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Converting Quarterly –
the official technical magazine of AIMCAL

covers the web-processing technologies of solution, extrusion and vacuum coating; laminating; film manufacturing; flexographic and gravure printing; slitting, sheeting and other finishing methods.

In the 2015 Quarter 2 Issue

  • 2015 FPA Achievement Awards
  • 2015 AIMCAL Product & Technology Awards
  • Doing a web-machine design review
  • Vacuum tension rolls: How they work and where to use them
  • Drive-system control strategies for web handling
  • US Flexible Packaging Market Forecast
  • New laminating adhesives for digitally printed flexible packaging
  • Extrusion coating in an adhesive lamination world
  • Basic causes of coating & drying defects: Part 2
  • 2015FLEX: A technology review
  • R2R plasma-enhanced CVD for next-generation, thin-film electronic devices & ultra high-barrier applications: Part 2
  • What is the future of adhesion for water-based inks and adhesives on raw BOPP film?
  • ISCST Insights: Numerical modeling of coating flow on porous materials

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Industry News

Comexi to highlight NEXUS L20000 water-based laminator at Labelexpo Europe 2015 Comexi to highlight NEXUS L20000 water-based laminator at Labelexpo Europe 2015

Comexi Group, a leading maker of machinery solutions for the flexible-packaging converting industry, will be present at Labelexpo Europe 2015 in Brussels, Belgium, to demonstrate again its ability to offer high added-value technologies for the label and packaging printing industr...

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Specialty Papers 2015 early-bird discount registration ends Aug. 14 Specialty Papers 2015 early-bird discount registration ends Aug. 14

Smithers Pira, in association with Tappi, is hosting the 7th annual Specialty Papers Conference taking Sept. 15-17 at the historic Pfister Hotel in Milwaukee, WI. As the premier event in the specialty papers industry, organizations from across the supply chain turn to Specialty P...

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Plastic OLED-display capacity ramps up while glass-based OLEDs decline Plastic OLED-display capacity ramps up while glass-based OLEDs decline

IDTechEx Research recently revised its forecast for OLED displays. Dr. Guillaume Chansin, lead author of the IDTechEx report, "OLED Display Forecasts 2015-2025: The Rise of Plastic and Flexible Displays," explains why. There are some concerns that the market for OLED displays...

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AWT Labels & Packaging turns out award-winning labels with HP Indigo WS6000 digital press AWT Labels & Packaging turns out award-winning labels with HP Indigo WS6000 digital press

AWT Labels & Packaging, an expert labels and flexible packaging solutions provider with more than 35 years of experience, is producing award-winning labels and boosting sales with the HP Indigo WS6000 Digital Press. Specializing in innovative label and packaging solutions for...

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Flexible packaging suppliers move into India in force Flexible packaging suppliers move into India in force

By Simon King, managing director, PCI Films Consulting, Ltd. The Indian food processing industry is one of the largest industries in India and ranks fifth in terms of production, consumption and exports. With an estimated value of US$181 billion in 2013, the food pro...

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Avery Dennison lists solid Q2 2015 results via p-s materials sales Avery Dennison lists solid Q2 2015 results via p-s materials sales

Avery Dennison Corp. today announced preliminary, unaudited results for its second quarter ended July 4, 2015. All non-GAAP financial measures referenced in this document are reconciled to GAAP in the attached tables. Unless otherwise indicated, the discussion of the company&rsqu...

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Industry Events

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Aug 24 - Aug 27 | Bordini Ctr., Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI
Basic Flexo Printing
Sep 13 - Sep 16 | McCormick Place South, Chicago, IL
CPP EXPO 2015
Sep 14 - Sep 14 | McCormick Place South, Chicago, IL
CEMA@CPP EXPO 2015
Sep 15 - Sep 17 | Pfister Hotel, Milwaukee, WI
Specialty Papers 2015
Sep 21 - Sep 23 | Bordini Ctr., Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI
Fundamentals of Narrow Web Flexo Printing
Sep 28 - Sep 28 | Brussels, Belgium
AWA Label Release Liner Industry Seminar 2015

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