Alpharetta, GA, USA
* Neenah has announced the release of Dispersa Dissolvable Paper, a water-soluble paper that dissolves completely and rapidly in water. Dispersa addresses key market needs dictated by an increased focus on environmental awareness, industrial and consumer safety and convenience. It is 100% dispersible in water in seconds or minutes, depending on conditions, and suitable for flexographic, laser and inkjet printing technologies.The paper has dry strength properties that allow it to withstand the converting processes but still dissolve when exposed to water. Applications include food rotation labels for reusable food containers in commercial kitchens and beat scalable pouches for safer handling of hazardous substances. 678-566-6500, www.ncenah.com
Des Moines, IA, USA
* Siegwerk Environmental Inks, a manufacturer of inks and coatings, has announced its release of the latest version of FastMatch 2017. FastMatch is a web-based color management software program that provides accurate ink formulations. It is available for water-based and UV inks, and can utilize the customer's preferred substrate. Colors chosen for matching can be digital Pantone references or scanned in from physical samples.
MEDICAL AND HEALTHCARE ADHESIVE
Mills River, NC, USA
* UPM Raflatac has further expanded its range of guaranteed, globally available, and compliant pharmaceutical and healthcare label materials for the medical device and healthcare industries. The new RPMD (Raflatac Permanent Medical Device) adhesive range includes labeling solutions for drug/device combination products like insulin pens, auto-injectors and inhalers, as well as blood donation labeling, sterilization pouches for medical devices, and infusion bags and bottles. Combining selected paper and film face materials with an RPMD adhesive ensures excellent adhesion with a tight mandrel bold on glass and plastic, as well as sterilization resistance and migration safety--both common requirements in medical device and healthcare labeling.
DIGITAL LABEL FINISHER
Chanhassen, MN, USA
* Afinia Label has released the DLF-220L Digital Label Finisher. The DLF-220L allows companies the freedom to produce full-color, laminated labels, in custom shapes and sizes, on-demand, for just-in-time manufacturing. This all-in-one machine can laminate, contour cut...