TC Transcontinental Packaging is adding two Windmoeller & Hoelscher VAREX II blown film lines, including one barrier line for its Whitby, Ontario plant. These new lines will support TC Transcontinental Packaging's growth in multilayer barrier films in North America and are scheduled to start up in the fall of 2019.
We sat down and discussed extruding equipment with Rick Keller from Davis-Standard, LLC, Dave Nunes from Hosokawa Alpine American, Inc., and Sebastian Huennefeld from W&H. What follows are the excerpts from that discussion.
Flexible Packaging recently caught up with Gary Hughes, president and CEO of Brampton Engineering (BE), for a discussion ranging from sustainability in extrusion to current concerns about blown film equipment.
From Green Bay, Wisconsin, to Orlando, Florida, there are three crucial trade shows happening that are relevant to converters and printers of flexible packaging. Here’s an overview of Converters Expo, FTA Annual Forum/InfoFlex and NPE.
With the return of NPE, held once every three years, in addition to spring mainstays in Converters Expo and FTA Annual Forum/InfoFlex, printers and converters have a lot to keep up with this year. Here’s a closer look at the three upcoming events.
We sat down and discussed extrusion equipment with Dave Nunes- Hosokawa Alpine American, Anthony Michael Caprioli- Macchi SPA, Vijay Shankar- Mamata Extrusion Systems Pvt. Ltd., Scott Mellen- Pearl Technologies, and Sebastian Huennefeld- Windmoeller & Hoelscher.
In the March installment of Roundtable, we sit down with John P. Christiano,Vice President, Technology at Davis-Standard LLC, Laurent Cros, CEO for Pearl Technologies Inc., Andy Christie, Managing Director at SAM North America LLC, Mike Andrews, Process Technology and Application Development, Extrusion Systems at Windmoeller & Hoelscher Corp., Steve DeSpain, Vice President, for Reifenhauser Inc., Jim Campbell, Vice President of Sales at Hosokawa Alpine American Inc., and Vijay Shankar, Vice President for Mamata Extrusion Systems Pvt. Ltd.
In the Jan/Feb installment of Roundtable, we sit down with Eric Smith, Vice President of Technology for Charter NEX and Eric Bender, Market Development Manager, New Platforms for Jindal Films Americas.