May 2001 Issue


Coating/Laminating Equipment

AapexX Coating and laminating machines for paper, film, foil, or paperboard, using solvent or water-based coatings and adhesives. Solvent-based machines are available. Widths range from 20 in. to 100 in. and speeds from 20 fpm to 2,000 fpm. Also available, NCR coater, self-adhesive coater, and solventless coater/laminator. Visit ADM Tronics Unlimited Develops and manufactures diversified line of water-based, environmentally safe chemical products for the converting, food packaging, printing, and related industries. Visit American Int'l Machinery The Signature brand of sheet-to-sheet laminators are built to accommodate single- or double-faced corrugated board up to 8,000 sph. Visit <a

Environmental Controls

ABB Air Preheater The single-bed Combu-Channger® and twin bed Techno-Voc (TM) offer up to 99 percent destruction efficiency oxidizing pollutants and 95 percent heat recovery efficiency. The Cor-Pak® thermal and catalytic oxidizers offer up to 82 percent primary heat recovery. Visit ADWEST Technologies RETOX (TM) twin bed regenerative thermal oxidizers provide 99+% VOC/odor control for flexographic, web offset, screen, gravure, and litho printing and converting processes. Visit American Environmental Int'l Offers air pollution control and VOC emission control systems. AEI offers guaranteed compliance with EPA regulations. Visit Anguil Environmental Systems For

Plates/Plate Processing Equipment

Advanced Prepress Graphics Flexo prepress tradeshop producing Cyrel high-definition flexo plates and film. Announcing two new formats: 42 in. x 80 in. plates and 36 in. x 44 in. film output. E-mail Visit Agfa Lithostar Ultra plates are high-resolution aluminum plates that can be handled in yellow safelight conditions. The Thermostar P970 is the ideal choice for VLF applications, while the Thermostar P971 thermal imaging plate is optimized for internal drum infrared systems. For high-quality, fine screen work, Agfa offers the Howson Primera. Robust coating and substrate structure make the Howson Super Marathon perfect for long runs. Visit

Press Accessories

Adheso Graphics Manufactures and distributes pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes—sticky back, transfer, and D/C—to the printing industry. Visit Alliance Knife Straight and circular machine knives for paper converting, graphic arts, business forms, pulp and paper, plastic, rubber, metalworking, and woodworking. Autogrind Complete range of grinders for in-house sharpening of all types of circular knives and perf wheels. Automatän The Automatän Inkontrol (TM) systems automatically check, monitor, and adjust flexo ink pH and viscosity through print runs to ensure that correct pH and viscosity are being maintained. Windows-based for maximum versatility. Visit AWS Div., Grafix North America Supplies process cooling and temperature


Acucote Pressure-sensitive labelstocks with environmentally safe, water-based, permanent, removable, and specialty adhesive formulations. Specialists in thermal transfer media. Visit API Foils Hot stamping foils and supplies: metallic, pigment, pearl, specialty, and holographic foils. Visit Contract Converting Film product offerings include Plastiprint, a synthetic paper with the durability of plastic. Roll Express (TM) program offers various non-pressure-sensitive stock options, as well as the whitest, brightest, C1S on the market, and a 62# metallized paper for specialty applications. The program also includes 100#, 125#, 175#, and 200# uncoated tag. Arjobex Polyart (TM)—a unique clay coating on both sides