Film & Foil

  • Flex Films launches web metalised surface inspection system

    By Converter on July 26, 2018
    FLEXMETPROTECT is now placed under state of the art optical surface inspection technology and defect classification system that reveals and quantifies defects with the help of the newly launched Web Metalised Surface Inspection System. The system checks the entire web and allows for rapid and accurate detection of defects on the film. The Web Metalised Surface Inspection System is located in […]
  • Sculptured beauty adds new brand packaging appeal

    By Converter on July 25, 2018
    Dr Glenn Wood, COO of packaging technology providers, Fresnels Inc., says studies and a growing body of research reveal that shoppers struggle to home in on the product they will ultimately buy, and this is where the latest brand enhancement features can add real value – and sales Fresnels Inc. was the first to offer circular fresnel lenses in hot […]
  • Crown helps Coca-Cola Turkey go thermochromic for summer promo

    By Converter on July 13, 2018
    Coca-Cola Turkey has launched its summer promotional range, making unprecedented use of thermochromic inks to add colour, function and fun to ten new aluminium beverage can designs. Historically, one or two thermochromic inks have been combined to communicate temperature changes. For the first time, Coca-Cola Turkey is using thermochromic ink technology as a true decorative tool, making it an integral […]
  • Point Five Packaging introduces P5-RM semi-automatic tray seal system for food packaging

    By lpeake on June 13, 2018
    Designed for productivity, machine is ideal for sealing of vacuum gas-flushed MAP containers, vacuum skin packs, and seal-only trays and cups Point Five Packaging, a supplier of modified atmosphere packaging (MAP) equipment and premium packaging solutions for various food industry sectors, has introduced the P5-RM Semi-Automatic Seal System. Ideal for any food production or packaging environment, the machine is easily configurable for […]
  • Hugo Beck 2-in-1-solution combines flowpack and ziplock bag packaging within one machine

    By Converter on June 5, 2018
    Hugo Beck, the leading manufacturer of horizontal flowpack, film packaging and post-print processing systems, has launched a brand-new machine concept for film packaging. The flowpack X-D zip enables the production of 100% airtight standard flowpacks and three-side seal bags with a ziplock seal, from a single machine. Until now, this process required two different machines. The new 2-in-1 solution saves […]
  • Fresnel carves out branded packaging role for new sculpturing nanotechnology imagery

    By Converter on May 23, 2018
    New optical nanotechnology imagery, which enables designers to create eye-catching, elegant and sophisticated packaging, is available from international suppliers, Fresnels The Cellini and Cellini Plus images – named after Benvenuto Cellini, the renowned jeweller and sculptor to the Medicis – can strengthen packaging brand identity, while simultaneously offering improved resistance to the threat of piracy and counterfeiting. It can be […]
  • New focus on high barrier

    By Converter on May 22, 2018
    Innovia Films is refocusing its research and development efforts on high barrier materials thanks to substantial investment in new assets They will allow the company to produce a range of new Biaxially Oriented Polypropylene (BOPP) products with optimum barrier performance. The first to market will be high barrier metallised films, followed by AlOx clear high barrier films and coextruded oxygen […]
  • Q-Tex Film

    By Converter on May 2, 2018
    Terinex, the market leading food and ovenable packaging solutions supplier and manufacturer with over 50 years of  experience has an exciting new product to bring to market. Introducing Q-Tex film, a heat sealable PET mono layer HD printed food grade ovenable film, pira certified and suitable for freezer, microwave and oven usage, that’s more environmentally friendly than the alternative laminate applications, which […]
  • Flex Films develops unique Polyester Film proving that ‘Soft is the New Strong’

    By Converter on April 3, 2018
    Polymeric films with satin soft surface, yet strong and durable are a dichotomy. But not anymore! Flex Films – the global film manufacturing arm of Uflex has developed an innovative bi-axially oriented polyethylene terephthalate (BOPET) film with a unique velvety and luxurious surface at its manufacturing plant in Elizabethtown Kentucky in the United States. The new soft touch film FLEXPET F-STF […]
  • i2r Packaging Solutions boosts production with ongoing investments

    By Converter on March 12, 2018
    Fuelled by strong growth in both UK and international markets, ongoing investments in new high speed presses has seen i2r increase capacity of its foil products by more than 50 per cent over the past 12 months. i2r’s baking division also continues to experience growth with an additional three new presses being installed in January 2018 specifically for tulip muffin […]