A conventional coating with an opaque effect cannot be applied to the back of this type of paper because of its sensitivity to heat, Herma said. With 42Rpo the opacity originates from a ‘special’ blue pigment that gives color to the adhesive without compromising its removable properties.  ...
(L-R) Ashok Jaipuria, chairman and managing director and Pankaj Poddar, group CEO of Cosmo Films
With a career spanning over 26 years Poddar has held key leadership positions in the company across business units and verticals. As the chief financial officer at Cosmo Films in 2011, Poddar was responsible for managing the financial operations in India as well as overseas. Since his...
Armor Group has acquired IIMAK (International Imaging Materials) to reinforce its position as one of the global market leaders in designing and producing thermal transfer ribbons.

The combined thermal transfer activity will operate under the name of Armor-IIMAK with consolidated revenues of more than USD 400 million. With a history for both companies dating back to the 1980s through a shared license from the Japanese company Fujicopian until 1998, Armor has enjoyed strong...

Avery Dennison has partnered with lifestyle brand UpWest, and ReCircled, an apparel and footwear recycling and reuse-focused organization, to demonstrate how its Digital Care Label technology can be used in an upcycling context and provide a brand experience

According to current legislation, all garments sold must have a physical care and content label to communicate product information, such as washing instructions and material composition. Avery Dennison’s Digital Care Label offers this information through a digital experience that showcases to...

Toray Plastics’ Torayfan division has begun producing commercial volumes of packaging and label films on its new, state-of-the-art, 8.7-meter, five-layer, in-line coating polypropylene film line

The customized, proprietary equipment is considered by Toray to be one of the most capable BOPP film lines in the world. It enables Toray to expand its flexible packaging product lines, including a robust label portfolio, and manufacture highly engineered next-generation laminations and mono-...

Werner & Mertz, Mondi and Siegwerk have partnered to develop a circular-economy-capable stand-up pouch

Siegwerk supports and enables circular packaging in several initiatives, contributing know-how from the printing ink perspective to make packaging recyclable and more sustainable. One example is the cooperation with Werner & Mertz's Recyclate Initiative. Siegwerk is one of the key partners...

Nobelus, manufacturer of specialty line of films for the print and packaging trade, has added SmudgeProof laminate with DigiBond adhesive to its smudge-resistant thermal film line
This clear, OPP film guards against scuff marks, smudges, and fingerprints on prints, packaging and book covers. The DigiBond adhesive, used on the SmudgeProof base film, is made especially for digital toner presses from companies such as Xerox, Kodak, Konica Minolta, and Ricoh.   ...
Coveris has teamed up with Austrian paper manufacturer, Brigl & Bergmeister to launch PaperBarrier Seal, a fully recyclable, sustainably sourced packaging material

The innovative paper-based packaging material is unique thanks to its special paper coating, enabling sealability while remaining fully recyclable in existing paper streams. The material is available in three versions offering different barrier properties, including moisture, oxygen, grease, and...

Glenroy has launched TruRenu as the official brand name for its sustainable flexible packaging portfolio

The TruRenu portfolio features recyclable pouches and film laminations that qualify for the How2Recycle store drop-off label program, post-consumer recycled (PCR) pouches, and film laminations made with up to 53 percent recycled content.  It also includes the Standcap Pouch in a PCR format with...

Jan Franz Allerkamp becoming head of global business line paper and board and an ex-Heidelberg board member, Stephan Plenz, interim general manager of Actega Metal Print

The appointments reflect the company’s commitment to customers and its continuous drive towards innovation and sustainable technologies for the graphic arts industry.

Jan Franz Allerkamp, who was previously managing director of Actega Metal Print, will assume the role of global business...

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