Coating & Laminating

  • PPG INNOVEL non-BPA packaging coatings selected for China’s iconic JDB herbal tea

    By Converter on July 20, 2020
    PPG announced that China’s JDB Group selected PPG INNOVEL non-bisphenol A (non-BPA) coatings for beverage cans for its iconic Jia Duo Bao (JDB) herbal tea. The companies, along with JDB Group’s beverage can and end manufacturers, worked closely to select and test a coatings solution that met Chinese and international packaging standards for food contact materials to enable the brand’s […]
  • Davis-Standard Introduces dsXTM Aseptic Coating and Laminating Line

    By Converter on June 1, 2020
    In response to increased demand for aseptic packaging technology for emerging markets, Davis-Standard has introduced the dsXTM Aseptic 400 triplex extrusion coating and laminating line. This best-in-class solution offers quick changes, waste reduction and precision web handling for maximum widths of 1,350mm (53 inches) and speeds from 250 to 400 mpm (820 to 1,312 fpm). It is designed for paper, […]
  • New coating plant for adhesive materials enters partial service

    By Converter on May 11, 2020
    When faced with a pandemic, speed is of the essence. Although not yet fully commissioned, the new coating plant for label adhesives has therefore been brought into service by HERMA at least in part. The decision to start up the 90-million-euro facility was prompted by a desire to implement, with immediate effect, better distancing between individual production teams. In any […]
  • LLFlex Hires Kelly M. Steward as Trade Compliance Manager

    By Converter on March 3, 2020
    LLFlex – a global leader in packaging materials and industrial laminate solutions for the building & construction, wire & cable, and tobacco packaging industries, has hired Kelly M. Steward as Trade Compliance Manager. In this role, Steward is responsible for running the Foreign Trade Zones in Kentucky and North Carolina, managing relationships with US Commerce and CBP, reviewing and analyzing […]
  • New Bioglitter range for the coatings market

    By Converter on August 29, 2019
    Ronald Britton, the creators of the world’s most eco-friendly glitter, Bioglitter, has announced they are launching a new version of Deco Bioglitter Sparkle. Designed for the fashion, coatings and printing sector, the new product, Deco Bioglitter™ Sparkle Plus, has been designed to give an additional 33 per cent coverage compared to the previous version, offering a third saving for buyers. […]
  • Printable Decorative Laminating & Coating

    By Converter on August 8, 2019
    By Tom Kerchiss – RK Print Coat Instruments Home make over TV programs; glossy magazines showcasing celebrities, their LA homes and their lifestyles may make us envious; they may cause us to pause, look around and consider how we could make decorative changes. Next there may be the visit out to kitchen showrooms, furniture and the home improvement store, which […]
  • KM Packaging optimises resource efficiency with advanced lidding solutions

    By Converter on August 17, 2018
    KM Packaging, a leading global supplier of flexible packaging and lidding films, has harnessed its leading-edge KPeel range of advanced lidding film solutions to develop new, resource efficient, reduced-plastic packaging The mono-PET film range offers a high-performance, ‘seal and peel’ solution for renewable pulp and pressed board trays, to allow manufacturers to respond to widespread consumer demand for new sustainable […]
  • Archbond launches new identity

    By Converter on August 8, 2018
    Lamination services specialist Archbond has launched a new brand identity to better reflect its status as one of the UK’s leading manufacturers and suppliers of laminated materials. Based in Leicestershire, Archbond has been providing lamination services for over 30 years across a range of industries, including sports, commercial, healthcare and automotive The company’s new management team decided that it needed […]
  • New Era Converting incorporates Vetaphone technology

    By Converter on July 16, 2018
    Specialist manufacturer highlights the importance of quality from ancillary suppliers One of America’s leading manufacturers of processing equipment, New Era Converting of Paterson NJ, has given an unqualified commendation to Danish pioneers Vetaphone for the seamless integration of their corona technology into the company’s bespoke range of coating and laminating lines. Speaking for New Era, President Bob Pasquale stated: “Our […]
  • Aspen Products expands paper tableware production with TRESU Flexo Innovator inline printing and coating line

    By Converter on July 13, 2018
    Aspen Paper Products is boosting output of high-quality paper table top products and achieving production efficiencies after installing a nine-colour TRESU Flexo Innovator printing and coating line at its Kansas City, Missouri, facility. The line already accounts for up to 70 per cent of production at the facility Established in 1977, Aspen Paper Products manufactures table top paper products including […]