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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 4 Issue

  • Designing a sustainable substrate that "disappears"

  • Your Guide to ICE USA 2015
  • Safety in Web Handling: Part 2 -  Safety Drives
  • How a product development plan improves scale-up results
  • Nanocoatings: Are you sure?
  • Water-based primer for PP extrusion coating; aqueous heat-seal coatings for flexible packaging; corona-treater roll covering tech Part 2; laser micro-perforation for flexible packaging, and more

  • Annual Buyers Guide

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Industry News

Sealed Air chooses site in Charlotte for new global HQ Sealed Air chooses site in Charlotte for new global HQ

Sealed Air Corp. will construct a new, state-of-the art corporate headquarters at LakePointe Corporate Center in Charlotte’s (NC) Mecklenburg County. The company also announced it has selected Childress Klein, a full-service, real-estate company operating in ...

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Davis-Standard to display its global converting expertise at ICE USA 2015 Davis-Standard to display its global converting expertise at ICE USA 2015

The Global Advantage™ offered by Davis-Standard’s converting technology and support services will be promoted at ICE USA, Booth 411. Davis-Standard is a respected market leader in processing equipment and services for extrusion coating, liquid coating, blown film and ...

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MeadWestvaco and RockTenn to merge, create $16-billion global packaging giant MeadWestvaco and RockTenn to merge, create $16-billion global packaging giant

Rock-Tenn Co. and MeadWestvaco Corp. have entered into a definitive combination agreement to create a leading global provider of consumer and corrugated packaging (“NewCo”) in a transaction with a combined equity value of $16 billion. The combined company, to be named...

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Metal-oxide backplanes gaining commercial ground; $16 billion market by 2024 Metal-oxide backplanes gaining commercial ground; $16 billion market by 2024

By Dr. Khasha Ghaffarzadeh, Head of Consulting, IDTechEx Metal-oxide display backplanes have already gone commercial. Sharp has invested in establishing a Gen8 IGZO plant at its Kameyama plant in Japan while LG has also selected IGZO backplanes for its large-sized white OLED t...

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Sweden's AR Packaging Group to acquire MWV's European tobacco folding-carton business Sweden's AR Packaging Group to acquire MWV's European tobacco folding-carton business

VA-based Meadwestvaco Corp., a global leader in packaging and packaging solutions, has signed an agreement to sell its European-based tobacco folding carton business to AR Packaging Group AB, a maker of paperboard cartons, flexible packaging, and trays based in Lund, Sweden. The ...

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Smart coatings market set to reach $5.8 billion by 2020 Smart coatings market set to reach $5.8 billion by 2020

VA-based researcher NanoMarkets has announced the release of a new report, “Smart Coatings Markets 2015-2022,” that predicts the smart coatings market will grow from around $610 million this year to $5.8 billion in 2020. Additional details about the report are ava...

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Jan 28 - Jan 30 | TradeWinds Island Grand Resort, St. Petersburg Beach, FL
2015 FPA EHS Summit
Feb 02 - Feb 04 | Ritz-Carlton Buckhead Hotel, Atlanta, GA
The Packaging Conference 2015
Feb 03 - Feb 05 | The Shores Resort & Spa, Daytona Beach, FL
Polyethylene Films 2015
Feb 10 - Feb 12 | Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
ICE USA 2015
Feb 16 - Feb 18 | Pennsylvania Convention Ctr., Philadelphia, PA
PACK EXPO East 2015
Feb 18 - Feb 19 | Sofitel Hotel, Miami, FL
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