• SLITTER RIG MODULE

    January 24, 2014
    || An ergonomically designed slitter rig module is a feature of Maxson’s Dual Knife Rotary Sheeters. The design incorporates a switch that constantly monitors the tension of the safety cord positioned across the width of the slitter rig. If the co…

  • FULL COVERAGE ADHESIVE

    FULL COVERAGE ADHESIVE

    January 24, 2014
    ||   MAXStick Products Ltd. has released its newest product, 80 gram direct thermal, full coverage adhesive MAXStick X2 Colors. MAXStick X2 Colors utilize an 80 gram base material with a full adhesive pattern that increases the long term durabi…

  • DRYER, LIGHT FINISHER

    DRYER, LIGHT FINISHER

    January 24, 2014
    ||   Flint Group Flexographic Products has introduced nyloflex Dryer FIII and the nyloflex Light Finisher FIII. These two systems have been specifically designed to deliver excellent productivity, consistency and quality for processing flexogra…

  • OPENCOLOR 1.1

    January 24, 2014
    || GMG has announced the release of GMG OpenColor 1.1. Designed to enable brands and packaging press specialists to accurately predict spot colors, GMG OpenColor has won high-level recognition, including the 2013 InterTech Technology Award, the 2013 Fle…

  • LOOP TACK TESTER

    LOOP TACK TESTER

    January 24, 2014
    ||   Brookfield Engineering offers the new TA-LTT Loop Tack Tester for use with the CT3 Tester. The TA-LTT Loop Tack Tester is designed for testing the adhesive strength of materials per ASTM D2979. The sample is adhered to a slide that is plac…

  • MOBILE PRINTER

    January 24, 2014
    || Epson America has announced the Epson LabelWorks LW-600P, a new label printer for smartphones and tablets designed to give users the ability to make a variety of both practical and creative labels for the home or workplace. The LabelWorks LW-600P is…

  • BAR CODE DECODING

    January 24, 2014
    || PC Industries has announced that its Graphic-Vision 500 Series Web Viewers now offer bar code decoding. The digital web viewing systems - which are designed with industrial, high-performance parts - feature long-lasting, high frequency…

  • COATED ONE SIDE LABEL

    January 24, 2014
    || FutureMark Paper Group has announced a number of enhancements to Future Label, the industry’s only coated one sided (C1S) label product with high-recycled content (>85 percent). This provides an environmentally-friendly C1S label product for…

  • UV LED CURING INKS

    January 24, 2014
    || Flint Group, in collaboration with leading OEM’s and lamp manufacturers, has developed and is now launching a full range of low energy UV and UV LED curing inks for sheetfed applications: Ultraking XCURA and Ultraking XCURA LED. Ultraking XCURA…

  • LABEL APPLICATORS

    LABEL APPLICATORS

    January 24, 2014
    ||   Action Packaging Systems is offering the Gold Seal line of label applicators in GS-60 print/apply and GS-90 apply-only models. These applicators are designed to be simple, compact, and virtually maintenance-free. They are ideal for st…

  • PLASTICIZER

    January 24, 2014
    || Eastman Chemical Company has announced another addition to its non-phthalate plasticizer portfolio with Eastman Versafix plasticizer, which is designed specifically for water-based adhesives. Formulated to provide necessary viscosity control and maxi…

  • WINDING CORE ADAPTER

    January 24, 2014
    || Roll Concept has introduced Corexal, a universal winding core adapter. Corexal is designed to transform a 3" expanding shaft into 6" one without any tubing, mounting nor tools. When expanded, the 3" shaft opens the adapter, which then…

  • SPRAY CORE GLUE SYSTEM

    SPRAY CORE GLUE SYSTEM

    October 14, 2013
    || CTC International has introduced a programmable spray core glue system for its turret rewinders. The new system replaces the core glue pot with a traversing nozzle to apply glue to the cores on a rotating spindle. Glue application is via a pr…

  • FDA-APPROVED FACESTOCK

    October 14, 2013
    || UPM Raflatac has announced the launch of RH04FG, a hotmelt adhesive that is approved by the US Food and Drug Administration (FDA) for direct contact with fruit and vegetable skin. RH04FG offers high initial tack, securely affixing labels to all fruit…

  • SHRINK FILMS, LABELS

    October 14, 2013
    || Bemis Performance Packaging, a supplier of flexible packaging and labeling products, has announced the launch of Bemis Titan brand beverage shrink films and shrink labels. According to the company, Bemis Titan shrink films and labels are designed to…