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Featured Products - April 2013
April 1, 2013

Featured Products for the flexographic, narrow-web and package printing industries, including Fives North American, DFE, Montalvo Corp., BST Pro Mark, Accuweb Inc., Erhardt + Leimer and Maxcess.

Supplier News - September 2012
September 1, 2012

News on suppliers to the packaging printing industry, including items on Chromatic Technologies, Berlin Packaging, ExxonMobil Chemical, Accredo Packaging, Neenah Paper, Topflight Corp., California Polytechnic State University, Boelter Industries, Acucote and ETI Converting Equipment.

Featured Products - April 2012
April 1, 2012

Featured Products for the the flexographic, narrow-web and package printing industries, including AccuWeb, BST Pro Mark, Fives North American Guiding Systems, Dover Flexo Electronics, Erhardt + Leimer, Maxcess International and the Montalvo Corporation.

ICE USA 2011 Conference schedule
March 1, 2011

The conference schedule for ICE USA includes workshops on web coating, handling and winding; keynotes by Thomas Blaige, Blaige & Company and Tony Carignano, Cytec Industries Inc.

X-label Chooses NYSCAN
December 24, 2008

The system from the NYSCAN range of products guaranties X-label 100 percent inspection of its print production over the entire run time and web width.

Lights, Camera, Action!
February 1, 2008

Boy, there’s a lot to inspection! In-line versus off-line, rewind versus press-mounted, the human eye versus video—these are only a few, but critical, considerations. There are various inspection systems on the market, some for use on the press, and some for use on the rewinder as the web is rewound. Each inspection system is designed to take certain actions when it detects a defect in the printed product. These defects can range from registration to incorrect characters. In addition, with brand protection emerging as a growing market niche, the ability to inspect microprinting and other security markings not visible to the naked eye is

A Dog’s Tale on RFID Standards
June 1, 2006

By definition, “standards” is “fulfilling specific requirements as established by an authority, law, rule, custom, etc.; a guiding principle.” However, I can state without equivocation that sometimes the pursuit of standards can literally go to the dogs. When discussing this matter with TAGSYS’ Chief Technology Officer, Alastair McArthur, he instantly recalled his experience with his children’s pet bulldog, Oscar. It seems Oscar has had an encounter of the closest kind with RFID. As an unsuspecting pup, the French bulldog was injected with an RFID tag. The use of RFID for the identification of companion animals, referred to as micro-chipping, is a very mature

The Science Behind Web Handling
February 1, 2006

The Web Handling Research Center studies the science and technology that drive web handling. WEB HANDLING IS a science every packaging printer or converter should understand. It's applied physics that carries a continuous-roll substrate through printing and/or converting machines with the goal being a defect-free end product. The Web Handling Research Center (WHRC), based at Oklahoma State University in Stillwater, Okla., has spent the last 20 years studying this science. The WHRC was initiated in 1986 as a National Science Foundation center with a mission "to advance the knowledge base in technologies applicable to the transport and control of continuous-strip materials through processes and