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Converters Turn to Slot-Die Coaters to Increase Quality, Reduce Emissions

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Slot-die coating has emerged as a more-efficient and controllable alternative to roll coating and other conventional methods of applying fluids to web substrates.
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Focus On CHEMCENTRAL Streamlines: Its Distribution Strategy

By Karen Kramer
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CHEMCENTRAL has implemented a new operating strategy designed to expand and enhance the company's customer and market force. Termed "Regionalization," this new strategy centralizes support functions into regional business centers while retaining sales and operations at its many distribution sites throughout the country.
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Advances in EB-Curable Adhesives and Coatings for Flexible Packaging

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EB curing offers exciting new possibilities for re-engineering packaging and processes in the flexible-packaging industry. New adhesive and coating technology has been developed and continues to be refined to meet these challenges.
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3M Launches Chub Packaging With Fire-Barrier Caulk

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A breakthrough for caulking and adhesive products, flexible chub packaging reduces packaging-material costs and promotes faster filling-line speeds.
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Reactive, Toughened Acrylic Adhesives Poised for Growth

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Reactive acrylics are well-established structural adhesives in a wide range of industries. Several events indicate that significant growth may be expected for these adhesives.
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Modular, Robotic Dispenser for Small-Scale Work Cells Reduces Payback Time, Builds In Flexibility

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This company manufactured a modular dispensing unit using a small robot and its own dispensing system.
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Honda Installs Seam-Sealing System to Increase Productivity and Flexibility

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When Honda Motor Co. converted its sealing robots, not only were quality and appearance improved, but the company was also able to perform additional sealing at the same cycle time.
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Sealant Helps Windows Withstand Hurricanes

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The cured strength of this specialty sealant far surpasses the strength that could be achieved with other bonding technologies.
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Phase-Two of Atlanta Condo Sealed With Silicones

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Silicone sealants and extruded silicone seals are key weatherproofing components in the new 35-story Mayfair Renaissance Condo project in Atlanta.
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Hydrogenated Styrenic Block Copolymer Offers Benefits for PSAs

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A new, hydrogenated styrene block copolymer provides a good balance of properties for various adhesive applications.
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