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Industry pros talk automation, new product development, foreign competition at Converting Influence spring meeting


Some of the industry’s hottest topics were on the agenda at last week’s Converting Influence spring meeting, held at Fox Valley Technical College in Appleton, WI. On the trade group’s panel were converters Brett Buratti, business development mgr. with Little … Continue reading

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How flexography will impact UV-LED curing, barrier coatings & printed electronics — and vice versa


The Emerging Trends session at last week’s FTA Forum in San Diego once again hit on the top technologies likely to significantly impact flexographic printing in the years ahead. This Converting Curmudgeon bullet-point review covers the presentations on UV-LED curing … Continue reading

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A global flexible-packaging market SWOT statement to 2016


At the recent ICE USA 2013 in Orlando, UK-based PCI Films Consulting president Simon King (left) offered a traditional SWOT statement in his keynote presentation on the “Global Flexible Packaging Market.“* Dissecting the data he gave, here’s a Converting Curmudgeon … Continue reading

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