Articles Tagged with ''adhesives in packaging''

Aligning Adhesive Price and Performance

Knowing a few basic distinctions among adhesives could help manufacturers save money and extend the life of their products.
By Kurt Schramer
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For technical applications that require some form of adhesion, pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) usually offer the best value, given their affordability, ease of use and clean application, when compared to alternative bonding options like mechanical fasteners or liquid adhesives.


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Paperboard and Packaging Adhesives to See High Growth

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The global adhesives for paperboard and packaging market is expected to reach $16.9 billion in 2018.
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Surface Treatment Symposium to Focus on Improving Adhesion

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Plasmatreat recently announced Surface TechDays, a one-day symposium taking place in three locations:  October 1 in Detroit, October 2 in Chicago and October 4 in Minneapolis/St. Paul.
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2013 ASI Top 25

The ASI Top 25 is our exclusive ranking of the top 25 manufacturers of adhesives and sealants.
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This issue of Adhesives & Sealants Industry magazine brings the ASI Top 25, our exclusive ranking of the top 25 manufacturers of adhesives and sealants.


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Editor's Memo: ASI Top 25

The ASI Top 25 ranks the leading worldwide manufacturers of adhesives and sealants by revenue to provide readers with an overview of the top players in the industry.
By Susan Sutton
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Welcome to our second annual ASI Top 25 issue!


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BROOKFIELD ENGINEERING: 90° Peel Fixture

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The new 90° peel fixture is now available for use with this company’s CT3 tester, designed to measure the adhesion force between two materials.
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Strategic Solutions: Macro Outlook for Adhesives and Sealants

For 2013, ChemQuest expects volume to increase slightly.
By A. Todd Muhleman
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Current government austerity policies in the U.S. and Europe appear to be lowering GDP through reduced government spending and increased taxes. At the same time, central banks in developed countries around the world continue efforts to boost economic growth with unprecedented accommodative monetary policies.


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H.B. FULLER CO.: Laminating Adhesive

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Flextra Fast™ SF8700/XR1000 is the latest addition to this company’s line of Flextra fast-laminating adhesives for flexible packaging converting.
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H.B. Fuller Completes Plexbond Quimica S/A Acquisition

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H.B. Fuller Co. recently announced that it has finalized the purchase of Plexbond Quimica S/A.
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Converting to Electron Beam Technology

Interest in EB technology has grown significantly in recent years.
By Karl E. Swanson
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The world continues to embrace initiatives fostering more environmentally friendly “green” processes, and the converting industry is not exempt from this pursuit. All aspects of the converting process are being scrutinized, including the need to make the adhesives and sealants component of converting more environmentally friendly.


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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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