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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

LABEL RELEASE LINER:  AWA’s annual industry seminar paints the picture of today’s market LABEL RELEASE LINER: AWA’s annual industry seminar paints the picture of today’s market

Nearly 70 interested parties joined AWA Alexander Watson Associates to review and debate the pressure-sensitive label industry’s achievements and actions agenda, and gain an update into label release liner, on September 8th in Chicago, just before Labelexpo Americas 2014 opened ...

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Atlas & Titan slitter rewinders launch new multi-platform website Atlas & Titan slitter rewinders launch new multi-platform website

Atlas Converting Equipment Ltd. (UK) is pleased to announce the launch of a new multi-platform website which will be compatible with all hand-held and mobile devices such as tablets and smart phones. The new website replaces the one launched in April 2011 following the return ...

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German flex-pack converter opts for KBA-Flexotecnica 8-color CI-flexo press German flex-pack converter opts for KBA-Flexotecnica 8-color CI-flexo press

The Italian flexo-printing specialist, which has belonged to the Koenig & Bauer Group (KBA) for nine months, recently announced the successful German market premiere of the new platform. The managing directors of Strubl KG in Wendelstein, near Nuremberg, opted for an 8-color ...

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Deposition Technology Innovations appoints Decker as technical director Deposition Technology Innovations appoints Decker as technical director

Joe Papalia, president of Deposition Technology Innovations (DTI), has appointed Wolfgang Decker, Ph.D., to the position of technical director. Dr. Decker has over 23 years of experience in the Vacuum Coating and Converting Industry, having worked at TetraPak, Sigma Technologies,...

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DUNMORE expands foil-converting capabilities to meet rising demand for coated, laminated foils DUNMORE expands foil-converting capabilities to meet rising demand for coated, laminated foils

Bristol, PA-based DUNMORE Corp. announces the expansion of its foil coating and laminating processing to include a wider range of metal foils. DUNMORE has been coating and laminating aluminum foils for almost a decade, and recently has expanded its capability to handle copper, br...

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The Perfect Blend: Coffee-packaging maker Roastar buys HP Indigo 20000 digital press at Labelexpo Americas The Perfect Blend: Coffee-packaging maker Roastar buys HP Indigo 20000 digital press at Labelexpo Americas

Custom coffee flexible-packaging printer Roastar (Wausau, WI) is growing its HP Indigo portfolio with the purchase of an HP Indigo 20000 Digital Press at Labelexpo Americas 2014. Roastar’s customers already love the flexibility and short-lead times afforded by HP Indigo...

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Industry Events

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Sep 22 - Sep 24 | Bordini Ctr., Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI
Fundamentals of Narrow Web Flexo Printing
Sep 28 - Oct 01 | South Hall, McCormick Place, Chicago, IL
CPP EXPO 2014
Sep 29 - Oct 01 | Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
Seminar on Web Handling
Oct 14 - Oct 16 | Maritim Hotel, Cologne, Germany
AMI Multilayer Packaging Films 2014
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

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