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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 1 Issue

  • Global Vacuum-Coated & Metallized Films Market Forecast
  • Review of pro flex 2013 technical presentations
  • R2R sputter coating on flexible-glass substrates
  • Characterization of process defects on R2R metallizers
  • Vacuum system benchmarking for improved production
  • Better film vacuum processing via science application
  • 2013 Matteucci Award-winning technical papers
  • Layer-by-layer coatings for enhance shelf life; Printed Electronics USA shows industry becoming a serious force; laser finishing

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Industry News

WI converter Glenroy supplies flex-pack material for HopeGel Project in Haiti WI converter Glenroy supplies flex-pack material for HopeGel Project in Haiti

Menomonee Falls, WI-based converter Glenroy, Inc., a manufacturer of flexible packaging, is providing packaging material for HopeGel -- a nutrient- and calorie-dense protein gel designed to aid children suffering from severe acute malnutrition. HopeGel has been distributed to chi...

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Worldwide conductive-inks market to reach $2.8 billion in 2014 Worldwide conductive-inks market to reach $2.8 billion in 2014

By Dr. Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, Head of Consulting, IDTechEx The conductive ink and paste business is a large market that will generate $1.6 billion in 2014 in revenue at the ink/paste level. This market however is segmented, consisting of many emerging and mature markets. In...

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Europe, North American standup pouch demand up 5-8% a year: PCI Films Europe, North American standup pouch demand up 5-8% a year: PCI Films

Over the last few years, the standup pouch has emerged as one of the most versatile and rapidly growing, flexible-packaging formats which is being adopted worldwide for an increasingly wide variety of end-use applications. UK-based PCI Films Consulting, Ltd., estimates current...

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Global demand for electronic smart packaging to exceed $1.45 billion in 2024 Global demand for electronic smart packaging to exceed $1.45 billion in 2024

A new report from UK-based IDTechEx reveals that global demand for electronic smart packaging devices is currently at a tipping point and will grow rapidly to over $1.45 billion within 10 years. The electronic packaging (e-packaging) market will remain primarily in consumer packa...

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Montalvo launches re-designed website for enhanced usability Montalvo launches re-designed website for enhanced usability

Montalvo, international specialists in web tension control, launch the new Montalvo.com with a re-designed layout, enhanced user functionality, mobile and tablet responsiveness and more. Global Marketing Manager, Bryon Williams says “The new Montalvo.com is a reflection of our ...

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Michelman Unveils New Brand Identity at American Coatings Show 2014 Michelman Unveils New Brand Identity at American Coatings Show 2014

Michelman, a leading manufacturer of high performance, water-based coatings, polymers and surface additives, introduced its new brand identity at the American Coatings Show 2014, held in Atlanta, Georgia, USA. Michelman has evolved into a proactive, forward thinking company, abl...

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Industry Events

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Apr 28 - Apr 29 | Convention Ctr., Baltimore, MD
INFO*FLEX 2014
May 03 - May 08 | Hyatt Regency Chicago Hotel, Chicago, IL
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May 05 - May 05 | University Club of Chicago, Chicago, IL
AWA Mergers & Acquisitions Executive Forum 2014
May 08 - May 14 | Fairgrounds, Duesseldorf, Germany
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