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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 1 Issue

  • Vacuum-Coated & Metallized Materials Market Forecast

  • Vacuum coating uniformity: 101 ways to get it wrong
  • 2014 Matteucci Technical Excellence Award papers
  • Basic causes of coating & drying defects: Part 1
  • Printed Electronics USA 2014: A technology review
  • R2R plasma-enhanced CVD for electronic devices & ultra high-barrier applications: Part 1

  • Ultra low-migration, solvent-free laminating adhesive; the case for solvent acrylic adhesives; managing overspeed in tangent shear slitting; ISCST Insights: Applying coating science to industrial practice

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Michelman Celebrates Grand Opening of Michelman India Michelman Celebrates Grand Opening of Michelman India

On April 28, 2015, Michelman India will celebrate the grand opening of its new Business and Technology Centre in Mumbia, India. As a result of its recent acquisition of long-time sales and service partner, Supack International P/L, Michelman India now offers a business center, la...

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Printed-electronics industry can now tout billion-dollar successes Printed-electronics industry can now tout billion-dollar successes

By Raghu Das, CEO, IDTechEx I have been tracking and reporting on the printed, flexible and organic electronics industry since 2001 for IDTechEx. We held our first event on this topic in 2004 and replicated it all over the world, culminating in our next event in Berlin, German...

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Griff Paper and Films to be honored as a PA job creator Griff Paper and Films to be honored as a PA job creator

Griff Paper and Film will be recognized by the Bucks County Economic Development Corporation (BCEDC) on April 29 for its role in creating and retaining jobs in the Bucks County area. This dinner and ceremony is held on behalf of growing companies within Bucks County that have app...

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3M Co. says Q1 2015 earnings up despite sales decline 3M Co. says Q1 2015 earnings up despite sales decline

St. Paul, MN-based 3M today reported first-quarter 2015 earnings of $1.85 per share, an increase of 3.4 percent versus the first quarter of 2014. Sales declined 3.2 percent year-on-year to $7.6 billion. Organic local-currency sales grew 3.3 percent and foreign currency translatio...

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Apr 25 - Apr 30 | Convention Ctr., Santa Clara, CA
2015 SVC TechCon
Apr 27 - Apr 29 | Imperial Riding School Renaissance Hotel, Vienna, Austria
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Apr 28 - Apr 29 | Estrel Convention Ctr., Berlin, Germany
Printed Electronics Europe 2015
May 03 - May 06 | Omni Hotel, Nashville, TN
2015 FTA Annual Forum "Hitting the Perfect Harmony"
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