News | New Products

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

Electrical Slip Rings from Deublin Have Long Life

Deublin’s electrical slip rings are designed for a variety of EMI, temperature, acceleration, vibration, and shock requirements

K 2013 Will Show How Plastics Move the World

The role of plastics in mobility will highlight the 2013 K Show, offering climate-compatible energy and transport concepts in multimedia presentations

Award Pronounces Xeikon a Reliable, Financially Stable Partner

Xeikon receives the Graydon Award as confirmation of its good credit status, general financial health, and reliability in doing business

Goldenrod Will Refurbish Large Shafts of All Brands

A new service at Goldenrod Corp. offers refurbishment of large roll spools, promising better turnaround time

Small, Light Zip-Pak Slider Option Has Ergonomic Design

Offering leak resistance and speeds above 150 closures/min, the Slider Select also cuts costs by reducing the mass of the system

E-Close Packaging Is Honored for Easy Open and Close Features

Amcor Flexibles reports that Amcor E-Close recently received an award from Scanstar, the competition organized each year by the Scandinavian Packaging Assn., for its latest innovation in easy-to-open and re-seal solutions for fresh applications.

Meadwestvaco’s Coated Cover Stock Certified for HP Indigo Presses

Tango Advantage Digital C1S and C2S coated cover from MeadWestvaco is now certified for HP Indigo Digital Presses.

Polymer-Based Primer Coatings for Plastic Films Are Laser Printable

Akron Rubber Development Laboratory's (ARDL) PolyData water-based computer-imprintable top coating or printing primer allows film labels to accept standard printing.

Copolyester from Eastman Is Suited for Thin-Walled Containers

Eastman Chemical Co. offers Embrace LV copolyester for shrink body labels. Benefits reportedly include lower shrink force to eliminate crushing of thin-walled containers during application.

EFI Jetrion 4900 UV Inkjet Digital Label Press Offers In-Line Laser Finishing

The Jetrion 4900 UV inkjet digital label press from EFI offers high quality with in-line laser finishing that's reportedly suited for more efficient and profitable short-runs.

New East Coast Facility Planned for Core Systems Intl.

Core Systems Intl. is expanding its core cutting and core handling equipment operation to the Lehigh Valley, PA, area.

Brand Owners Can Assess Strategy To Include Digital Print Commercialization

 "Digital Print: Commercialization Assessment Report" by Karstedt Partners, LLC, offers brand owners the tools to determine how to respond to the challenges of "new shoppers."

Subscribe to PFFC's EClips Newsletter