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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

Mark Andy Inc. bought by management team, former CEO Mark Andy Inc. bought by management team, former CEO

Mark Andy Inc., a global leader in label and package printing equipment, support, supplies and consumables, says Aug. 21 that an investment group formed by P.J. Desai, Mark Andy former Chief Executive Officer, and the current management team has completed the purchase of Mark And...

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New TorresHYBRID splicer fits nonwovens, low-gauge plastic films New TorresHYBRID splicer fits nonwovens, low-gauge plastic films

At the beginning of 2014, MTorres (www.mtorres.com) officially launched its latest splicer, the TorresHYBRID, to the nonwovens world. Designed for lightweight substrates such as nonwovens and low-gauge films, the TorresHYBRID offers the industry an unusual alternative for hig...

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World label demand to reach 57.7 billion sq meters in 2018 World label demand to reach 57.7 billion sq meters in 2018

World demand for labels is projected to increase 4.9 percent annually to 57.7 billion square meters in 2018, valued at $114 billion. “Renewed vigor in global manufacturing output will be the primary factor driving growth,” notes analyst Mike Richardson. Additional...

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Labelexpo Americas 2014 to debut Package Printing Workshop Labelexpo Americas 2014 to debut Package Printing Workshop

Printed packaging production will be high on the agenda for converters attending Labelexpo Americas 2014 with the show’s introduction of the Package Printing Workshop. Being run in partnership with finishing-equipment provider Delta Industrial and digital pressmaker Xeikon,...

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North American nonwovens capacity up 6.9% a year: INDA study North American nonwovens capacity up 6.9% a year: INDA study

INDA, the Assn. of the Nonwovens Fabrics Industry, offers its first edition of the annual North American Nonwovens Supply Report for its members. The report details the key metrics of capacity, production and operating rates for the North American nonwovens industry in total and ...

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Multi-Action Labels adds short-run, JIT printing via SPGPrints’ DSI® UV-inkjet press Multi-Action Labels adds short-run, JIT printing via SPGPrints’ DSI® UV-inkjet press

Multi-Action Labels, a p-s label laminator and converter based in Quebec City, Canada, has significantly expanded its short-run printing operation after installing SPGPrints’ DSI UV-inkjet label printing press, enabling customers to benefit from premium quality, shorter lea...

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Industry Events

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Sep 01 - Sep 05 | Tokyo, Japan
Printed Electronics Asia 2014 Summit
Sep 07 - Sep 10 | Sheraton Carlsbad Resort, San Diego, CA
17th Intl. Coating Science & Technology Symposium
Sep 08 - Sep 08 | Chicago, IL
AWA Label Release Liner Industry Seminar 2014
Sep 08 - Sep 11 | Bordini Ctr., Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI
Basic Flexo Printing
Sep 08 - Sep 08 | Chicago, IL
AWA Adhesive Technology Seminar 2014

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