• Workflow upgrades

    July 20, 2005
    Workflow upgrades Creo Vancouver Canada The company has announced new versions of its Prinergy and Brisque prepress workflows, and the new Synapse Director software, which provides Brisque with automation and management features. Prinergy 3.0 allo…

  • Adhesive melter

    July 20, 2005
    Adhesive melter Nordson Duluth GA USA VersaBlue 100 adhesive melters provides precise adhesive add-on weights and reduces maintenance. The melters offer variable AC motors and multiple pump selections. 800-683-2314 www.nordson.com Circle No.…

  • Inkjet face stock, hot melt adhesive

    July 20, 2005
    Inkjet face stock, hot melt adhesive MACtac Stow OH USA Inkjet face stock MACjet Jg1802 has been improved. Equipped with a machine calendered lay flat liner, the face stock allows for smoother processing in tight-turn inkjet printers. It is gloss…

  • Improved stacker

    July 20, 2005
    Improved stacker Maxson Automatic Machinery Westerly RI USA To improve pile quality on lightweight and/or static prone materials, Maxson offers an enhancement to its stackers that incorporates tapes over the pile, an air delivery system and a conn…

  • Software feature

    July 20, 2005
    Software feature Tailored Solutions Milwaukee WI USA Label Traxx, software for flexo narrow web converters and printers, now includes additional capability to monitor operation at multiple plants. With the new feature, printers with remote operati…

  • RFID compliance products

    July 20, 2005
    RFID compliance products VideoJet Wood Dale IL USA Together with Accu-Sort Systems, Telford, PA, the company has announced the development of three RFID-related products. Fast Tag Mobile is a desktop encoder and label printer with Fast integration…

  • Compostable film

    July 20, 2005
    Compostable film Plastic Suppliers Columbus OH USA EarthFirst PLA is made from the biopolymer, NatureWorks. Derived from corn, it is 100 percent compostable. The company manufactures the film using blown film technologies. It is offered in clear a…

  • Plate mounter

    July 20, 2005
    Plate mounter Eurograv Byfleet UK Camis’ Irismall 600 flexo plate mounter for label and tape printers features a camera optical rail and cylinder support beam. Manually displaced high magnification cameras are linked to individual digital po…

  • Flexo ink

    July 20, 2005
    Flexo ink ANI Printing Inks Plymouth MN USA Hydrofilm Ace has been designed as a universal, water based, flexo ink for printing film substrates. It offers good adhesion, color strength and ease-of-use. The ink is compatible with a variety of mater…

  • Ink, adhesives

    July 20, 2005
    Ink, adhesives UVitec Lodi NJ USA The company has introduced 21302-87 Flexo Laminating Adhesive for cold foil applications. The adhesive coating is designed to cure through a transparent or translucent polyolefin film that has been applied over pa…

  • Labeling films

    July 20, 2005
    Labeling films ExxonMobil Chemical Chicago IL USA The company has unveiled a number of films. Metallyte X-28 UBW-ES is a multi-layer, cavitated white OPP film designed to replace foil and a sealant web by combining the properties of each into one.…

  • Tester

    July 20, 2005
    Tester Testing Machines Ronkonkoma NY USA The Lab Master Z-Directional Tensile Tester can determine internal bond strength to 113 kg with 4.5 gram resolution and ±0.02 percent full scale accuracy. The tensile tester conforms to TAPPI T 541.…

  • Squeezable film, brochures

    July 20, 2005
    Squeezable film, brochures Raflatac Fletcher NC USA Two new film products were announced. Raflex Plus is a modified BOPP film that’s thin, transparent and top-coated. It offers good conformability and squeezability characteristics. The compa…

  • RFID printer

    July 20, 2005
    RFID printer Zebra Vernon Hills IL USA Two UHF EPC multi-protocol printer/ encoders have been introduced: Zebra R110Xi and R170Xi. In addition to built-in multi-protocol flexibility, the unit can be upgraded to include future protocols. 800-42…

  • EB curable

    July 20, 2005
    EB curable adhesive Rad-Cure Fairfield NJ USA EB17A is an electron beam curable adhesive that has been designed for cold foil transfer and lamination of various thin films. It offers good adhesion to metalized films in cold foil transfer applica…