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CONTENTS NOVEMBER 2015 PAPER & BOARD • FLEXIBLE PACKAGING • FOIL • NONWOVENS • CARTONS • LABELS • FLEXO www.coronasupplies.co.uk


NEWS 5. Working Without Waste European roadshow begins in Germany PLUS: BOBST corrugated printing press wins FEFCO Gold Award


6. Packaging Touchpoint and drupa innovation park at drupa 2016 PLUS: Aftercare key to profitability, says Sun Automation Group


7. C&T Matrix offers increased technical support via new TECH Website 8. New enterprise resources planning system for Atlas Converting PLUS: Avery Dennison launches new scan-to-order app 9. Vision Paper & Board expands into Scotland with new facility


FEATURES: Coating & Laminating ❙Web Cleaning & Static Control ❙ Security + Special Report: Tamper Evident Packaging ❙ Software & Controls ❙ Nonwovens


FRONT COVER Corona Supplies talks about the importance of running water-based inks or solventless adhesives COVER STORY PAGE 10


COATING & LAMINATING 12. Universal Converting Equipment’s new UK hot melt testing facility 14. EXCLUSIVE: Introducing Ferrisgate Coatings, the coating and laminating specialists that develops its expertise in many new areas


16. Converters gather in Italy to see BOBST’s new aluminium coating line 18. Dow Corning: The benefits of alternative water-based silicone coating PLUS: Komfi: Bringing laminating and UV coating facilities in-house


19. Swiss precision from WIFAG-Polytype Technologies for Chinese paper 20. New KROENERT partnership develops a flexible intermittent coating


WEB CLEANING & STATIC CONTROL 22. EXCLUSIVE: Arrowquint looks at all aspects of electrostatic discharging in converting and paper, film or board processing today


24. New web cleaner from Erhardt + Leimer boasts impressive results 26. Fraser Anti-Static Techniques: Award-winning solutions from an ever- improving specialist provider of static and web cleaning equipment 27. Meech continues to tackle static control with updates to Hyperion range


UK-based Ferrisgate Coatings discusses the benefits of operating in multiple markets PAGE 14


NONWOVENS 28. Starlinger talks about the recycling of nonwovens scrap material and how easy it is to reuse in other manufacturing applications


29. UK: Nonwovens Innovation Academy combines research and industry


SOFTWARE & CONTROLS 30. EXCLUSIVE: The future of colour control: Xeikon reviews the machine software market and introduces its new dashboard system


32. Atlantic Zeiser introduces its integrated software with built-in process security for packaging printers to adhere to serialisation regulations 33. AVT and Nilpeter develop fully automatic register control


Machine operators need to be able to see and use feedback data properly, says Xeikon PAGE 30


SECURITY 34. EXCLUSIVE: Safe and secure: Essentra discusses the rise of tamper evident tapes and packaging and the importance of product protection 36. Responding to supply chain concerns with anti-counterfeiting solutions


This month’s issue sees news of many product developments across the industry, especially from coating and laminating machine manufacturers, plus advice on the benefits of appealing to new customers in neighbouring markets in order to develop new expertise and increase sales. This is the motto for one specialist company that is constantly evolving to stay ahead of rapidly changing global legislations, saying that this is the key to securing new contracts over its competitors. As well as this, manufacturing processes are always in need of updating, and as technology moves on, changes to software systems will allow machine operators easier access to feedback data to highlight the weakest points of an operation, and it seems that remote access using programmes on almost any device is the way forward.


Jack Cheeseman Editor


jcheeseman@datateam.co.uk www.convertermag.co.uk Twitter: @convertermag


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