Consolidation in the Self-Adhesive Laminating Industry

UPM's proposed acquisition of MACtac worldwide is the latest in a string of announcements of merger and acquisition activity in the self-adhesive laminate industry.

PSA Problem Solving

When dealing with complex problems, it's best to take a step-by-step approach. This methodology can aid the investigation of quality issues commonly encountered

Study Finds Extrusion Coaters/Laminators Focused on Innovation

The extrusion coating and laminating market in North America is being researched by AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. for a forthcoming study in its series

Metallizing Trends Across the Globe

Investment in metallizing technologies continues with incremental and replacement capacity being commissioned, adding to the overall capacity available

Technology Improvements and Emerging Markets Drive Growth in Metallizing

Business is good at Applied Films, says Liz Josephson. Vacumet is expanding, but Bob Korowicki says some metallizers are in trouble. Frank Sereno is bullish:

Metallized Products Sourcebook Predicts Increased Demand

In today's changing and highly competitive environment, up-to-date market information is essential for monitoring performance and making business-critical

C&L Services Directory

CompanyLocation; Contact - Phone Number ISO CERTIFIED COATING TYPE & MAX. WIDTH SLITTING LAMINATING METALLIZING WAREHOUSING PILOT/LAB FACILITIES COATING

New Sourcebook Covers Metallized Papers and Films

Metallized Papers & Films: World Sourcebook 2002 has been published by AWA Alexander Watson Assoc. Exclusively sponsored by the Association of Industrial

Outsourcing Protects Trade Secrets

Utilizing Chemsultants' independent pilot coating facilities is saving time and money for Nexfor Fraser Papers and keeping new-product ideas under wraps.

Controlling Coater Gap Uniformity

Maintaining high levels of accuracy is critical in controlling coater gap uniformity. The role of noncontact thin gap sensors is discussed in in this article.

Halloween Is Coming: PSA Ghosts Can Be Pretty Scary

October is an exciting month. In many areas Mother Nature creates an amazing display of colors. The weather is often ideal without the extreme hot and

Standing the Test of Time: A Look at PFFC's 75-Year History

Expanded Online Version: Things that withstand 75 years certainly deserve to commemorate the anniversary with a glittering, valuable reminder of a hard-earned and fruitful longevity; perhaps that's why the diamond signifies 75 years.

Standing the Test of Time with Paper, Film & Foil CONVERTER

In the beginning, there were precious few magazines to rival the editorial coverage of a fledgling The Envelope Industry. The date was March 1927, and

A Lesson in Amines Used in Water-Based Products

One of the key ingredients of many water-based inks and coatings are amines. Amines and ammonia are used in water-based products to control pH required

1950s

1920s and 1930s 1940s 1960s 1970 - 1973 1974 - 1976 1977 - 1979 1980s 1990 - April 1993 May 1993 - 1994 1995 - 19992000 to present The 1950s...Known as

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