Neenah Introduces BS5609 Certified Inkjet and Laser Printable Face stock

New: KIMDURA® DUALTECH® Synthetic Papers Alpharetta, GA – August 16, 2017 – Neenah launches KIMDURA® DUALTECH® Synthetic Paper and makes another significant addition to its Performance Labels for Harsh Environments™ portfolio of high-performing, highly engineered substrates intended for applications in unforgiving conditions. The KIMDURA® line of label stock has been the benchmark for over 30 years for challenging applications including labels and tags for drum chemicals, hazard communications, health care, industrial, logistical, and outdoor usage. The addition of KIMDURA® DualTech® adds an option for both inkjet and laser printing platforms and is compliant with BS 5609 Part 2 and 3. […]

Live Demos of the ETI Mini-Cohesio at LabelExpo Brussels.

ETI will be at Booth 7A31 in Hall 7 at Labelexpo Longueuil, August 16, 2017 – ETI Converting Equipment, a Canadian company specialized in multifunctional in-line coating and printing equipment, announces its presence at Labelexpo Brussels. ETI will demonstrate its Mini-Cohesio machine. Designed with some unique features such as short length (7,3 m/24 ft), two unwind for facestock and liner, silicone applicator, adhesive coating station, register system to synchronize the lamination of two pre-printed web, the MiniCohesio is available in 330 mm (13 po.). The Mini-Cohesio is also equipped with the high speed rotary die-cutting unit, the Pellicut, allowing to […]

Mark Andy Digital One Receives BS5609 Durability Certification

Accolade enables owners of the press to further diversify their book of business St. Louis, Missouri USA, 14 August 2017 – Mark Andy Digital One, a CMYK dry-toner device with inline decorating and converting, has received a BS 5609 certification on Avery Dennison substrate. BS5609 is a certification that guarantees label durability in harsh marine and weather conditions. Labels printed with technology on material that retains the BS5609 certification will hold integrity, staying intact after up to 3 months of saltwater exposure. This is a common mandatory prerequisite for transporting oil and chemical drums overseas, boosting the longevity of […]

UPM Raflatac’s new Raflex MDO film plays integral role in Clemson University’s Phoenix Challenge Foundation entry

Each year, participating teams are given a prompt and must work with a client/partner to fit into their packaging and promotional needs using flexography. UPM Raflatac, Mills River, NC, USA, August 11, 2017 – At this year’s Phoenix Challenge Foundation college competition promoting the flexographic printing industry, Clemson University utlilized UPM Raflatac’s new Raflex MDO film labels as part of their team’s successful entry. Partnerships with local manufacturers are very important to the university, and with two UPM Raflatac factories less than 100 miles from Clemson’s campus, collaboration has never been easier. Raflex MDO films balance the best performance […]