• FOAM BONDING TAPE

    October 13, 2015
    Mactac Technical Products has expanded its line of MACbond Rubber double-coated tapes with the addition of MACbond Foam Bonding Tape. An economical, cost-effective foam-bonding solution, MACbond Foam Bonding Tape features an aggressive adhesive that…

  • CORD TAGS

    CORD TAGS

    October 13, 2015
    Underwriters Laboratories (UL) has certified Cord-Tag 1, the cable marking offered by Schreiner Group. The product was originally developed for a customer of the Schreiner PrinTrust business unit. Cord-Tag 1 and Cord-Tag 1 OL have been designed f…

  • OPP FILMS

    October 13, 2015
    Toray Plastics has introduced the new TreaTear LT Series of linear-tear, polyproypylene sealant films for any type of non-retort pouch lamination, including stand-up pouches that require a low SIT (seal initiation temperature) and high heat-seal stre…

  • PE INKS FOR PLASTIC FILMS

    October 13, 2015
    DuPont Microcircuit Materials is launching electronic inks that cure quickly at low temperatures, expanding the possibility of printing electronics onto an entirely new group of plastic films. The technology is expected to enable electronic component…

  • ROLL PROTECTION

    ROLL PROTECTION

    September 7, 2015
    Large rolls are often susceptible to damage due to their sheer size and weight as carrier loads sway, bounce and vibrate during transit. Secure roll suspension can be achieved with the use of Badger Plug’s wooden endboards and heavy-duty sle…

  • WATER-BASED INK

    September 7, 2015
    Flint Group has launched a new generation of water-based ink technology called Hydrokett ZEN, a concept developed for narrow web label and packaging applications. According to the company, converters using these inks will have nearly zero mainte…

  • SECURITY LABELING

    September 7, 2015
    UPM Raflatac has launched a renewed product range for security and brand authentication applications in the Americas. These labelstocks are designed to help companies deter fraudulent activity and protect the integrity of their goods. Secure label ma…

  • LEXO PRESS

    September 7, 2015
    Omet has launched its new iFLEX label press. The iFLEX features the iLIGHT laser, which Omet says is the first application of lasers in flexography. It automatically finds the best alignment of the plate holder to speed up the changeover and register…

  • METALIZED PAPER

    METALIZED PAPER

    September 7, 2015
    Lecta has extended its range of metalized papers with a new wet-strength grade product. Metalvac E LWS is a light, wet-strength metalized paper for glue-applied labeling of non-returnable and plastic containers, such as PET bottles for water and b…

  • SYRINGE LABELS

    September 7, 2015
    Avery Dennison has introduced a line of new syringe labeling products to its pharmaceutical portfolio. The portfolio extension features safe, compliant labelstock solutions, which are designed to meet manufacturers’ standards for syringe and ti…

  • IML Converting

    September 7, 2015
    Schobertechnologies has introduced vector technology for the converting of digitally printed flexible packaging material into IML. With the RSM-DIGI/Varicut, Schobertechnologies has developed a new generation of hybrid drive technology, specially des…

  • PLATE TECHNOLOGY

    PLATE TECHNOLOGY

    September 7, 2015
    Asahi Photoproducts has launched a new plate in the Pinning Top Dot Technology (PTD) family, the AFP-TSP (Top Soft Pinning) for paper, folding carton and corrugated board applications, as well as for all flexible packaging such as aluminum or film…

  • PREPRESS SOFTWARE

    September 7, 2015
    Esko has launched Software Suite 14.1, a comprehensive update of its full Suite of software solutions. Besides a range of functional updates for each of the Suite’s applications, Esko Software Suite 14.1 will be rolling out with Software as a S…

  • COATING

    September 7, 2015
    Monadnock Paper Mills, a provider of high-performance specialty papers for the technical, packaging and printing markets, has released its Envi Enhanced Barrier (EB) Label with EarthCoating. The product is available in a 100% post-consumer-waste fibe…

  • PHARMACEUTICAL LABEL

    September 7, 2015
    Schreiner MediPharm has created a functional label with ten detachable parts. It is designed for easy documentation and tracking of medications belonging to the Pharma-Comb product family. The Pharma-Comb product family helps ensure precise, efficie…