Articles Tagged with ''hot melts''

Dow Elastomers to Present Papers at FEICA

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Dow Elastomers, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., recently announced it will address key industry trends and hot-melt adhesive (HMA) solutions during the FEICA 2014 European Adhesive & Sealant Conference and EXPO.
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"Boring" Boron and Adhesives

Boron plays an important role in the formulation of adhesives.
By Arun K. Chattopadhyay
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Considering the massive market size of adhesives and their importance in almost all sectors of materials and applications, boron likely plays a small yet definitive role in the adhesives industry.


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Advancing Adhesives: Hot-Melt Adhesives are Packed to Perfection

What's old is new again with new packaging for hot-melt adhesives.
By André Ebbers
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The expression “old wine in new bottles” refers to dressing an old, well-worn idea in new garb.


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Program Highlights for the ASC Spring 2014 Convention and Expo

The Adhesive and Sealant Council Spring Convention and Expo is welcoming hundreds of visitors from around the world.
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We invite you to take a look at these Program Highlights for the three-day event, and we hope to see you there!
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Emerging Hot-Melt Technologies for Package and Container Sealing

New technology has eliminated many of the drawbacks of the previous generation of hot-melt adhesive equipment.
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Package and container sealing is a key component of today’s complex manufacturing processes. Manufacturers require a system that quickly delivers consistently applied adhesive while fitting into streamlined packaging lines. Many companies turn to hot-melt adhesive delivery systems for their packaging needs.


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Focus On: Adhesive Suppliers and Manufacturers Make Strides in Serving the Packaging Sector

A key requirement of any leading adhesive company is not only to meet customers' needs but to predict them.
By Steve Ringsdore
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From the first recorded use of industrial adhesives during the time of the pharaohs in Egypt until today, our industry has had two consistent driving forces: the changing needs of the industries we serve, and the innovation necessary to meet those needs.


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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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Nordson Opens Shanghai Technical Center

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Nordson Corp. recently announced the opening of a new 2,000-sq-m technical center in Shanghai.
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New Huntsman Facility in Shanghai Draws Most Interest

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings 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 news from Huntsman regarding a new Shanghai facility.


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MAPEI Rebranding Effort is Top News

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings 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 MAPEI’s rebranding efforts.
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