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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 2015 Quarter 2 Issue

  • 2015 FPA Achievement Awards
  • 2015 AIMCAL Product & Technology Awards
  • Doing a web-machine design review
  • Vacuum tension rolls: How they work and where to use them
  • Drive-system control strategies for web handling
  • US Flexible Packaging Market Forecast
  • New laminating adhesives for digitally printed flexible packaging
  • Extrusion coating in an adhesive lamination world
  • Basic causes of coating & drying defects: Part 2
  • 2015FLEX: A technology review
  • R2R plasma-enhanced CVD for next-generation, thin-film electronic devices & ultra high-barrier applications: Part 2
  • What is the future of adhesion for water-based inks and adhesives on raw BOPP film?
  • ISCST Insights: Numerical modeling of coating flow on porous materials

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Jul 07 - Jul 10 | Piacenza, Italy
Nordmeccanica Group Open House
Aug 24 - Aug 27 | Bordini Ctr., Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI
Basic Flexo Printing
Sep 13 - Sep 16 | McCormick Place South, Chicago, IL
CPP EXPO 2015
Sep 14 - Sep 14 | McCormick Place South, Chicago, IL
CEMA@CPP EXPO 2015
Sep 15 - Sep 17 | Pfister Hotel, Milwaukee, WI
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