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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 2014 Quarter 3 Issue

  • How web-coating tech enables PSA, release liner advances
  • 2014 Event Planner: AIMCAL WCHC-SPE FlexPackCon; ISCST Symposium, three major fall tradeshows
  • PSA Materials, Release Liner, PS Tape Market Forecasts
  • Achieving optimum heat-transfer roll performance
  • Corona-treater roll covering technology: Part 1
  • Safety in Web Handling: Part 1 - Standards
  • Developing roll hardness in winding; doctor blade to anilox-roll count; printed electronics' future production tech

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Industry News

Global flexible packaging market to reach $99.1 billion in 2019 Global flexible packaging market to reach $99.1 billion in 2019

A new report, "Flexible Packaging Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2013-19", shows that the global demand for flexible packaging was valued at US$73.56 billion in 2012 and is expected to reach US$99.10 billion in 2019, growing at a CAGR...

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BOBST & Partners’ Packaging Roadshows draw huge audiences in Indonesia BOBST & Partners’ Packaging Roadshows draw huge audiences in Indonesia

The first Asian Conference of the BOBST and Partners’ 2014 World Roadshow was a huge hit in August 2014 in Indonesia. Held at the Shangri-la Hotel in Jakarta over two days dedicated to flexible packaging and folding carton packaging respectively, the event welcomed 273 gues...

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UPM Raflatac launches renewed portfolio for pharmaceutical labeling UPM Raflatac launches renewed portfolio for pharmaceutical labeling

UPM Raflatac announces the launch of a renewed range of label stock products for pharmaceutical applications in the Americas. This extensive portfolio includes special constructions developed for labeling small diameter containers, migration-safe and low-temperature compliant mat...

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Tetra Rex now first carton made entirely from plant-based, renewable packaging materials Tetra Rex now first carton made entirely from plant-based, renewable packaging materials

Tetra Pak today announces the launch of the industry's first carton made entirely from plant based, renewable packaging materials. The new Tetra Rex® carton will be the first in the market to have bio-based low-density polyethylene (LDPE) films and bio-based high-density...

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APTRA® microporous film delivers solid barrier properties, breathability APTRA® microporous film delivers solid barrier properties, breathability

Imagine a film impervious to viruses and blood-borne pathogens, resistant to rips and tears from hurricane force winds, and still sufficiently porous to provide optimum breathability in protective garments. Sounds like the work of science fiction, right? Truth be told, there e...

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Carestream Tollcoating to participate in AIMCAL Web Coating & Handling Conference USA Carestream Tollcoating to participate in AIMCAL Web Coating & Handling Conference USA

WHO:         Carestream Tollcoating is a premier provider of precision contract coating services for advanced materials applications. WHAT:      Carestream Tollcoating will highlight its expanded contract manufac...

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Industry Events

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Oct 19 - Oct 22 | Marriott Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC
2014 AIMCAL Web Coating and Handling Conference USA & SPE FlexPackCon
Oct 20 - Oct 22 | DoubleTree by Hilton Hotel, Minneapolis, MN
2014 FTA Fall Technical Conference
Oct 22 - Oct 23 | DoubleTree North Shore Conference Ctr., Skokie, IL
2014 IMDA Symposium & Exhibit Hall
Nov 02 - Nov 05 | McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
PACK EXPO International 2014
Nov 17 - Nov 18 | Naples Beach Hotel & Golf Club, Naples, FL
GAA Environmental Workshop 2014
Nov 19 - Nov 20 | Convention Ctr., Santa Clara, CA
Printed Electronics USA 2014

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