Examining the pros and cons of clay-coated kraft papers (CCK) and polyethylene-coated papers (PCK).
November 3, 2016
The graphic arts market is dominated by two paper-based release liner options: clay-coated kraft papers (CCK) and polyethylene-coated papers (PCK). The AWA global market study “Pressure-Sensitive Graphic Films 2016” shows that CCK papers hold a share of 44%, and PCK papers have a share of 40%; both are mostly used worldwide as release liners.
The Japan Adhesive Industry Association will host the World Adhesive & Sealant Conference 2016.
October 3, 2016
The World Adhesive & Sealant Conference 2016 (WAC2016) is scheduled to take place October 26-28 at the Shinagawa Prince Hotel in Tokyo. The main theme of WAC2016 is Creating Tomorrow, with three keywords: Environment, Creation, and Evolution. Some 700 delegates are expected to attend from around the world, representing adhesive and sealant manufacturers and suppliers to the industry.
For many manufacturers, end-of-line packaging where goods are placed and sealed into secondary packaging such as corrugated cartons serves as one of the last lines of defense to ensure finished goods arrive to their final destination in excellent, saleable form.