Articles Tagged with ''labels''

Rubber-Based Hot-Melt Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

Rubber-based hot melts show great promise for a wide range of applications in both tapes and labels.
By Nathan Tuttle
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The choice of elastomers based on styrene block copolymer (SBC) technology for tapes and labels has traditionally been split between solvent and hot-melt systems.


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Nashville Welcomes the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council's Tape Summit 2014

Pressure-sensitive adhesive professionals from around the world will convene April 28-May 2 for this key tape industry event.
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This spring, suppliers, manufacturers and other tape industry professionals will convene at the Gaylord Opryland Resort and Convention Center in Nashville, Tenn., for the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) Tape Summit 2014.


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Multiple Factors Contribute to Increasing Global Demand for Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

The global PSA market is expected to reach $8.4 billion by 2018.
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The increasing need for weight reduction of end-user products, high bonding solutions, sustainable developments, growing tape demand, rising GDP and purchasing power, are all expected to drive the global pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSA) market to $8.4 billion by 2018.


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Previewing the Adhesive and Sealant Council's Spring Convention and Expo

The event will provide attendees with an in-depth look at major trends and research in the adhesives and sealants industry.
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The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) Spring Convention and Expo will welcome hundreds of visitors from around the world for the 2014 event, which will be held April 28-30 at the Hyatt Regency Grand Cypress in Orlando, Fla.


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Lignin in the Laboratory

The use of lignin could bring about a green, cost-effective way to develop adhesives and sealants.
By Dale Mitchell
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A new source of lignin has been developed that produces a consistent quality for commercial quantities.


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Dibenzoate Plasticizers in Waterborne Acrylic PSAs

New blends of dibenzoates have recently been introduced for adhesives and other applications.
By William Arendt, Marianne M. Conner, and Emily McBride
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Plasticizers are normally used in polymeric systems to soften or to improve the processability of a composition.


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Top 5 News that Sticks

New SBC Company is Top News

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
By Susan Sutton
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Last week, readers were most interested in an announcement regarding a new styrenic block copolymer (SBC) company.


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FLEXcon Announces Partnership with Standard Register

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FLEXcon recently announced it has been selected by Standard Register to provide materials for an on-demand labeling solution.
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ETI Converting Equipment Receives Linerless Labels Patent

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Montreal-based ETI Converting Equipment recently announced it has received a patent (number 2,788,206) to apply self-adhesive linerless labels.
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Transposable Adhesives: Acrylic Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives with Reactive Components

This paper was awarded the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council’s 2013 Carl A. Dahlquist Award for Best Technical Paper.
By Kyle R. Heimbach
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Pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) have been an integral part of many industries that require the bonding of two or more materials.


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Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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