Materials

Henkel's Conductive Die Attach Films Enable Leadframe Package Scalability at STMicroelectronics
Adhesives

Henkel's Conductive Die Attach Films Enable Leadframe Package Scalability at STMicroelectronics

Irvine, California - Henkel today announced that it has worked with STMicroelectronics, one of the world's largest semiconductor companies and advanced chip packaging technology developers, to validate the performance of Henkel's Ablestik C100 conductive die attach film materials for production of very small package configurations in a process called ScalPack, which incorporates die with...

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Controls and Controllers

For Sensitive Internal Components, Moisture Is the Enemy

Moisture control technology, critical to the defense, aerospace, electro-optical and many other industries, moves from inside containers to inside the equipment From missiles and munitions to engines, transmissions, cameras, imaging systems and optical guidance systems, moisture has long been the enemy of high-tech equipment during storage, transportation and field usage. Sensitive...

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Miscellaneous Film

DuPont Expands Licensing Agreement with Toppan to Boost Production of Tedlar® PV2400 for Solar Modules

Increases High-Performance Backsheet Availability for Growing Photovoltaic Market WILMINGTON, Del.- DuPont Photovoltaic Fluoromaterials (DuPont) announced it has expanded the rights of a technology license agreement with Toppan Inc. Printing Co. LTD that will double Toppan's immediate supply capability for the full-scale commercial production of DuPont(TM) Tedlar® PV2400 polyvinyl fluoride...

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Kalischatarra, S. de RL de CV Purchases Two Innovative Eriez® P-Rex® Drums to Improve Performance
Magnets

Kalischatarra, S. de RL de CV Purchases Two Innovative Eriez® P-Rex® Drums to Improve Performance

Erie, Pa.- Eriez®, a leading manufacturer to the recycling industry, announces that Chihuahua, Mexico-based Kalischatarra, S. de RL de CV has purchased two Eriez P-Rex® Permanent Rare Earth Drum Magnets to replace two-year-old competitor drums. "This order is a testament to the superiority of P-Rex technology, considering the existing electro-axial drums were not burned-out, but were simply...

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OMAX® Demonstrates Abrasive Waterjet Innovations at EMO 2011
Abrasive Compounds / Media

OMAX® Demonstrates Abrasive Waterjet Innovations at EMO 2011

Kent, Washington, July 19, 2011 - OMAX Corporation will be demonstrating several of its abrasive waterjet systems at EMO 2011 on September 19 - 24 in Hannover, Germany. The company's stand E45 in Hall 15 at the show will feature two abrasive waterjet systems equipped with unique accessories designed to provide manufacturers with significant cost and time savings. One of the systems will be the...

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Blue Colored Acetal targets food industry applications.
Acetal

Blue Colored Acetal targets food industry applications.

Since blue does not widely occur naturally in food chain, TECAFORM® FG Blue was designed so that food equipment components machined from this material will be picked up by optical inspection systems if part breaks during operation. Manufactured from FDA, USDA, and 3A Dairy compliant resin, material is resistant to hot water and most cleaning chemicals. It is used for bushings, rollers, and...

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Packaging Materials

Curwood Honored with 2011 Packaging Association of Canada Awards

Leading Packaging Company in North America Brings Home Gold and Silver at Awards Gala for Innovative Packages. Oshkosh, Wisconsin - Curwood announced today that its Canada Bread Dempster's Oven Fresh par-baked bread package and Olivieri Ovenable Cannelloni package earned gold and silver awards respectively at the Packaging Association of Canada Packaging Competition. The Packaging Competition is...

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Optics

Showa Denko (SDK) Completes Pilot Plant for Heat-Resistant Transparent Film SHORAYALTM

Tokyo - Showa Denko K.K. (SDK) has completed, within the premises of its Oita Complex, a pilot plant for its new heat-resistant and transparent film SHORAYALTM. SDK will start sample shipments for use in displays, including touch screens, and accelerate marketing activities in preparation for the start of full-scale commercial shipments. With the completion of the pilot plant, SDK can supply film...

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Handling Equipment

Davis-Standard Stretch Film Line for Indonesia

(Fulton, N.Y.) - PT Dwi Indah, the parent company of Golden Swan (Singapore), has purchased its first Davis-Standard stretch film line for Indonesia. Slated for shipment the end of September 2011, the line will support the group's diverse offering of plastic packaging films and bags. This is the second Davis-Standard stretch film line purchased by the group. The first line was installed at Golden...

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Bio-Based PLA Compounds offer alternative to PS and PP.
Packaging Materials

Bio-Based PLA Compounds offer alternative to PS and PP.

Featuring bio-based content level of 90%, Terraloy® BP-39070 Series is biodegradable, offering alternative to petrochemical-based resins in applications where sustainability and compostability are critical considerations. Typical grade exhibits heat distortion temperature of 100°C and Izod impact strength of 69 J/m. FDA-compliant compounds replace PS and PP in high-heat thermoformed...

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