Focuses on functional materials and their product applications, including functional coating and functional film/sheets that realize a variety of functions and capabilities, such as optical, electrical, physical, and chemical properties.
(Held at Tokyo Big Site October 2nd-5th, 2012)
Covers finishing related technologies and quality assurance technologies in high-value converting processes, such as coating (wet and dry), laminating, special printing, and functional film production.
Web Handling, Slitter/Rewinder, Edge Trimmer, Sheeter, Laser Cutter, Punching, Perforator, Splicing, Paper Tube Cutter, Winding Inspection, Packaging System, Clean Technology, Aging, Energy Saving
With the growing demand for smartphones, related component demand has also expanded. On the other hand, LCD-TVs, which were the main FPD technology, are now faced with reducing costs further, even given the expected increase in demand from developing countries. As such, there is a demand for improvement from the stance of both high-value components and mass-produced components. This feature covers the converting technologies and materials playing a critical role in the display field.
Focuses on the latest trends in composite technologies based on laminating together similar types or different types of materials, including resins, film, cloth, metals, glass, and
Precision Laminating Technology, Dry/Vacuum Lamination
Focuses on the packaging materials and latest packaging knowledge being utilized widely in the food, pharmaceutical
and medical equipment, and industrial packaging fields.
Freshness Preservation and Packaging, CO2 Reducing Films and Resins, Smart Packaging, Security Packaging, Total Safety Measures (GMP, HACCP, Clean), Traceability, Oxygen Absorbing Poymer, UV Reduction/Absorption Packaging, Biodegradable Resin/Film, Barrier Film
Exceeding existing boundaries, printing technologies are being used in advanced fields, such as electronics and tissue engineering. This feature focuses on unique examples
of printing applications and the printing methods, materials, and devices used in the field.
Focuses on the latest technological trends in flexo printing used for printing flexible packaging, paper cartons,and labels.
(Held in Dusseldorf, Germany May 3rd-16th, 2012)
Focuses on decorative technology for pursuing unique and high-end impressions, surface decoration / functionalizing methods for granting functions such as barrier, selective transparency, selective absorption, and durability properties, and the related peripheral technologies and analysis technologies.
Offers a preview of and highlights on the 2nd Annual Convertech China Exhibition, to be held in Shanghai between July 11th and 14th, 2012.
Wet coating technologies are used in a range of product development, from the energy field to daily products. This feature covers system hardware and process technology, materials, and knowhow for thin-film and thick-film precision wet coating, as well as for prototype production and mass production.
In the PSA and functional coating fields, UV curing technologies are being used to produce a range of products. This feature focuses on UV curing inks, coating agents, PSA, and curing systems.
UV Curable Resin, UV Curable Ink, UV Curable PSA
With energy shortages following the Great East Japan Earthquake, there has been a rapid need for a shift from conventional energy sources to renewable energy sources, as well as energy reducing technologies. This feature focuses on onverting technologies and components that fulfill specific roles, such as PV, secondary batteries, fuel cells, CO2 reduction, and energy savings.
Energy savings equal profits. This way of thinking is alive and well even in 2012. This feature focuses on energy reducing construction materials and facility systems that effectively reduce energy use in converting plants.
Focuses on the latest technological trends in thin-film forming technologies using dry and wet coating for improving optical, electrical, barrier, and anti-wear functions.
Focuses on manufacturing and forming related technology for webs/sheets and functional sheet, which are the base materials of converting products such as film and nonwoven.
Extrusion, Casting, Porous Sheet, Functional Injection
Focuses on PSA, adhesive, and release technologies used in industrial fields such as flat panel displays, electronic devices, medical equipment, construction materials, and automobiles, as well as related materials, technologies, hardware, products, and functional expression.
Carbon Foot Print (CFP) and carbon offset have been gaining attention. While ISO standardization is still far off, this is a topic critical to the converting industry. This feature focuses on the green coating and supporting materials, energy, devices, and systems that produce environmental impact reducing products.
Focuses on package and seal/label printing and converting technologies including digital, energy saving, printing quality standardization, and environmental technologies.
Convertech Japan 2012/neo functional material 2012/ Printable Electronics 2012/ Eco-cell Battery 2012 preview, which will be held along with nano tech 2012 at Tokyo Big Site between Feb. 15 and 17, 2012.