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StePac Launches Lean and Fully Recyclable Top Seal Solution

September 27, 2021

Fresh produce packaging innovators StePac Ltd. has expanded its range of top seals with new solutions to boost the retail fresh produce packaging sector. Its newly upgraded portfolio includes lean and fully recyclable easy peel film structures designed to be sealed onto trays or containers housing produce items such as summer fruits, freshly cut fruits…


Automated Mailing Services installs Rollem’s Mailstream Solution to Streamline Direct Mail Finishing

April 16, 2021

For over 30 years AMS Print & Mail Specialists, located in Blaine, WA has been providing digital printing and expertise in mail creation and injection to large and small organizations all over. Producing thousands of pieces of printed material each day, from brochures to booklets, mailing to posters, variable data for all forms of document,…


Nature MultiPack From KHS: Sustainable Packaging System Now Suitable for the High-Performance Range

March 3, 2021

Nature MultiPack™ from KHS combines beverage containers with easy-to-remove dots of adhesive instead of shrink film to form stable packs, thus saving up to 90 percent in packaging materials. The ecofriendly packaging alternative is also available for the high-performance range. In order to accommodate the requirements of the beverage industry, KHS also offers the Innopack…


OpenGate Capital Portfolio Company Duraco Specialty Tapes Acquires Filmquest Group

March 2, 2021

OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, announced that its portfolio company, Duraco Specialty Tapes, a leading manufacturer of pressure-sensitive tapes and specialty materials, has acquired Filmquest Group, a premier converter and supplier of polyester (“PET”) and specialty films, from a private seller. Filmquest, headquartered in Bolingbrook, IL, coats, converts and metallizes all grades of…


Toppan Develops TOPMER Adhesive for Digital Printing

March 2, 2021

Toppan Printing, a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, has developed a high-strength adhesive for digital printing. TOPMER™ is suitable for retort sterilization, boiling sterilization, and heating in microwave ovens, thus expanding applications for packages employing digital printing and enabling high-value-added products that meet the diversifying needs of today’s consumers.…


H.B. Fuller Unveils Extreme Cold Resistant Adhesives for the Pharmaceutical Industry

December 23, 2020

H.B. Fuller announced readily available adhesive grades with hot melt advanced technology for extreme cold storage of vaccines and medication packaging. Advantra® adhesives provide a secure bond at -70 C with tamper evident fiber tear. Proper packaging is essential to securely and reliably preserve and transport pharmaceutical products, including vaccines and medication, from the time…


Avery Dennison Performance Tapes Releases Next-Generation Heat-Activated Acrylic Foam Tape

September 22, 2020

Avery Dennison Performance Tapes extended its Acrylic Foam Bonding (AFB™) portfolio with the release of the 94 Series product line. The new 94 Series AFB heat-activated tapes are reportedly engineered to deliver the high holding power required for rubber extrusion bonding in industrial applications. The new line also features an easy release liner to aid…


H.B. Fuller Shares the Newest Adhesive Technology for High-Impact Sustainable Packaging Solutions

July 9, 2020

H.B. Fuller shared the newest and latest innovative adhesive solutions that can positively affect sustainability across the value chain and facilitate the circularity of the packaging industry. By promoting resource-efficient design, production and consumption, H.B. Fuller technologies are playing a key role in helping customers meet their sustainability goals. With a clear vision, the company…


Vived Management Releases the New Hot Tack Tester

June 25, 2020

The J&B Hottack tester has reportedly helped people get better results in R&D and QC for more than 25 years. Experience in R&D, designing and development of measuring equipment, has resulted in a range of instruments for the flexible packaging industry. The J&B HT5000MB could automatically measure the heat sealing properties of heat sealing packaging materials…


Holding it Together During the Global COVID-19 Pandemic and Beyond

May 20, 2020

By Bradley Dunlap, Product Marketing Manager at Shurtape Technologies, LLC In times of crisis, manufacturers tend to focus on front-end concerns: Are the raw materials necessary to make their product available? Do they have sufficient staff to maintain operations? Do they have processes in place to maintain the safety of their workers and their products?…


Global Can and Closure Sealants Market Outlook 2020-2025

January 3, 2020

A recent report on the global market outlook for can and closure sealants from 2020-2025 was added to ResearchAndMarkets.com’s offerings.


Chadwicks Develops New Lid for Premium Product Range

November 5, 2019

Chadwicks develops new lid for premium product range.


On the Surface, Pre-formed Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Deliver Results That Stick

July 15, 2019

By Will Cannon, Industrial National Accounts Manager for Glue Dots International Both pre-formed Pressure Sensitive Adhesives (PSAs) and traditional hot melt glues have beneficial attributes dependent on the surface application and the environment in which it is applied and stored. For deep penetration of a surface, some packaging operations prefer to use hot melt to…


Chr. Hansen Adopts NiceLabel Technology

July 1, 2019

Global bioscience company, Chr. Hansen, has selected NiceLabel to provide its web-based label management solution.


LavishLinen™ Virgin OverLaminate : Nobelus

April 30, 2019

Nobelus is bringing a new linen film with extreme dimension to market for label and short run flexible packaging applications.


CTI Launches High-Tech Inks to Reduce Product Tampering and Counterfeiting

November 19, 2018

COLORADO SPRINGS, CO | The BlindSpotz™ technology of CTI (Chromatic Technologies Inc.) is helping stop product tampering by inventing the first dual-indicator to detect product tampering from heat and freezing. The use of extreme temperatures (especially sub-zero temperatures) to circumvent traditional security measures on packaging has increased substantially among criminals in recent years, with no effective deterrent until…


Keeping it Personal: Each Package is Different

November 14, 2018

Keeping it Personal: Soft, Strong, Thick or Thin, Each Package Has a Different Spec By Christine Pietryla Wetzler, editor When I was at Pack Expo back in October, I met with Will Cannon, industrial national accounts manager for Glue Dots International who walked me through their product line and shared some of the individualized ways…


Electric Hot Melt Applicators Bring Extended Life to Pneumatic Packaging Applications

May 9, 2018

Baumer hhs (baumerhhs.com) has introduced tesla, an electrically-operated hot melt dispensing applicator to the North American packaging market. tesla brings new opportunities to packaging customer due to its unmatched service life and performance. The estimated 1 billion cycle life, and cycle times of as little as 7 ms are all achieved using a standard 24VDC…


Avery Dennison Now Offering Platinum Thermal Technology

April 18, 2018

New thermal-print film features direct thermal simplicity and thermal transfer quality and durability Avery Dennison (averydennison.com) is adding Platinum ThermalTM technology to its portfolio of products for thermal printing. This technology offers a unique combination of printing flexibility and output durability for applications requiring the crispness of thermal printing. The combined benefit is a game-changer:…


New Labels Aid in the Craft Beer Market

March 28, 2018

Keg collar combines with tap handle label in an innovative solution. Submitted by Avery Dennison For the rapidly growing and professionally distributed Bellevue Brewing Company of Bellevue, WA, getting tap handle labels to customers had become a real challenge. Tap handles and kegs were being delivered with missing, or forgotten, tap handle labels. And, replacement…