Consumables-Substrates - Film
The variety of flexible substrates utilized in packaging have different needs throughout the printing and converting processes. Understanding the nuances of these materials will help ensure the best results on press.
Xeikon users can meet increased market demands for container decoration and offer a broader range of services following the certification of substrates from South Korean Filmax, a manufacturer of polypropylene films.
Green Bay Packaging’s Coated Products Operations has opened a new slitting and distribution facility in Lithia Springs, Ga., for its pressure-sensitive label stock.
KernowJet Supreme, recently launched by Kernow North America, is an innovative range of HP Latex-certified, high-performance, roll-up and pop-up films, offering brilliant results and market-competitive pricing.
Toray Plastics (America) has introduced Torayfan - Over-the-Mountain BOPP films, which can withstand high-altitude and low atmospheric pressure conditions.
acpo unveiled its latest line of barrier films and security technologies during Labelexpo Americas. The products included films that provide anti-counterfeit, soft-touch and high-barrier properties.
Toray Plastics (America) has released its new Lumirror MR20 polyester metal transfer film. The film provides superior brightness and the PET base film can be returned to Toray to be recycled.
Sun Chemical has partnered with acpo and will supply its SunBar oxygen barrier coatings to acpo to coat and supply films for flexible packaging converters. acpo's thin film coating capabilities will allow more converters to take advantage of SunBar's coating properties for flexible packaging.
Cosmo Films launched its news premium lamination films at drupa 2016. The Cosmo Films booth received its highest traffic ever during the event.
Two new product managers have been named to acpo's new lines of barrier and protection films. John Coyne will take the role for barrier films, while Anthony Saglimbeni will assume the role of production manager for protection films.