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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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27.05.2016 0

Bobst launches multiple new lines

At drupa 2016, BOBST is launching MW, a new CI flexo press range dedicated to minimizing waste, and 40SIX, a new, highly automated member of the BOBST SIX range. The two models of the new MW range have been developed to help flexible packaging manufacturers efficiently produce short or long runs respectively. The 40SIX, available in several print widths, offers fully automated tool handling which speeds up makereadies and considerably reduces the need for manual handling.  

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