A new energy management service will help Berry Plastics meet its utility and waste reduction goals.
January 4, 2016
Berry Plastics Group Inc. has selected Ecova, an energy and sustainability management company, to provide services that will assist in reducing its waste generation and consumption of electricity, natural gas, and water.
Customizing adhesive formulas allows customer needs to drive innovation. As the number of adhesive-using industries grows, the variety of uses for hot-melt solutions is expanding to the point where there is not a one-size-fits-all formula for any industry.
The U.S. is the world’s largest specialty chemicals market, estimated at $208 billion. As a subsector of this market, the coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers (CASE) markets accounted for over half, or $107 billion, in 2014.
The production of both insulating glass and curtain walls incorporates bonding and sealing steps that use multi-component adhesives. The success of these bonding and sealing steps depends on proper mixing and accurate, on-ratio dispensing of the adhesive components.