Coaters, control systems on display at Davis-Standard boothDavis-Standard will promote its new extrusion coating product line at Booth #5748 during CPP Expo. Introduced in early 2008, this versatile line supports converters with basic applications, all the way up to those with high-speed, complex requirements. The coating line comprises three models-300, 450 and 750-each reflecting the approximate line speed capabilities expressed in meters per minute.
The company will also have information available on its latest control systems for its converting equipment, including the DS5, Integrator C and Integrator Pro. The DS5 (Davis-Standard Secure Service Support System) enables service personnel to respond to customer needs, diagnose, and fix problems via an Internet connection. The Integrator C is a new single-point system to replace obsolete CMR systems while retaining the functionality of previous systems. Additional features include recipe management, historical data trending, alarms and enhanced gauge control.
Enercon demonstrating corona treatment, advanced controlsVisit Enercon at Booth #2934 to see the company’s complete line of surface treating solutions. Enercon’s range of equipment for the converting and extruding industries include corona, atmospheric plasma, flame and ozone treaters. Featured technologies include the new Compak 9000 power generator and High Definition Corona.
Attendees are encouraged to try out the new Compak 9000 touch screen display. The design saves converters and extruders time and money with installation while providing advanced corona treating process control. Standard options include watt density control, proportional speed control, station diagnostics and extensive fault logging. Customers also have the ability to customize options such as exhaust blower control and single button system start-up.
Enercon’s High Definition corona, the “H” system, creates higher dyne levels, superior adhesion and a larger operating window than ordinary corona generating systems. High Definition Corona is produced by specially constructed ceramic electrodes optimized for use with a proprietary ceramic blend roll covering.
Adhesives, gravure and flexo inks take center stage at Toyo Ink boothAt Toyo Ink’s booth, #5101, attendees will see how retort flexible packaging has been perfected for eco-friendly food applications that can conserve natural resources and energy while reducing waste. Toyo’s line of adhesives and inks suit these purposes.
The company’s line of gravure lamination inks, branded LioValue and AquaEcol, leverage sustainability and performance advantages. Both toluene- and MEK-free, LioValue is suited for general purpose flexible packaging through boil and retort packaging and provides excellent lamination on a range of plastic films, particularly transparent barrier films. Water-based AquaEcol prints on an array of substrates for flexible packaging, including OPP, PET, nylon and PVDC-coated film.
Toyo’s flexographic inks, branded IroFlex and AquaLiona, offer superior printability, high strength lamination and can be printed on various types of film, such as OPP, PET and nylon. IroFlex solvent-type flexographic lamination inks easily stand up to press speeds of 900 to 1,200 feet per minute. AquaLiona inks deliver reliable image quality for snack packaging and are formulated for high resolution images.
Toyo’s DynaGrand series of high-performance, highly durable laminating adhesives for film and foil in food or industrial purposes is heat, moisture, acidity, and alkali resistant enough to be used outdoors.
Toyo Ink Mfg. America
Totani showcasing myriad bag, pouch structuresTotani Corp. has been exhibiting at Pack Expo shows continuously since 1984 and selling pouch machines for more than 50 years. Totani is continuing the tradition of being an industry pioneer and one of the world’s top preformed pouch machine manufacturers by bringing the popular Stand-Up Pouch machine to Pack Expo 2009 with a new, lower cost, Quad Seal Bag making system.
The Totani CT-60D combination machine provides advantages for entry-level converters with an overall lower cost machine that can provide more pouch opportunities and the ability to quickly react to market needs. For existing pouch producers, Totani’s CT-60D combination machine can give more capability and flexibility in production planning.
In addition, Totani will be demonstrating the Stand-Up Pouch with a Zip-Pak Slider system. Various style bag and pouch samples from around the world, including Box Pouch, will be showcased in the booth. Visit Totani America and Totani Corp. at Booth #5656 for all your pre-formed pouch machine needs.