Cosmo Films, a provider of specialty films for flexible packaging, lamination and labeling applications as well as synthetic paper, has installed a new solvent-less lamination machine at its Karjan plant, Vadodara.
The new machine has been commissioned at company’s existing facility at Karjan, near Vadodara, India which already houses BOPP lines, extrusion coating & chemical coating lines and a metalizer.The installed machine is a Nordmeccanica product which is 1.8 meter wide and can run up to 450m/min speed. The machine can produce multilayer film laminates as thick as 450 microns, explains the company. The laminate is suitable for a combination of different materials such as PP, PET, PE, Nylon, Aluminium foil or Paper. A dedicated sheet cutter of the same width has also been installed next to the machine to process its output, it explains.
As the machine can laminate structures as thick as 450 microns, it would help the company serve customers requiring thick film laminates. Some of the applications areas of thick laminates include graphic arts, baggage tags, retort & stand-up pouches, high-strength hanging labels, aseptic boxes & luncheon trays, composites for construction & auto-segment etc. The machine could also help company with the R&D testing during new product development process.
“Solvent less lamination machine is the latest addition to our R&D portfolio; also available for our customers having thick lamination needs. Moreover, solvent less lamination being an eco-friendly process with no emissions and low energy demands would also help us with our sustainability goals,” says Pankaj Poddar, Cosmo Films CEO.
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