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Acquisition includes organic semiconducting material patents and FlexOS trademark, plus licenses relating to organic thin-film transistor technology
The X-350 laser die-cutting module can be integrated with converting solutions from Smag Graphique
Manufacturer of corrugated containers, displays, and more sells to many industries and reportedly has a history of innovation in packaging
Company has certified the Epson SurePress L-4033AW with iSi MaxPrint RIP supports file formats required to produce the Process Metallic Color System
The acquisition is expected to allow Glenroy to provide customers with high-quality stand-up pouches
EcoCortec VpCI films and bags, available in custom sizes and shapes, are said to offer strong protection for metal parts
Program allows companies to personalize FTA books with their logos as gifts to customers, prospects, etc.
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- February 16, 2011
ROLLING MEADOWS, IL | Spartanics updates its previously published “Laser Cutting Technical Guide” drafted in 2008, Parts I and II, with a new 2011 version offering improvements in state-of-the-art laser die-cutting and other benchmark data detailing its particular suitability for variable marking applications.
A preface to the 2011 edition sites:
The “short” list of applications where laser die cutting is often best-match finishing technology now includes: finishing printed products from digital, screen, offset and ALL printing presses; label converting; packaging lines; plastics decoration; insurance cards, ID cards, and other plastic cards; flexible solar panels; membrane switches, flexible circuits and other electronics products; aerospace components; metal parts and products; RFID labels, cards and tags; P-O-P displays and promotional magnets; textiles; automotive components; medical devices, among others. The list of materials that are successfully and most economically cut or marked by laser die-cutters continues to grow—from abrasives, to nearly all plastic materials, many metals, and even wood...
With a continuous stream of laser die-cutting benchmarks, the 2011 white paper reveals there are now hybrid sheet-fed and roll-fed laser die-cutting machines permitting interchangeability in addition to the capability of achieving web speed benchmarks of 100+ mpm without sacrificing cutting quality.
To access the full paper, click here and select the downloadable pdf,