tesa tape has announced an expansion to its line of tesa EasySplice products for the flexible package printing industry. The new product – tesa EasySplice FilmLine Plus – is the next-generation product of the original tesa EasySplice FilmLine product released in 2007. FilmLine Plus is an adhesive tape designed for high-performance splicing of film and foil webs during high-speed printing and coating applications. It is designed for “straight-line” application across the prepared web, fostering fast and efficient web preparation time. Additionally, tesa EasySplice FilmLine Plus is equipped with enhanced features that allow for trouble-free splicing, even between the most challenging substrates such as very thin films and foils. Features include an adhesive system designed for adhesion to a variety of filmic materials with varying surface structures, split liner to enable faster and easier application of the tape, and splitting strip with an aggressive adhesive system to quickly and securely bond to the new film roll while the press is running.
A relative newcomer to the “online” segment of the labels market is Wizard Labels. Formed in early 2013 by Steve Smith (former president and co-owner of Lightning Labels) and Jay Dollries (president/…