July 20, 2005 UV curing
Aetek UV Systems
Romeoville IL USA
The UV Genie system is a UV curing system designed for both flexography and lithography. It is sized to fit most presses, with lamps available from 9" through 27".
July 20, 2005 Laser coder
Weber Marking Systems
Arlington Heights IL USA
The SolarJet S 3.0 vector laser coder is a unit that produces high-resolution text, bar codes and graphic images as small as 0.020" high on a wide variety of product and package subst…
July 20, 2005 Bonding
Wichita KS USA
The AppliPhase HVA Heat Vacuum Applicator provides total temperature control, assuring correct bonding of flexible back-light signage transfers, reflective sheeting, premask application tape and more. Operators can s…
July 20, 2005 Screening technology
:Sublima is XM screening technology, suitable for offset and flexo processes. The cross modulated technology can achieve line-screen rulings up to 340 lpi. It combines the benefits of amplitude modulated s…
July 20, 2005 Fuzzy film
Soft Touch is an overlaminating, polyolefin film with a peach-like feel. It is especially suited for health and beauty products.
Circle No. 57…
July 20, 2005 Coating thickness measurement
ScalarGauge F measures the thickness of very thin coatings applied to plastic film. It is a non-contact system using the latest optical technology, and will operate at any web speed.…
July 20, 2005 Screen coating
Pulse Roll Label Products
The IN-relief UV screen coating provides a tactile feel and enhanced graphics. It can be used to produce a 3D novelty effect, or to create Braille triangles or dots. Good print rheology maintains…
July 20, 2005 Plate measurement
LaGrange IL USA
The Techkon DMS910 Digital MicroScope is a hand held plate measurement device that measures conventional screens from 75 lpi to 300 lpi. It provides linearity and repeatability of ±0.5 percent w…
July 20, 2005 Polypropylene
Spencer MA USA
OptiFLEX Reseal polypropylene films are designed for resealable pouch label applications in personal care, household and chemical, and food markets. The products are coated with a removable acrylic PSA. The li…
July 20, 2005 Coater/laminator
Intech Automation Services
Marietta GA USA
The IAS coater/laminator allows for precise web coating and laminating for samples, testing and production runs. Many options are available.
July 20, 2005 Sun Chemical has begun production of its flexographic UniQure inks, colors that can be applied in multiple layers to paper or film without curing between print stations. The inks are cured using either electron beam (EB) or UV light only after the fi…
July 20, 2005 The enormous push that Wal-Mart gave to the future of radio frequency identification (RFID) in the summer of 2003 has begun a process that will radically change the way products are manufactured, stored, shipped, sold and consumed. Wal-Mart announced…
July 20, 2005 Labelexpo plans
The inaugural Label Industry Global Awards, organized by Labelexpo, will be the focus of a gala dinner and awards ceremony on the evening of September 13, the first day of Labelexpo Americas 2004.
Nominations will b…
July 20, 2005 Ferd. Ruesch AG and E.I. DuPont, DuNemours & Co., DuPont Imaging Technologies, were recently honored as the first winners of the TLMI Environmental Leadership Award from the Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute, Inc. (TLMI). The award was presen…
July 20, 2005 Smart Labels USA 2004 is planned for March
The Smart Labels USA 2004 conference, sponsored by IDTechEx, is scheduled for March 17-18 in Boston, at the Long Wharf Marriott hotel. Optional workshops will take place on March 16 and 19.
The event will…
July 20, 2005 Schleipen & Erkens
Schleipen & Erkens AG, based in Jülich, Germany, recently installed a new coating machine for the manufacture of silicone-coated release liners. The coater represents an investment of more than e…
July 20, 2005 Space available at NELMA label show
NELMA, the North East Label Manufacturers Association, has announced that it will hold its third annual Label Manufacturers Expo on April 22 at the Bridgewater Marriott Hotel, Bridgewater, NJ.
The association ask…
July 20, 2005 Free flexo symposiums
offered by Harper
From February to June, Harper Corporation of America will offer its new “Flexo Education Symposiums” in five cities across the US.
Topics at the sessions will include advanced critical anilox…
July 20, 2005 Fusion UV earns
ISO 9001:2000 status
Fusion UV Systems Inc., of Gaithersburg, MD, has received ISO 9001:2000 certification for having met the requirements of the new ISO Quality Management System standard. The certificate is awarded to companies…
July 20, 2005 Fox Valley receives
new anilox roll cleaner
Absolutely Micro*Clean International, Sacramento, CA, has updated Fox Valley Technical College’s capability to deep-clean its anilox rolls.
According to Bob Temple, owner of Absolutely Micro*Clean…
July 20, 2005 Dunwoody students win Akzo scholarships
Jenny Wrobel and David Malherek, both students of Dunwoody College of Technology in Minneapolis, each have received scholarship awards of $1,250 from Akzo Nobel Inks. The awards are based on merit qualificatio…
July 20, 2005 Apple Steel Rule Die acquires Ashwell Die
Apple Steel Rule Die Co., of Milwaukee, has purchased the assets of Ashwell Die, of Pinellas Park, FL.
Ashwell will continue to operate from its Florida location with all current employees, according to a c…
July 20, 2005 Plastic Suppliers wins Ohio safety award
Ohio’s lieutenant governor, Jennette Bradley, visited Plastic Suppliers in Columbus, OH, recently for a formal presentation of the state’s SHARP (Safety and Health Achievement Recognition Program)…
July 20, 2005 How do you know when a piece of fruit is ripe? You squeeze it, right? Not any more. Now you can just look at the label.
A new label technology developed in New Zealand has made a quiet debut in grocery stores in Portland, OR, where it is being teste…
July 20, 2005 American Roller buys Plasma Coatings
American Roller Company, Union Grove, WI, has acquired Plasma Coatings Inc., of Waterbury, CT, a manufacturer of thermal and release coatings. In October, American Roller purchased Champion Roller Company of Rock…
July 20, 2005 Spear teams up with Illochroma
over beer (labels)
Illochroma Labelling Group and Spear have joined forces to create Illo-Spear, which will produce labels for the beer industry.
Illochroma is a supplier of wet glue labels with production plants in…
July 20, 2005 New name in the film business
Competition in the fast-growing global market for polypropylene label and packaging films has intensified in the face of some major consolidations. One of the newest names is the Treofan Group, consisting of three separ…
July 20, 2005 Eastern expansion for Raflatac
Eastern Europe’s double-digit volume growth for self-adhesive labels contrasts with the generally lackluster performance of the more developed European markets. Not surprisingly, most press makers and material su…
July 20, 2005 Another new chapter
Is there an award for companies that hang on in the face of adversity? If so, then give it to Harland Labels of Hull in East Yorkshire, England. Disregard the fact that the company was founded in 1832, although that…
July 20, 2005 Plenty has been written about RFID technology and its potential to influence supply chain management systems. Based on tiny microchips, the technology has shrunk in size and is now found in everything from swipe cards to tags to trace just about anyt…
July 20, 2005 RAFLATAC, Tampere, Finland — Mark Pollard and Jussi VanHanen have been appointed development directors. Tapio Kolunsarka has been announced development manager. Jan Hasselblatt has been named director, synthetics business. Håken Saxen has…
July 20, 2005 NILPETER, Slagelse, Denmark — Courtesy of Nilpeter’s joint venture with Rotoflex, David Ponthieu and Olivier Serieys are representing Nilpeter in France. Ponthieu is Rotoflex’s director in France and Serieys is responsible for Roto…
July 20, 2005 Storage, cleaner
Charlotte NC USA
The company signed a contract to supply PrintMaster VC, an automated standard roll storage system. It features one-touch push button operation and the carousel system can be expanded in heigh…
July 20, 2005 Coating, adhesives
Northvale NJ USA
Aqualene 4364 is a water based coating for paper packaging applications. It is suitable for cup, box and pouch structures. Also offered is Stiktotin, a line of water based adhesives.
July 20, 2005 Power supply units
Fenton MO USA
The PS-24 (24 vdc) and PS-90 (90 vdc) provide current-regulated power output in tension control applications. The reverse current feature minimizes drag torque, allowing for use of the full torque ran…
July 20, 2005 Inks, bases
Mishawaka IN USA
FLO is a UV flexo ink system. It is low odor (wet and printed), low skin irritation, low viscosity, low plate swell, high gloss, silicone-free, non-thixotropic, and HDODA free. The ink can be top coated and…
July 20, 2005 Inkjet inks
Ann Arbor MI USA
The continuous inkjet inks, makeups and washes are specially formulated for Domino, Scitex, VideoJet, and Willet digital printing systems. The company claims that these inks can help converters save as much…
July 20, 2005 Double coated tape
St. Paul MN USA
Double Coated Tape 9786 features a thin, non-woven carrier. The tape bonds well to many materials, including open-cell foam, felt, plastic and polycarbonate, metal, rubber and non-woven fabrics.
July 20, 2005 Security paper
Appleton WI USA
AssurMark Security Label Substrate is tamper-evident and has covert security fibers for authentication to fight re-marking and counterfeiting fraud. The security fibers are invisible under ordinary lig…
July 20, 2005 UV drying
Amherst OH USA
The QuadCure UV lamp head provides high UV output with reduced heat generating infrared energy. The four-segment reflector design directs UV light around the lamp body. The dichroic coating on th…