Film & Foil

  • New Fresnel’s peacock foil labels have security sticking power

    By Converter on December 13, 2017
    New optically variable foil (OVF) nanotechnology label stock for improved product security design and appearance is available from international supplier, Fresnels. The Peacock label stock comes in rolls up to 600mm wide, print treated and ready for printing and die cutting, and is available in transparent and opaque versions. The move comes in response to demand from security product manufacturers […]
  • Fusion Flexibles supplies printed bags for Star Wars collector’s editions of Empire Magazine

    By Converter on December 12, 2017
    Fusion Flexibles, one of the UK’s leading manufacturers, converters and printers of flexible packaging products for the publishing, security, food and mailing markets, has recently supplied striking metallised film laminate bags for two exclusive Star Wars: The Last Jedi collector’s editions of Bauer Media’s movie magazine, Empire. The light and dark themed covers, featuring Rey (Daisy Ridley) and Kylo Ren […]
  • Flow wrapping from Tisomi

    By Converter on December 11, 2017
    To remain at the forefront of the growing and highly competitive health food sector, a supplier of natural protein bars and powders turned to Tisomi Packaging Machinery for packing technology that provided greater speed, accuracy and efficiency. Family-run business Nutree Life, a manufacturer of gluten, wheat and soya free vegan health products, upgraded its packaging operation with a Tisomi flow […]
  • Protect and enhance an image with an anti-scratch gloss film

    By Converter on December 5, 2017
    Drytac, an international manufacturer of self-adhesive materials for the print, label and industrial markets, has announced the expansion of its Protac range of films with the introduction of Drytac Protac Anti-Scratch Gloss. This 4-mil (100µ) clear PET laminating film with a scratch-resistant hard coat, high gloss finish, has been designed to add depth, detail and protection for printed graphics. Coated […]
  • KDX introduces a new thin gauge gloss laminating film

    By Converter on November 29, 2017
    KDX, one of the leaders in the manufacture of advanced polymer materials including thermal laminating films, BOPP wet films and  3D lenticular solutions, has added a thin gauge BOPP gloss laminating film to its portfolio. The new thin film is aimed at Printers and Print Trade Finishers with high volume production laminating equipment. The new film is available in 18-micron […]
  • EcoCortec’s new facility

    By Converter on November 9, 2017
    Due to a continuous increase in demand, EcoCortec, a producer of VpCI films and bags, is increasing its capacity by building a new plant facility. The current expansion project is being co-financed by the Croatian Ministry of Economy, Entrepreneurship and Crafts, within the European Funds Programme. By strengthening the plant’s position in the market, new requirements for equipment and additional […]
  • Presstek unveils LED UV technology for the 34DI Digital Offset Press at IPEX

    By Converter on November 1, 2017
    Presstek, LLC, one of the leading providers of eco-friendly printing solutions, is debuting the Presstek 34DI ECO-UV digital offset press at IPEX. The press’ integrated LED-UV technology — branded ECO-UV — is energy efficient, generates very little heat and produces no ozone. Colours pop with the environmentally-friendly technology that instantly cures ink to any substrate, including synthetic paper, plastic, vinyl, […]
  • Kampf slitters at I PAK

    By Converter on October 19, 2017
    Packaging Films Pvt  Ltd. (I PAK) in Lahore, Northern Pakistan are now running two of Kampf’s slitters: A Unislit II 630 slitter for metallised film and Kamf’s primary slitter, a Universal 89/12 BOPP. I PAK, a manufacturing company, decided to enlarge its product portfolio after a growing demand for packaging materials arose in Northern Pakistan. In response, the company recently […]
  • Dow Performance Silicones to deliver talk on new BOPP silicone slip additive

    By Converter on October 18, 2017
    Dow Performance Silicones, a global business unit of DowDuPont Materials Sciences division, will deliver a technical talk on its new Dow Corning HMB-6301 Masterbatch — a slip additive for bi-axially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film — at the Applied Market Information (AMI) Multilayer Packaging Films Conference, November 7-9, 2017, Maritim Hotel, Cologne, German. Jean-Pierre Patte, senior sales developer at Multibase SA, […]
  • Dow to introduce new silicone slip additive for BOPP film at Fakuma 2017

    By Converter on October 11, 2017
    Dow Performance Silicones, a global business unit of DowDuPont Materials Sciences division, will introduce a new technology based on the heritage Dow Corning silicone technology platform for bi-axially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) film production at Fakuma 2017, Friedrichshafen Exhibition Centre, Germany, October 17-21. The technology to be introduced at Fakuma 2017 is a slip additive that provides a solution to common […]