Consumables-General - Finishing Materials
ALTANA has acquired Landa's Metallography technology, a sustainable alternative to foil transfer processes, which was first unveiled at drupa 2016. The remaining development and engineering of the technology will be transferred to ALTANA's ACTEGA Coatings & Sealants division.
Zeller+Gmelin has developed new adhesive systems for cold foil transfer on sheetfed and web offset printing presses. The adhesives are designed specifically for the LED UV printing sector.
Sun Chemical has opened a new coatings lab in its Carlstadt, N.J. research and development facility. The state of the art laboratory features the latest equipment for studying the key performance attributes for coatings.
The new V418 enhanced adhesion ink from Videojet is ideal for printing use-by dates that last the intended life cycle of a product.
Dow Paper Coatings introduced its new high strength styrene acrylic and vinyl acrylic binders during PaperCon 2015.
Adhesives are by no means a component of packaging selected on a whim. The sticky substances are an integral element in packaging projects, and differ depending on a variety of factors that are important to the structural integrity of the packaging and, ultimately, to a consumer’s experience with a product. Even still, adhesives aren’t exactly big headline newsmakers and they beg the question, “What’s new?” According suppliers of adhesive materials, that’s a question with good answers. The last five years have seen innovations in the raw material components that constitute adhesives. The result of these advancements has been the development of adhesives with refined