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Back by Popular Demand! The TAPPI PLACE Extrusion Coating Course TAPPI Back by Popular Demand! The TAPPI PLACE Extrusion Coating Course, August 18-20, explores best practices and equipment technology that apply to extrusion coating applications.
This course, which will be held in Concord, (Charlotte) North Carolina, is designed to help you learn about resin and equipment technology (extruders, dies, and auxiliary equipment) that have applications in the extrusion coating application process. A team of experts in the field will discuss commonly faced process problems in extrusion coating. Learn more
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The latest innovations and trends in pouches Flexible Packaging According to Freedonia Group analyst Joe Pryweller, the demand for pouches, particularly stand-pouches, is forecast to increase 3.6 percent per year through 2017. The steady market growth and expanding range of options for customization puts standup pouches in good standing for the future of packaging.
Learn the latest on nanocellulose-based materials for antibacterial packaging TAPPI Research is currently underway to discover the potential of nanocellulose in packaging materials like fibre-based materials or nanocomposites. Join TAPPI’s Nanotechnology Division for a webinar at 11 a.m. EDT on Wednesday, June 3 as Dr. Julien Bras of the University of Genoble discusses the industrialization of nanocellulose and their uses in biobased materials for imparting active barrier properties such as antibacterials.
During the one hour webinar, Bras will explain how microfibrillated cellulose (MFC) will be used in the future to enhance barrier at high humidity with clay and oxidized nanocrystals. MFC coating of cellulosic substrates as controlled delivery systems of antibacterial molecules for food-packaging will also be presented.
Fully Automated WVTR and OTR testing MOCON has virtually reinvented permeation testing with its fully automated oxygen and water vapor permeation systems. Faster testing, easier to use, increased accuracy, lower cost.
Mondi Pouch features safety spout for kids PFFC New small spouted pouches featuring easy-to-grip, choke-avoidance caps are now available from Mondi North America, Consumer Goods Packaging. The pouches provide safe packaging solutions for manufacturers of children’s food products and other food/beverage items.
How dairy packaging evolves with consumers, retailers Refrigerated & Frozen Foods A look at health, convenience and retailing trends shows the strong give-and-take relationship between dairy brands and consumers. For example, consumers embraced the iconic California Milk Processor Board's "Got Milk?" campaign promoting the connection between milk and good health. They also followed the recommendations of health organizations and scientists, switching from whole milk to 2 percent to skim and back again.
Quality doctor blades and end-seals
In addition to being a manufacturer of quality metal, composite, and plastic doctor blades, Allison Systems now offers OEM and custom design chamber end seals. MORE
Compostable film for coffee packs Packaging World The coffee pack is constructed using two-layers: A white metallized high-barrier NatureFlex outer layer from Innovia Films laminated to a bio-polymer sealant inner layer. It’s a combo that provides high seal strength and structural integrity. Working in collaboration with Goglio, an international flexible film converter, these new coffee packs were developed specifically for Caffè Molinari.
Highlighting barrier packaging application developments By Don Rosato Increasing demands for fresh packaged food, consumer convenience and manufacturers' concern for longer shelf life are driving the market for global advanced barrier-packaging technology for the food and beverage market. The growing demand for convenience foods and "ready meals" created by busier lifestyles and increased disposable income are reflected in the high growth of food packaging. Let's take a look at some recent applications in this field, starting with oxygen-scavenger nanocomposite barrier layer application development.
Over 100 Years on a Roll If you are serious about saving money and maximizing roll cover life, turn to the experts at Vail Rubber Works, Inc.
Hygienic design Packaging Europe Improving hygiene in food production starts with refined design of processing and packaging equipment. For manufacturers engaged in the production of foods with strict requirements in terms of purity (e.g. non-gluten, peanut-free etc.) the appropriate design for equipment like vertical baggers and horizontal flow wrappers can reduce the possibility of cross contamination between different products batches.
Hybrid plastic tub is DuPont Diamond winner Packaging World In November 2014, Austin, TX-based fresh Mexican salsa maker Ana's Foods became the first to package its products in IPL's SkinnyPack, an injection-molded polypropylene container that combines the advantages of flexible film — lightweight, flexible, and printable — with the benefits of a strong, rigid plastic frame.
Business reviews now available on the TAPPI Buyer's Guide MultiView Nearly seven out of 10 people read online reviews before making a purchase, and in the business-to-business world, reviews are even more important in the decision-making process. To help in your purchasing decisions, we are pleased to announce that we've now incorporated business reviews into our TAPPI Buyer's Guide. Now you have the opportunity to share your experiences with a company's products or services with your fellow colleagues, or read what others have to say about a potential future vendor. Visit the TAPPI Buyer's Guide to search for qualified product and service providers and write a review.
4 reasons to say 'yes' to peel-and-reseal labels Packaging Digest There are many solid reasons for manufacturers and marketers to take a fresh look at the versatility and cost-effectiveness of peel-and-seal label solutions — especially when dealing with limited label space on which to communicate brand and product information. Here are four of the most practical reasons to choose peel-and-seal labels.
Beta Industries offers crease & fold analyzer PFFC Beta Industries has introduced the Betafold Crease & Fold Analyzer, a handheld, portable quality control tool for real time production and setup correction to minimize uncontrolled variations in the process that can cause expensive, unusable product rejects.
Final days to save on registration for TAPPI PLACE Flexible Packaging Symposium and the Global Pouch Forum TAPPI The 2015 TAPPI PLACE Flexible Packaging Symposium, June 10 at the InterContinental Miami Hotel in Miami, Florida, is co-located with the Global Pouch Forum, June 10-12, THE gathering place for top packaging professionals involved with every aspect for flexible packaging/pouch production and the corresponding film, closures, materials, equipment. May 19 is the last day to save on registration for both events.
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Notice a sustainable packaging difference? Packaging Digest What's the best way to reduce confusion and increase recycling rates for packaging? According to Eco-Insights blogger Robert (Bob) Lilienfeld, we should start by leveling the playing field between national and store brands.
Paper alternative to plastic to target packaging Packaging News A joint venture between BillerudKorsnäs and FibreForm Packaging has developed a new material that is claimed to be an alternative to plastic. The development is said to be the first 3-D strechable paper and is targeting the packaging sector. It is made from 100 percent primary fibers and can be bent and stretched.
Designing packaging with 'happiness inside' Plastics Today Speaking at the Bio!Pac conference for bio-based packaging in Amsterdam, Ms. De Nooijer talked about how she turned her idea for a chocolate bar made of raw, unroasted cocoa beans into a successful brand with international success in the organic market.
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The Ultimate Roll and Web Defect Troubleshooting Guide
Recognized by web-producing and converting industry experts as the most comprehensive reference guide available for addressing roll and web defects.
The Ultimate Roll and Web Defect Troubleshooting Guide (the newest version of The Roll and Web Defect Terminology - 2nd Edition) has just been released!
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This e-book is a "Must Have" communication tool for suppliers and their customers to assist in the identification and elimination of roll and web defects. Learn more and order your copy today.
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