Articles Tagged with ''flexible packaging''

Emerging Hot-Melt Technologies for Package and Container Sealing

New technology has eliminated many of the drawbacks of the previous generation of hot-melt adhesive equipment.
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Package and container sealing is a key component of today’s complex manufacturing processes. Manufacturers require a system that quickly delivers consistently applied adhesive while fitting into streamlined packaging lines. Many companies turn to hot-melt adhesive delivery systems for their packaging needs.


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Market Trends: "Smart" Packaging on the Rise

Active and intelligent packaging demand is expected to grow 8% annually to 2017.
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Demand for active and intelligent packaging in the U.S. is forecast to expand 8% annually to $3.5 billion in 2017, well above total packaging demand growth.


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Rollers for Adhesive and Coating Processes

The application of adhesives, sealants and coatings requires a range of specialized rollers with specific roll coverings, finishes, and temperature specifications
By Jeff Awe
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Industrial rollers are used in the manufacturing and processing of almost every material—from paper to coiled steel and plastic packaging to textiles.


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Focus On: Adhesive Suppliers and Manufacturers Make Strides in Serving the Packaging Sector

A key requirement of any leading adhesive company is not only to meet customers' needs but to predict them.
By Steve Ringsdore
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From the first recorded use of industrial adhesives during the time of the pharaohs in Egypt until today, our industry has had two consistent driving forces: the changing needs of the industries we serve, and the innovation necessary to meet those needs.


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MICHELMAN: Digital Printing Primers

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This company’s digital printing primers for HP Indigo and other digital presses are designed to optimize printing results on virtually all substrates.
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Top 5 News that Sticks

Acquisition in Packaging Sector is Top News

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
By Susan Sutton
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News of an acquisition and a divestment by Berry Plastics drew the most interest last week.


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Berry Plastics Acquires Flexible Plastics and Film Business

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Berry Plastics Group Inc. recently announced that it has finalized two transactions in support of the company’s strategic initiatives.
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Medical Device Packaging Demand to Increase 5.9% Annually

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World demand for medical device packaging is projected to increase 5.9% annually to $25.7 billion in 2017, according to a new study.
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H.B. FULLER CO.: Laminating Adhesive

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Flextra Fast™ SF8700/XR1000 is the latest addition to this company’s line of Flextra fast-laminating adhesives for flexible packaging converting.
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H.B. Fuller Completes Plexbond Quimica S/A Acquisition

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H.B. Fuller Co. recently announced that it has finalized the purchase of Plexbond Quimica S/A.
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