Atmospheric Plasma Treatment for APTIV Film
"We did look at the corona system as an option, ...but we’re making a long-term investment, and we look to be on the technical leading edge. All of the people who have tried [the plasma system] said, 'Wow, this is good.'" Mike Percy Global Technical Leader Victrex APTIV™ Films
Chase and Sons' expand capabilities
Chase & Sons' Webster, MA, was recently featured in Paper Film and Foil Converter Magazine. The company is in the middle of an extensive facility and capabilities expansion for their high-speed, solventless, 100% solids laminating line.
Corona Treater Improves Bonding for OPP/CPP on Nordmeccanica Laminator
To ensure those bonds are as strong as possible, Golden Eagle Extrusions purchased two high definition corona treaters from Enercon. One is mounted at the primary unwind, and the other is mounted on the secondary unwind. The treaters are designed specifically to integrate with the Nordmeccanica laminator both electrically and mechanically.
Custom coating specialist thrives with diverse use of surface treaters
One of the most important components Wausau Coated Products builds into its converting lines is corona treating. Its livelihood and profitability are tied to the performance of the corona treaters, so when these systems started breaking down and causing problems, Stogbauer knew something had to be done fast.
Dow develops new resin technologies with versatile corona treating
The Dow Polyolefins and Elastomers (PO&E) Technical Service and Development Group recently invested heavily in its laboratory capabilities via a new extrusion coating and lamination line. Located at the group's R&D headquarters in Freeport, TX this multi-million dollar line, supplied by Black Clawson Converting Machinery LLC (Fulton, NY), enables Dow engineers to develop and evaluate new resin technologies, as well as provide fast resolution of day-to-day technical issues for customers.
Equistar leverages the benefits of atmospheric plasma
Equistar Chemicals LP, a $5.9 billion chemical company formed in 1997, is one of the world's largest producers of ethylene, propylene, and polyethylene resins, with more than 3,000 employees and 16 manufacturing facilities along the US Gulf Coast and in the Midwest.
Flexible extrusion line is a novel idea
What does an already-successful converter do when Opportunity knocks? If healthcare customers are at the door, and they're asking for high-barrier packaging capability that you don't have enough of, you'd better get it. And that's exactly what Amcor Flexibles Madison, WI did.
Haney PRC improves productivity with Enercon treater and HP Indigo Press
Haney PRC serves as a comprehensive industry resource after the design process all the way to the full print run. In order to provide its customers with the most innovative and high quality prototypes and mock-ups, the Haney brothers have invested in an impressive collection of printing technology.
Kendall Packaging uses new equipment to follow its mission
At a time when many companies are pulling back on capital spending, Kendall Packaging is seeking out systems and equipment consistent with its mission (to be guided at all times by the needs of its customers); contribute to productivity enhancement; and strengthen its competitive position.
Lofton Label reaches lofty heights with the help of surface treaters
How do you earn the trust of a company for label runs in the millions? How can you confidently promise to deliver the job in a matter of a couple of days? Ask Lofton Label's Production Manager Mike Gaughan and he'll tell you its not only a matter of trust, it's a matter of quality.
Plasma Treating Tubes Ensures Ink Adhesion and Increases Production Efficiency
Plastube, a Canadian manufacturer, offers a variety of decorative tubes for many industries. After trying different types of treatments to solve various issues, Plastube found a final solution with Enercon. Learn more about why Martin Lépine, Platube’s Plant Engineering Manager, added seven plasma treaters to their operation.
Robotic Plasma Treatment for Headlamp Adhesion
Hella Australia Pty Ltd designs and manufactures automotive lighting equipment, plastic moldings and accessories for the most sophisticated new cars in the world. Throughout their facility is state-of-the-art technology used to supply interior and exterior lighting including: headlamps, reflectors, lenses, and auxiliary lamps.
Solar Communications expand horizons with High Definition Corona
Solar Communications of Naperville, IL, is featured in a recent edition of Converting Magazine. Their combined addition of wide-web flexographic printing with proprietary film demetallization capabilities is enabling them to rapidly expand its production horizons into the world of flexible-packaging converting.
Surface treating is key to laminating uniformity
A proprietary laminating process developed by Optimanufacturing of Green Bay, Wisconsin, allows the company to produce the CDfender®, a new product designed to protect the surface of compact discs (CDs).
Treater on HP Indigo Press improves productivity
Haney PRC serves as a comprehensive industry resource after the design process all the way to the full print run. In order to provide its customers with the most innovative and high quality prototypes and mock-ups, brothers Dan and Matt Haney have invested in an impressive collection of printing technology.One of the company's breakthroughs has come through its use of Enercon's corona treating system on its HP Indigo digital web press.
Tufco's solvent lines rely on Enercon treaters to improve productivity
Corona treating on a solvent line? Welcome to conventional thinking overturned. Conventional thinking directs many to think that pretreated material doesn't require additional inline treatment when using solvent-based printing. However, printers like Tufco in Green Bay Wisconsin are impressed with the results they see from their lines with Enercon corona treaters