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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

BOBST conference, roadshow draws Polish flex-pack converters BOBST conference, roadshow draws Polish flex-pack converters

Representatives from most of Poland’s leading printing and converting companies were brought together at a recent packaging event organized by BOBST in the city of Toruń. This technology, process and business networking conference also included the live demonstration of a B...

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Flexible, patterned sheets of multilayer graphene may ease electronics, energy-storage product converting Flexible, patterned sheets of multilayer graphene may ease electronics, energy-storage product converting

Researchers at Rice University have created flexible, patterned sheets of multilayer graphene from a cheap polymer by burning it with a computer-controlled laser. The process works in air at room temperature and eliminates the need for hot furnaces and controlled environments, an...

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Amcor to acquire Chinese flexible packaging operation Amcor to acquire Chinese flexible packaging operation

Australian converter giant Amcor has agreed to acquire Zhongshan Tian Cai Packaging Co., a Chinese flexible-packaging business for RMB 211 million. Tian Cai has one plant located in Zhongshan in Guangdong Province and sales of about RMB 280 million a year. The business produc...

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DUNMORE Adds Quality Systems Manager to Increase Contract Manufacturing Speed to Market DUNMORE Adds Quality Systems Manager to Increase Contract Manufacturing Speed to Market

DUNMORE Corporation, a leading supplier of coated, laminated, and metalized films for more than 40 years, announces the hiring of Julio Enriquez, PMP, MBA, to the position of Quality Systems Manager. Julio brings high value to DUNMORE with his experience in the areas of project m...

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Global market for digitally printed packaging, labeling to grow 18% a year to 2019 Global market for digitally printed packaging, labeling to grow 18% a year to 2019

With the growth of major industries such as consumer goods, healthcare, automotive and electronic goods, the Global Digital Packaging and Labeling Market is expected to grow at a CAGR of 18.25 percent from 2015-2019, says research firm TechNavio. About the Report The perc...

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AccuWeb EVO 150 Aids Precise Registration on New High-Speed Digital Colordyne Press AccuWeb EVO 150 Aids Precise Registration on New High-Speed Digital Colordyne Press

The new Colordyne Technologies’ (CDT) 3600 Series digital color press is reportedly the fastest press of its kind with 1600 x 1375 resolution. At 225 fpm, precise web guiding is not only critical in maintaining perfect print registration on the CDT 3600 Laser Pro’s 4-...

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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 | Miami, FL
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