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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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Industry News

Mondi Group to acquire two Walki extrusion-coating plants in Europe Mondi Group to acquire two Walki extrusion-coating plants in Europe

Finland-based Walki Group, a leading producer of protective packaging materials and technical laminates, agrees to sell its extrusion-coating plants in Pietarsaari, Finland, and Wroclaw, Poland, to paper-converting and packaging giant Mondi Group. Terms of the deal were not discl...

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COMING SOON -- AWA HEAT SHRINK SLEEVE LABEL TECHNOLOGIES WORKSHOPS COMING SOON -- AWA HEAT SHRINK SLEEVE LABEL TECHNOLOGIES WORKSHOPS

AWA Alexander Watson Associates’ 2015 portfolio of professional events related to sleeve labeling technologies continues with their popular interactive Introduction to Heat Shrink Sleeve Label Technologies Workshops, on 21-22 July and 23-24 July, in Plymouth (Minneapolis), Minnes...

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American Roller Co. releases new film & laminating nip-roller collection American Roller Co. releases new film & laminating nip-roller collection

American Roller Co. has announced a collection of nip-roll coverings that provide great wear and release properties, with a range of operating temperatures and costs. A combination of new and existing product lines forms this unique grouping for the film and laminating markets. T...

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Precision AirConvey CEO Thomas Embley receives 2015 Distinguished Career Award from University of Delaware Precision AirConvey CEO Thomas Embley receives 2015 Distinguished Career Award from University of Delaware

Award from Mechanical Engineering Department honors career success and achievement of alumni.  Thomas Embley, CEO of Precision AirConvey, an industry-leading provider of trim and matrix removal systems, was honored in April as the recipient of a 2015 Distinguished Career A...

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Chinese RFID market value to reach US$4.3 billion by 2025 Chinese RFID market value to reach US$4.3 billion by 2025

By Dr. Xiaoxi He, Technology Analyst, IDTechEx, www.IDTechEx.com Not only will the use of RFID in China become a $4.3 billion market in 2025, but that figure will almost double if we include the value of tags and readers made in the country and exported elsewhere. Already in 2...

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Global growth in 7.4-million-tonne BOPP-film market above that of GDP Global growth in 7.4-million-tonne BOPP-film market above that of GDP

In the last five years, average CAGR growth in global consumption of biaxially-oriented polypropylene (BOPP) films has averaged 6.2%, almost twice average global GDP growth. Bucking global recessions and economic downturns is not a new phenomenon for the BOPP-film industry but th...

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Industry Events

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Jun 01 - Jun 03 | Bordini Ctr., Fox Valley Technical College, Appleton, WI
Fundamentals of Narrow Web Flexo Printing
Jun 02 - Jun 03 | Marriott Chicago O'Hare Hotel, Chicago, IL
AMI Multilayer Packaging Films 2015
Jun 02 - Jun 02 | Nordmeccanica NA Grand Opening Event and Conference, Hauppauge, NY
Nordmeccanica NA "Focus on Innovation"
Jun 08 - Jun 08 | Crowne Plaza Times Square Hotel, New York, NY
AWA Adhesive Selection for Medical Devices Workshop 2015
Jun 08 - Jun 12 | Manchester, UK
AIMCAL Converting School CONNECT Europe 2015
Jun 08 - Jun 10 | Oklahoma State University, Stillwater, OK
International Web Handling Conference (IWEB 2015)

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