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Oct 19 - Oct 22 | Marriott Grande Dunes, Myrtle Beach, SC
AIMCAL Web Coating & Handling Conference | SPE FlexPackCon 2014
Feb 10 - Feb 12 | Orange County Convention Center, Orlando, FL
AIMCAL Technical Program at ICE USA 2015
Mar 10 - Mar 12 | Munich Trade Fair Centre, Munich, Germany
AIMCAL Technical Program at ICE Europe 2015
Sep 04 - Sep 05 | Embassy Suites Chicago - O’Hare/Rosemont, Chicago, IL
AWA Specialty Paper Industry Conf USA 2014 & AWA-Two Sides Sustainability & Innovation Paper
Sep 07 - Sep 10 | Sheraton Carlsbad Resort and Spa, California
The 17th International Coating Science and Technology Symposium (ISCST)
Sep 08 - Sep 08 | Chicago, IL
AWA Adhesive Technology Seminar 2014
Our next live webinar is still being arranged.
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Sep 09 - Sep 10 | Mercure – Louvain La Neuve
Converting School: Web Handling and Converting (Europe)
Sep 11 - Sep 12 | Mercure – Louvain La Neuve
Converting School: Winding: Machines, Mechanics and Measurements (Europe)
Sep 24 - Sep 25 | Manchester, NH
Converting School: Web Slitting Technology
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Upcoming Live Webinar – Wednesday, Sept. 24, 2014, 11:00 AM - 12:00 PM EDT

AbbottApps - TSpan and TTS Webinar

Presented by Clarence Klassen, P.Eng., KlassENgineering Inc.
Tension Through Speed (TTS) is a fun application. Learn how it can help younger drive techs learn to tune a tension regulator and it help web handling designers consider the web span for easier or more responsive tension response.
Learn more and register for this FREE webinar »

Member News

New TorresHYBRID splicer fits nonwovens, low-gauge plastic films New TorresHYBRID splicer fits nonwovens, low-gauge plastic films

At the beginning of 2014, MTorres (www.mtorres.com) officially launched its latest splicer, the TorresHYBRID, to the nonwovens world. Designed for lightweight substrates such as nonwovens and low-gauge films, the TorresHYBRID offers the industry an unusual alternative for hig...

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UPM Raflatac Appoints New Head of EMEIA Business UPM Raflatac Appoints New Head of EMEIA Business

UPM Raflatac has appointed Antti Jääskeläinen as Senior Vice President for its EMEIA labelstock business (Europe, Middle-East, India & Africa). Antti brings a wealth of experience in supply chain and business management having worked for leading consumer go...

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Toray Plastics (America), Inc., Hires Two Industry Veterans Toray Plastics (America), Inc., Hires Two Industry Veterans

Toray Plastics (America), Inc. (www.toraytpa.com), the only United States manufacturer of precision-performance polyester, polypropylene, bio-based, and metallized films, announces that two seasoned industry professionals, Anne Ballard and Gregg Ockun, have joined the company. An...

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Company’s Highest-Performing Water-Based PSA Earns Coveted BS 5609 Certification for Marine Use Company’s Highest-Performing Water-Based PSA Earns Coveted BS 5609 Certification for Marine Use

Franklin Adhesives & Polymers’ Covinax 383-19, developed for use in extreme environmental conditions, shows how tough it is during underwater testing for Section 2 of the Standard
 BS 5609: 1986, “Printed Pressure-Sensitive, Adhesive Coated Labels for Marine Use.&...

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Michelman Supports Asia Pacific Growth with Management Hire Michelman Supports Asia Pacific Growth with Management Hire

To support its continued growth and expansion in the Asia Pacific region, Michelman has hired Mr. Richard Yang as its new Regional Sales Manager, Asia-Pacific, Chemical Specialties, and Country Manager, China. Mr. Yang will be responsible for growth initiatives and strategic ...

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New Era Awarded Contract By Velcro USA Inc. New Era Awarded Contract By Velcro USA Inc.

New Era is pleased to announce that we have been awarded a contract by Velcro USA Inc. for the design and manufacture of a custom coating line. This line will be used in the production of a variety of hook and look products and features a cartridge style coating head for quick c...

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