Articles Tagged with ''tapes''

Selecting Adhesives: Converting Every Opportunity into Success

Knowing the basics of converting is helpful when choosing the best adhesive for an application.

Choosing the right adhesive for a specific application is not always simple. Many articles have been devoted to discussing the topic, often focusing on how the end use of a given pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) product should play into the decisions.


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Electron Beam Technology for Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Applications

Ultraviolet and electron beam technology offers many benefits for PSAs, including environmental and application advantages.

Initial reports on the use of ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) technology for pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) began to appear in the late 1960s.


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Eco-Friendly Adhesives for Converting and Packaging

Starch-based adhesives offer a number of benefits in converting and packaging applications.

Packagers and converters are always seeking the most efficient, cost-effective adhesives. Many times, synthetics are not the most reliable solutions. This is especially true in an era when U.S. companies of all types are encouraged to find more environmentally friendly options.


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Henkel to Acquire the Bergquist Co.

Henkel recently announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the Bergquist Co.
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Arkema’s Offer to Purchase Bostik Makes Top News

Last week, readers were most interested in the news that Total received an offer from Arkema to acquire its Bostik affiliate.
This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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MACtac Acquisition Garners Most Interest

Last week, readers were most interested in the sale of MACtac.
This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE COUNCIL: New Website

This association has launched a new educational website dedicated to increasing knowledge regarding pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape usage in a range of industries.
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MACtac Acquired by Private Equity Firm

Bemis Co. Inc. recently announced that it has reached an agreement to sell MACtac to a California-based private equity firm for a purchase price of $170 million.
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SHURTAPE: Duct Tapes

This company has expanded its co-extruded duct tape offering with the ShurGRIP™ line, which features a new adhesive for aggressive stick and dependable performance.
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3M: Chalkboard and Dry Erase Tapes

This company’s new ScotchTM dry erase and chalkboard tapes can reportedly make it possible to write, erase and write again on one piece of tape.
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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

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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2014 October

You won't want to miss our October issue: industry trends from the ASC, converting and packaging, testing, a preview of The Assembly Show, and more!

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Handbook of Sealant Technology

The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

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ASI 2014 Buyers GuideASI's Buyers' Guide

Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 

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