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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

Expanded “Ask the Experts” program to provide ICE USA 2015 attendees with valuable solutions Expanded “Ask the Experts” program to provide ICE USA 2015 attendees with valuable solutions

Converting professionals attending the 2015 ICE USA in Orlando, FL, Feb. 10-12 will be able to discover even more innovative solutions to their specific technical challenges thanks to an expanded "Ask The Experts" program. Offering one-on-one complimentary appointments with so...

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Flexible film temperature sensor going into mass production Flexible film temperature sensor going into mass production

Murata Manufacturing Co,. Ltd. (Japan) will begin mass production of a range of surface-mounted, NTC temperature sensors that are packaged on a flexible printed circuit (FPC) film. With an FPC thickness of approximately 100 μm, they can be easy routed inside complex design...

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AWA Sleeve Label Awards 2015 entry deadline Feb. 12 AWA Sleeve Label Awards 2015 entry deadline Feb. 12

The first AWA Sleeve Label Awards 2015 have been launched by Amsterdam, The Netherlands-based market researcher/conference organizer AWA Alexander Watson Associates to recognize outstanding achievements in stretch-and shrink-sleeve labeling. Entry deadline is Feb. 12. WHO CA...

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World demand for pouches to reach $37.3 billion in 2018 World demand for pouches to reach $37.3 billion in 2018

Global demand for pouches is projected to rise 6.2 percent annually to $37.3 billion in 2018. Growth will be driven by consumer and producer preferences for standup pouches over more traditional rigid packaging.  The adoption of pouches with higher value features in develope...

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German private-equity fund Deutsche Beteiligungs to acquire Huhtamaki Films German private-equity fund Deutsche Beteiligungs to acquire Huhtamaki Films

Finnish packaging converting giant Huhtamaki Oy has sold its films business segment to DBAG Fund VI, a fund advised by Deutsche Beteiligungs AG (DBAG). The sale includes all locations worldwide. Apart from the German headquarters in Forchheim, they include the locations in Brazil...

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Martin Automatic splicers maximize press productivity at Swedish labelmaker Martin Automatic splicers maximize press productivity at Swedish labelmaker

LariTryck AB is one of Sweden’s fastest-growing label converters. Founded in 1977 as a label broker, it moved into flexo printing in 1995, and today has five Mark Andy presses and a staff of 30 people working at its plant near Helsingborg on Sweden’s west coast. Curre...

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Industry Events

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Dec 01 - Dec 04 | Bordini Ctr., Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI
Basic Flexo Printing
Dec 08 - Dec 10 | Sofitel Hotel, Abu Dhabi, UAE
AMI Flexible Packaging Middle East 2014
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

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