Articles Tagged with ''adhesives in packaging''

Strategic Solutions: State-of-the-Industry Report

Recovery in the U.S. continues on solid footing, with the construction sector finally showing solid signs of growth.

2013 can only be characterized as the first year in the recent past where all was quiet on the front lines of the adhesives and sealants industry—especially as compared to the significant volatility the industry has been experiencing since the beginning of the 2008 recession.


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Facility Improvements Planned for Dow Performance Plastics

Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., recently announced a series of planned improvements.
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EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO.: Non-Phthalate Plasticizer

Eastman Versafix™ plasticizer is designed for water-based adhesives and reportedly can offer the optimal balance of functionality and value.
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Celanese Brand Reorganization Tops the List

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.

Last week, readers were most interested in the simplification of Celanese’s brand structure.


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Berry Plastics Announces Executive Appointments

Berry Plastics Group Inc. recently announced that it has appointed William J. (Bill) Norman to the position of president of its Rigid Open Top Division, and G. Adam Unfried to the role of executive vice president of Strategic Planning.
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Acquisition in Packaging Sector is Top News

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.

News of an acquisition and a divestment by Berry Plastics drew the most interest last week.


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H.B. Fuller’s New North American Packaging Center is of Major Interest

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.

H.B. Fuller’s announcement regarding a new North American customer-focused packaging center was big news last week.


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H.B. FULLER CO.: Hot-Melt Adhesive

This company has released Advantra Encore™ 4000, a proprietary polymer technology for case and carton sealing.
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H.B. Fuller to Open Packaging Center of Excellence

H.B. Fuller Co. recently announced plans to open a Packaging Center of Excellence in North America.
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Aligning Adhesive Price and Performance

Knowing a few basic distinctions among adhesives could help manufacturers save money and extend the life of their products.

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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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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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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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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