Category: 3.03 Foil, plastic

One film does not fit all. Why specialist products can pay off

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A multi-purpose graphics film could seem like a good deal, but you may end up spending more money and time than you bargained for. Jerry Hill from Drytac explains why.

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Cosmo Films Launches BOPP Clear Thermal Lamination Film with Antimicrobial Properties

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Cosmo Films Ltd., a global leader in specialty films for packaging, lamination & labeling applications and synthetic paper, has developed a novel BOPP based clear thermal lamination antimicrobial film. The

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Cosmo Films Launches BOPP-Fragranced Packaging Film

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Cosmo Films, a global leader in specialty films for flexible packaging, lamination, labeling applications and synthetic paper introduces a new bi-axially oriented polypropylene (BOPP) based coated film which is designed

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Henkel Joins U.S. Plastics Pact, Committing to Meet Ambitious Circular Economy Goals By 2025

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Led by The Recycling Partnership and World Wildlife Fund in partnership with the Ellen MacArthur Foundation, the U.S. Plastics Pact will unify approaches to rethink the way we design, use,

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Combat silvering to create gold-star work

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Silvering is a common issue that occurs when laminating a printed job. It’s caused by tiny bubbles of air getting trapped under the lamination, creating the appearance of hazy or

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Label materials supplier UPM Raflatac joins U.S. Plastics Pact, committing to meet ambitious circular economy goals by 2025

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UPM Raflatac, a global leading manufacturer of pressure sensitive labels, is pleased to announce it has joined the U.S. Plastics Pact. This collaborative, solutions-driven initiative is rooted in four ambitious

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Titan-Polymer Purchases Two BOBST EXPERT K5’s

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The Titan-Polymer plant based in the Pskov region of Russia has purchased two EXPERT K5 2900 mm vacuum metallizers which will be installed at their BOPET production facility. Both machines

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Don’t be afraid to use recyclates!

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Experts and workshops provide comprehensive insights into the world of post-consumer plastic recyclates. Event organized jointly by the German Packaging Institute (dvi) and Der Grüne Punkt at the latter’s new

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AURORA / ADOC GOES NATURAL WITH EXCELLENT TOP™ BROWN FOR NOTEBOOK COVERS

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VIRGIN FIBRE CARTONBOARD, SUSTAINABILITY, CUSTOMER STORIES. When it comes to making the switch to more sustainability, it is often worth re-examining existing designs. Especially for non-food products, the use of

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Queensland libraries get storybook makeover from icatchers and Drytac

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Exhibition display specialist icatchers has added fun and colour to children’s libraries in and around Brisbane using Drytac ViziPrint and ReTac self-adhesive media, supplied by Shann. The children’s sections of

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APR acknowledges recycle-readiness of AmPrima™ PE Plus heat resistance

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The Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR) has notified Amcor that the AmPrima™ PE Plus recycle ready solution with heat-resistance has met APR’s responsible innovation requirements for moulded parts and films

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APR Publishes PE Film Critical Guidance and Test Documents

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A new testing protocol that determines whether film packaging is compatible with the current recycling infrastructure in North America has been developed by the Association of Plastic Recyclers (APR). The

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SR Embalagens Boosts Productivity with the New Flexographic Comexi F3 Press

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Both companies reinforce their strong partnership with this agreement. The machine has been installed at the SR Embalagens factory in Barretos (São Paulo) Comexi, the global supplier of solutions for

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Polyester Power: 3 Reasons Why the Polyester Retail Market Is Booming

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A recently published research states that the global Polyester fiber market, which reached a value of $100 billion just a couple of years ago, is expected to increase its worth

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Marlow High Street gets a safety makeover with Drytac graphics

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Globe Park Print Store has completed a project to install temporary safety signage throughout Marlow High Street using Drytac’s combined Polar Grip floor graphics vinyl and Interlam Pro Emerytex laminate

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Plastics could help build a sustainable future – here’s how

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The disposal of plastics is a global problem. They are nearly indestructible in natural conditions but are discarded worldwide on a large scale. The world produces around 359 million metric

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