Converting/Packaging

News and features detailing topics such as heat-seal polymers, tapes, labels, hot melts, and labeling and application.

ARTICLES

UK Food Producer Installs Tipper Tie Packaging System

Tipper Tie Inc. recently announced that Tulip Ltd., a leading food producer in the UK, has adopted its model TN4200 whole muscle packaging system.
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FLEXCON: PVDC-Coated Film

OptiFLEX® Reseal™ barrier clear is a new PVDC-coated film that can serve as a barrier against moisture to maintain food freshness and the moistness of wet wipe products.
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Sterrett Named to Berry Plastics Board of Directors

Berry Plastics Group Inc. recently announced the appointment of Stephen E. (Steve) Sterrett to its Board of Directors.
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Michelman Reorganizes Business Structure

The new structure is intended to help the company better anticipate and serve its customers' needs.
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Case Study: Product Switch Eliminates Tape Lifting Concerns

A double-coated film tape delivers against high performance expectations.

Based in Yadkinville, N.C., Diversified Foam Inc. has been in the foam fabrication business for over 31 years.


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INTERTAPE POLYMER GROUP INC.: L-Clip Tape

A new medium-strength (194 lb/in) filament L-clip tape is now available.
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Michelman Introduces New Digital Imaging Technology

Michelman recently announced it has invested in new digital imaging technology that can allow chemists to view coating and substrate samples at nano-level magnification.
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FAQs about Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives (PSAs)

Brands and label converters must consider several factors when choosing a pressure-sensitive adhesive for their application.

Brands and label converters must consider several factors when choosing a pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) for their product application—from cost and sustainability to performance to design.


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Flexible Packaging Market to Improve through 2019

North America is the leader of the market for packaging, accounting for more than 30% of the market—and it is still growing.
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Selecting Adhesives: Converting Every Opportunity into Success

Knowing the basics of converting is helpful when choosing the best adhesive for an application.

Choosing the right adhesive for a specific application is not always simple. Many articles have been devoted to discussing the topic, often focusing on how the end use of a given pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) product should play into the decisions.


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EVENTS

Industry

ICE USA 2015

2/10/15
OCCC
Orlando, FL
United States

Join several thousand converting professionals from nearly 50 countries who will come together in Orlando, Florida, February 10-12, 2015, to see all the latest converting machinery and technologies on display from over 350 leading suppliers.

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Specialty Packaging Films Asia 2015

3/17/15
Swissotel The Stamford
Singapore
Singapore

The Asia Pacific region has the fastest growing packaging demand in the world with China driving much of the marketplace.

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Industry

TAPPI European PLACE Conference

5/11/15
Nice
France

Take advantage of multiple networking opportunities with technical professionals working in flexible packaging, laminations, adhesives, coatings, and extrusions.

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Industry

TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Nanomaterials

6/22/15
Atlanta, GA
United States

Explore a world of possibilities for opening the door to new markets by unlocking the potential of renewable biomaterials.

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Industry

Pack Expo

9/28/15
Las Vegas, NV
United States
PACK EXPO Las Vegas will take place from September 28-30, 2015. Read More

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Podcasts

ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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2015 January

We're covering high-tech applications, mixer technologies, the packaging of adhesives and sealants, and more in our January 2015 issue. Don't miss it!

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