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Technologies for underwater pelletizing from GALA

Technologies for underwater pelletizing from GALA

GALA has been the embodiment of innovative technologies in underwater pelletizing and drying for polymer, compounding and masterbatch processing, production and recycling applications for over 60 years. Within the MAAG Group, GALA develops tailored, turnkey underwater...
Increase Productivity with Slitter Rewinder Automation

Increase Productivity with Slitter Rewinder Automation

Converters continually face the pressure of achieving profitability in a competitive marketplace with tight margins. There is also the challenge of addressing market demands, especially in high-growth industries such as flexible packaging. Ensuring optimal equipment...
Choosing Right: Laser Die Cutting Vs. Rotary Die Cutting

Choosing Right: Laser Die Cutting Vs. Rotary Die Cutting

Precision vs. durability? Cost vs. quick run capabilities? When comparing laser die cutting to rotary die cutting, there are a variety of reasons to choose one over the other – and a whole lot of grey area in between.  Let’s take a closer look at what’s right for your...
Machine Engineering to Address the Needs of Emerging Flexible Films

Machine Engineering to Address the Needs of Emerging Flexible Films

As you walk down a grocery store aisle, it seems that everywhere you look – from pet food to snacks to cleaning products – flexible packaging is on display. In fact, the Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) found that flexible packaging is the second largest packaging...
Food and Beverage Manufacturers Pass Higher Costs on to Consumers

Food and Beverage Manufacturers Pass Higher Costs on to Consumers

We all feel this is coming and we thought we would share this blog article from Christopher Doering with fooddrive.com As inflation rages, food and beverage manufacturers pass higher costs on to consumers. Coca-Cola, Nestlé and General Mills are just a few of the CPGs...
Global flex-pack market at $119+ billion in 2020

Global flex-pack market at $119+ billion in 2020

The global flexible-packaging converting market reached a value of $119.3 Billion in 2020, says a new Research & Markets report. Catalyzed by advancements in packaging technology, global demand for flexible-packaging materials is exhibiting strong growth....
Remote Work Ethics

Remote Work Ethics

A lot of us are still working remotely and we thought we would share this article from the Knowledge Groups Newsletter.   The workforce never imagined a collective experiment in remote work, not until during the COVID-19 crisis. While many companies danced around the...
Brand loyalty is changing due to the pandemic

Brand loyalty is changing due to the pandemic

We found this article on fortune.com by Chris Morris and found it interesting so we thought we would share: COVID-19 has already tested our patience, our focus, and our compassion. Now it could be testing our allegiance as well. Two recent studies show that U.S....