA Conference Will Address Sleeve Labels

Sleeve label materials, applications, and trends, including the use of 3D graphics, are on the agenda at an upcoming conference

Pressroom Hand Cleaner from Burnishine Is Easy on Skin

Clean up ink, grease, adhesives, and more with Thumbs Up cleaner designed for pressroom use

FX ExSpect Plates Are New Offering From PRPflexo

Flat-top-dot plate technology takes a step forward with FX ExSpect plates, said to reduce dot gain and work with different inks and substrates

Trade Show Publication Names ICE USA Finalist for Best of Show

The creativity shown by organizers of ICE USA makes it one of five finalists for the Excellence Award given by a top trade show publication

Avery Dennison Wins TLMI Award for Green Initiatives

Life Cycle Assessment, waste reduction, and "green" products make Avery Dennison an environmental leader and bring the company its second TLIM award

Goebel Marks a Long Manufacturing History

After 160 years Goebel continues to manufacture equipment for the converting and packaging industries, focusing today on innovative slitter/rewinders

Solar Farm Is Latest Green Initiative from Toray Plastics (America)

Toray celebrates the launch of a three-acre solar photovoltaic farm expected to cut energy costs and reduce CO2 emissions

Malaysia Welcomes M-PLAS and Boasts Positive Results

M-PLAS 2011 celebrates the plastics and rubber industry in Malaysia, where the demand for high-end products in growing

CPP Expo 2012 Brings Big Names to the Machinery Floor

Bobst, Mark Andy, Goss, and Cerutti will help CPP Expo's regional event promote package printing, converting, and finishing in Cleveland next spring

Illig Will Feature Thermoforming Line at NPE 2012

The RDK Series thermoforming machine is said to offer higher production rates, lower energy usage, and improved quality while running a wide variety of materials

IPS Testing Approved for Corrugated Recyclability Protocol

Corrugated Packaging Alliance approves IPS Testing to perform testing protocol certifying repulpability & recyclability of corrugated wax alternatives

Jury Is Announced for DuPont Packaging Innovation Awards

An impressive panel of judges will evaluate entries for innovation, sustainability, and cost/waste reduction in the DuPont packaging awards competition

EDI Names Extrudex Its Agent in France

Extrudex wil represent the full line of EDI's equipment, including dies, feedblocks, and related extrusion equipment, in France

Patriot Arranges Funding for Sale of Seamer

A Karlville high-speed seamer goes to Specialty Printing in a transaction aided by Patriot Funding

Slitting/Rewinding: Converplast To Add Two Titan Models

Expansion will provide high quality products and operating efficiency for flexible packaging converter.

Enercon’s Plasma Treatment Receives Innovation Award

Recognized for productivity, ecology, and economy, Plasma4 surface treatment is said to offer long-lasting treatment and low gas consumption

Diamond Packaging a Big Winner in PPC Competition

Innovative technologies including coating, foil stamping, and embossing make Diamond a winner for its folding cartons

Color-Logic’s New Viewer Makes Special Effects Easy to Proof

The FX-Viewer works with Color-Logic’s special effects system, allowing users to view the effects before going to press

Cardboard Bottle from Ecologic Brands Wins Green Award

A molded fiber bottle with a re-sealable “smart fitment” is honored for efforts to reduce, reuse, recycle, and recover materials

CTC Offers Smaller Version of Clamshell Splicer

The CS12214 version of CTC’s clamshell splicer fits in compact areas, minimizes material handling, and makes it easier to prep the splice

Sheeter Allows Production of Preprinted Holographic Material

Maxson sheeter permits printers/converters the ability to cut preprinted holographic materials precisely.

Blanket Product Lines Will Cost More at Sun Chemical

Increases in the costs of raw materials lead to a price increase on blanket product lines at Sun Chemical

 

 

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