Stephen P. Klump, Nestlé Quality Assurance Center, headlined a special day of presentations on the fast emergence of UV and EB technologies in printing and packaging applications. Klump addressed Nestlé’s Approach to Packaging Safety and Compliance: Nestlé Inks Guidance Document and the Suisse Ordinance on Inks.
The RadTech Emerging Technology Committee recognized innovative companies that utilize UV and EB technologies with the Emerging Technology Awards. UniPixel Inc, The Woodlands, TX, was recognized for conductive film that is manufactured using a low-cost, UV-curable, transparent roll-to-roll process by micro and nano-embossing. Interprint NA, Pittsfield, MA, was honored for EB coatings for decorative laminates on film substrates. And HRL Laboratories LLC, Malibu, CA, was recognized for UV used to make the world’s lightest structure.