G Prime LLC

Flexible Packaging Consultancy


  • Primers for Extrusion Coating, 2020 AIMCAL R2R Conference Proceedings, honorable mention for best paper
  • Using Digital Printing Technology to Manufacture Flexible Packaging, 2018 SPE FlexPacCon(r) Conference Proceedings
  • High Gas Barrier Coatings on Polyester Film, 2016 TAPPI PLACE Conference Proceedings
  • Bridging the Gap Between Water Based Heat Seal Coatings and Extrusion Coated Polyethylene Sealants, 2014 AIMCAL European Technical Conference Proceedings
  • Advances in Aqueous Heat Seal Coatings for Flexible Packaging, 2014 TAPPI PLACE Conference Proceedings, 2014 CETEA Conference Proceedings (Brazil)
  • Aqueous Coatings for Flexible Packaging  2014 Thai Packaging Association (Thailand)
  • Water Based Primers for Enhancing Oxygen Barrier and Metal Adhesion, 2012 TAPPI PLACE Conference Proceedings
  • A Comparison of Aqueous Primers for Anchoring Vacuum Deposited Aluminum to Film Substrates, 2012 AIMCAL European Conference Proceedings
  • A High Performance Primer for Extrusion Coating at Low Temperatures,  2010 TAPPI PLACE Conference Proceedings
  • Primerless Heat Seal Coatings for Film Substrates,  2008 AIMCAL Fall Technical Conference Proceedings
  • Balancing Slip and Coefficient of Friction in a Heat Seal Coating, 2008 TAPPI PLACE Conference Proceedings
  • New Extrusion Coating Primers for Achieving EVA Adhesion to Film and Aluminum Foil Substrates. 2005 TAPPI European PLACE Conference Proceedings
  • Chemical Primers as Surface Modifiers for Film Substrates. 2005 PSTC Conference Proceedings
  • How to Achieve High Bond Strength and Low Oxygen Transmission Rates with a Chemical Primer. 2003 TAPPI European PLACE Conference Proceedings, winner of best paper award
  • Book review: Critical Thinking in Converting… A Guide to Industrial Problem Solving Paper Film and Foil Converter 2002
  • An Aqueous Coating that Contributes Barrier. 2002 AIMCAL Fall Technical Conference Proceedings
  • Water Based Primers for Extrusion Coating onto Metal Substrates. 2002 TAPPI PLACE Conference Proceedings
  • Aqueous Priming as a Surface Pretreatment for Adhesion. 2001 AIMCAL Fall Technical Conference Proceedings
  • Flexible Packaging Case Studies: An Interactive Workshop 2001 PLC Conference (best session award)
  • Primers for Prime Adhesion. Clemson University Food Packaging Design 2000 Proceedings
  • A New Aluminum Foil Primer for Extrusion Coating. 1998 TAPPI PLC Conference Proceedings
  • Aqueous Chemical Primers for Extrusion Coating. 1996 TAPPI Cast and Blown Film Symposium Proceedings (UK) (honorable mention for best paper and presentation)
  • EAA Dispersions Modified for Enhanced Adhesion. 1994 TAPPI PLC Conference Proceedings
  • A Development in Barrier Coating. 1992 TAPPI PLC European Conference Proceedings and 1991 TAPPI PLC Conference Proceedings (honorable mention for best paper and presentation)

US Patent 5,196,469  Ethylene/Vinyl Alcohol Coatings for Oxygen Barrier