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Steve Rosenberg and Jim Woller join Dura-Fibre’s growing laminated substrates sales team as account representatives

In order to manage Dura-Fibre’s customer relationships and business development, Steve Rosenberg and Jim Woller have been hired as account representatives, serving instrumental roles in expanding the laminated substrates business through development of targeted outreach, forecasting, and relationship management.
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Smart Planet Technologies and Printwinner announce sustainability breakthrough with commercial availability of paper cups with EarthCoating

Smart Planet Technologies, Inc., sustainable packaging materials producer, and Printwinner, a printing and packaging distribution company, have announced commercial availability of paper hot cups using EarthCoating, which achieve success in recyclability testing while reducing plastic content; cups can be ordered through PrintWinner’s website at www.printwinner.com.
Materials Product Brief
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Dow Corning: Silicone release coating for labels

Dow Corning’s Syl-Off Advantage Series of solventless silicone release includes SL 35 Release Modifier, the next generation of controlled release additive technology offers tight release at very low platinum levels with superior stability and shelf life.
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Intertape Polymer: High-quality adhesion paper masking tape

Designed to adhere to water-based and ultra-high slip release agents, SMT1 from Intertape Polymer Group, is a patent-pending paper masking tape coated with a unique silicone adhesive, suitable for applications where traditional masking tapes do not provide proper adhesion.
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AkzoNobel: Eco-friendly barrier coating protects paper

AkzoNobel’s EvCote Water Barrier 3000, which is made from plant-based oils and recycled PET bottles, is a barrier coating that protects paper surfaces against water, grease and moisture, and can be used to protect products used in numerous applications, including corrugated packaging, folding carton board, beverage carrier board, and food service packaging.
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Flint Group: UV LED adhesive products

Flint Group’s EkoCure UV flexo adhesive technologies for UV LED curing in narrow web applications – including pressure sensitive, lamination, and cold foil adhesive – has been developed using specially selected raw materials that match the narrow and targeted wavelength area that is typical for UV LED lamp output.
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MACtac: Adhesive for squeezable film labeling applications

Developed for film labeling applications of squeezable and rigid containers in the health, beauty, food, beverage, and household cleaner industries, MACtac MP880 adhesive is a clear, permanent acrylic with excellent tack and ultimate adhesion.
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Beckhoff: EtherCAT servo terminal

Bekhoff’s new EL7211 servomotor EtherCAT Terminal with integrated resolver interface or with the One Cable Technology (OCT) solution is a complete compact servo drive with an output current of up to 4.5 ARMS at 50 V DC integrated into a space-saving, 24-mm wide terminal housing.
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PHD: Electric actuators in new lead screw version

Designed to provide lower tier performance at a significant cost savings, PHD’s new lower-cost lead screw version of its series of PHD Plus line of electric cylinders and linear slides is now available; in addition to the existing ball screw design, the Series ECV Electric Cylinders, the Series ESK/ESL Electric Thruster Slides, and the Series ESG Electric Gantry Slides are now offered in lead screw designs.
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GE Intelligent Platforms: Software upgrades

In order to provide access to accurate, timely production and process data, GE’s Proficy Mobile Tasks, Proficy HMI/SCADA – iFIX, and Proficy HMI/SCADA – CIMPLICITY have been upgraded, and new capabilities have been added that help users take full advantage of the Industrial Internet.

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