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20.07.2016 0

Distinct Packabilities invested in a Nordmeccanica laminator

The Shepherdsville, KY based packaging manufacturer has ordered a new 59" (1499 mm) solventless lamination production line from Nordmeccanica.

Distinct Packabilities is offering printing services to the printing industries since 1866. The company produces flexible packaging and labels. 

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14.07.2016 0

Toray about to expand metallisation capabilities

Toray Plastics has begun construction on a new 28,800 sqft (2601 sqm) facility designed to house a new 4500 mm metallizer. The construction is expected to be completed by December 2016, and the production of the new metallizer will commence in 2017.


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02.06.2016 0

New fast curing lamination technology

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Company and Nordmeccanica announced the launch of a new lamination technology, using both adhesive and machinery hardware advancements. SYMBIEX Solventless Adhesives, Dow’s new ultra- fast curing adhesive technology, combined with the innovative Duplex SL One Shot lamination line from Nordmeccanica, redefines packaging lamination, offering converters best- in-class conversion efficiency improvements, shorter time-to-market and total conversion cost reductions.

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02.06.2016 0

Eco efficiency analysis about water based adhesives

BASF’s water-based adhesive systems are an environmentally compatible and economically rewarding alternative to conventional technologies when it comes to lamination of flexible food packaging. This is the outcome of a recent eco-efficiency analysis conducted by BASF and COMEXI, a leading supplier of converting solutions for the flexible packaging industry. For the study, which started in 2013 and was completed by the end of 2015, four typical adhesive technologies were analyzed and compared.

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21.04.2016 0

HP Indigo installs Comexi laminator

HP Indigo has installed a Comexi Nexus L20000 laminating lines at their Graphic Arts Experience Centre in Sant Cugat del Valles on the outskirts of Barcelona. The new laminator is specially designed to complement the HP Indigo 20000, and makes it possible to deliver a finished packaging in less than 24 hours.

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11.03.2016 0

Benefits of thin foil

Nordmeccanica and Hydro Aluminium held a workshop entitled "Thin foil lamination at high production speed". During demonstrations 5 micron and 6.3 micron thin aluminium foil were laminated to printed PET. The demos were performed on a Nordmeccanica Combi 3000 laminator at the company's research and development center in Piacenza. 

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10.03.2016 0

Coveris and Comexi extend collaboration

Comexi is going to install a Comexi ML1 laminator in the Coveris facilities in Spartanburg, South Carolina. Adding this new laminator, Coveris and Comexi extend their long standing partnership.

John Boarman, Division Engineering Manager with Coveris, highlights that “Comexi technology meets their converting needs”. Comexi’s Miquel Salvà, Business Development Corporate Director underlines that “Coveris has aggressive growth plans in the years to come”. 

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03.03.2016 0

Water-based lamination in Nazareth

The Nazareth based flexible packaging printer St-Luc Labels & Packaging will be installing a Comexi Nexus L20000 laminating line soon. The L20000 is a narrow web water-based lamination and coating line specially designed for the HP Indigo 20000. The line is able to laminate substrates of a width of up to 920 mm at max 500 m/min. The Belgian company is producing packaging, folding cartons and labels for over 20 years.  

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07.01.2016 0

Bobst CL 1000D demonstrated at Clear Lam Packaging

BOBST presented guest converting companies with a program dedicated to advanced laminating technology on October 20th and 21st, 2015. The program included live laminating demonstrations of a BOBST CL 1000D laminator in a real production environment in the production plant of BOBST customer Clear Lam Packaging Inc., in Elk Grove Village, near Chicago, IL, as well as seminar sessions relating the latest updates in the field of adhesive formulations and technologies.

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