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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 1 Issue

  • Vacuum-Coated & Metallized Materials Market Forecast

  • Vacuum coating uniformity: 101 ways to get it wrong
  • 2014 Matteucci Technical Excellence Award papers
  • Basic causes of coating & drying defects: Part 1
  • Printed Electronics USA 2014: A technology review
  • R2R plasma-enhanced CVD for electronic devices & ultra high-barrier applications: Part 1

  • Ultra low-migration, solvent-free laminating adhesive; the case for solvent acrylic adhesives; managing overspeed in tangent shear slitting; ISCST Insights: Applying coating science to industrial practice

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Industry News

Bloomer Plastics rebrands itself as Optimum Plastics Bloomer Plastics rebrands itself as Optimum Plastics

After the acquisition of Optimum Plastics, Inc., by Bloomer Plastics, Inc., headquartered in Bloomer, WI, last October, the new combined company is now offering insights into the direction the new organization will pursue. The new company will be called Optimum Plastics, maintain...

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Dozens of local companies to participate at Converters Expo in the heart of Green Bay, WI, April 16 Dozens of local companies to participate at Converters Expo in the heart of Green Bay, WI, April 16

Dozens of local packaging converting companies from Green Bay, De Pere and Appleton, WI, will be joining 100 exhibitors at the 8th annual Converters Expo, April 16, 2015, at the Lambeau Field Atrium in Green Bay. The event is produced by the Packaging Strategies group, part of BN...

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Thin-film battery market to approach $400 million by 2025 Thin-film battery market to approach $400 million by 2025

Thin-film batteries (TFBs) offer slimmer form factors and added flexibility over incumbent energy storage, but they are also expensive and difficult to mass-produce. Despite hundreds of millions invested into start-ups in this space, there has been no clear line of sight to profi...

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Flexible display market to reach $30 billion by 2025 Flexible display market to reach $30 billion by 2025

In the newly published “Flexible, Curved, and Bendable Display Technologies and Market Forecast 2015 Report (Second Edition),” Touch Display Research analyzes over ten display technologies, fourteen applications of flexible displays, and shows how the flexib...

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Nordmeccanica sets "Focus on Innovation" open house, demonstrations and technical conference June 2 in NY Nordmeccanica sets "Focus on Innovation" open house, demonstrations and technical conference June 2 in NY

Converting-machinery manufacturer Nordmeccanica Group will host a special "Focus on Innovation" open house and technical conference June 2, 2015, at its new expanded facilities in Hauppauge, NY (Long Island). The completely new North American home base for Nordmeccanica is tw...

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Amcor to acquire South African converter Nampak Flexibles Amcor to acquire South African converter Nampak Flexibles

Australian packaging-converting giant Amcor will acquire Nampak Flexibles, the market leader in flexible packaging manufacturing in South Africa, for about US$22 million. Nampak Flexibles has extrusion, lamination and conversion capabilities across three plants, and generates ...

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Industry Events

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Apr 16 - Apr 16 | Lambeau Field Atrium, Green Bay, WI
Converters Expo 2015
Apr 21 - Apr 22 | Montreal, Quebec, Canada
Canadian Printable Electronics Symposium 2015
Apr 25 - Apr 30 | Convention Ctr., Santa Clara, CA
2015 SVC TechCon
Apr 27 - Apr 29 | Imperial Riding School Renaissance Hotel, Vienna, Austria
Plastic Pouches 2015
Apr 28 - Apr 29 | Estrel Convention Ctr., Berlin, Germany
Printed Electronics Europe 2015

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