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FocalSpec Announces Roughness Scanner

The MicroProfiler MP 9000 real-time scanner measures on-line surface roughness of webs using company’s Line Confocal Imaging technology

FINAT Event to Track Label Industry Movement

The European Label Forum plans to look ahead at all levels of the industry, including the strength of digital printing

Phoseon Offers Curing Lamp in Two Versions

The FireLine UV LED lamp has a number of features said to provide high performance curing

Label Summit Closes Chilean Edition

Label Summit Latin America 2017 welcomed visitors from 28 countries who heard presentations on a wide array of topics

Toray Offers Film Testing Services

Lab analysis for films, laminations, and finished structures reportedly helps customers with strategic planning

Package Concepts and Materials Expanding

The company says the expansion, which includes a seven-ply extrusion system, will increase production

USPS Releases Unique Stamps that Mimic Sports Ball Textures

Special coating is applied to selected areas during the printing process to give them texture

Maxson Sheeter Handles Filtration Papers & Nonwovens

Features that include multiple roll stands and precision counting and marking reportedly help to triple productivity

Innovia Films Launches BOPP Film

Propafilm REF coextruded BOPP film reportedly offers high speeds and a wide sealing range

CTI Technology Helps Food Companies Comply

High-Pressure Processing verification technology assists food companies with FSMA compliance and offers an anti-counterfeiting feature as well

PaperWorks Adds Folding Carton Options

The company adds three coated recycled board kraftback folding carton options to the MasterWorks Ultra 100 line

ACTEGA Collaborates with HP Indigo

The two companies say the agreement demonstrates their commitment to the digital transformation of the industry

Breit Announces Textured Finishes

The finishes, which use company’s Cast & Cure technology, can be used with narrow, wide, or sheet-fed machines

GMG Upgrades Proofing Media

Company says ProofMedia Premium and ProofMedia studio offer improved performance

Atlas Offers Upgrade Packages for Slitters

Company says the slitter/rewinder upgrades cover many aspects of the equipment, including PC processing

Simco-Ion Bar Neutralizes Static at a Distance

The IQ Easy Air Assist bar reportedly is designed for rugged industrial use and features a precise air stream

Mactac Debuts All-Temperature Adhesive

CHILL AT adhesive products are said to adhere quickly at virtually any temperature in a wide variety of label applications

Drytac Film Suited for Advertising Graphics

SpotOn Floor 200 printable film can be applied to many surfaces for short-term advertising uses

Smithers Pira Reports on Functional & Barrier Coatings

The study says the packaging industry continues to demand new solutions from functional and barrier coating suppliers, leading to innovations

Rotoflex Starts Manufacturing in Canada

The company says continued sales growth over several years led to expansion of its Canadian facility

HERMA Launches PP Label Film

HERMA PP white solid tc (grade 971) is said to provide reliable application and enhanced strength for high quality labels

Kotkamills Offers Uncoated Folding Boxboard

AEGLE Zero is said to provide a natural look and good printability for both food and non-food end uses

Toray Helps URI with New Engineering Complex

Toray Plastics (America), a major financial contributor to the Univ. of Rhode Island’s new engineering complex, joined officials for the groundbreaking

PCMC Sells Wrapper to Sun Paper

The XF800 wrapper, with continuous flow technology, reportedly offers a simpler operating system and increased flexibility for Sun Paper

AWA Recognizes 6 Top Sleeve Label Performers

AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. annual Sleeve Label Competition recognizes six winners, including two Best of Shows

Dow and HP Indigo Sign Agreement

The agreement will offer HP Indigo access to the Dow Pack Studios network and technical facilities, a move expected to accelerate innovation

Sun Chemical Coatings Offer Barrier Advantages

SunBar (Aerobloc) oxygen barrier coatings are said to be cost-effective and to support packaging with lighter weight

Spinnaker Partners with ARMOR USA for Testing

Spinnaker will have its pressure-sensitive products tested using ARMOR USA’s thermal transfer ribbons

CTC Splicer Is Semi-Automatic

The Model 800-PB-VF-36 allows non-stop production and offers many standard features

Simco-Ion Offers New Nozzle to Neutralize Static

The IQ Power HE static neutralizing nozzle is said to feature lower air consumption and high efficiency

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