Converting/Packaging

Hot-Melt Adhesives 101: A Primer for Users

Hot-melt adhesives are ideal for a variety of applications.

For many people, the glue sticks and glue guns they buy at their local hobby or hardware store are an introduction to hot-melt adhesives—but these products are only a small glimpse of what is possible in the world of hot melts.


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Hooven-Dayton Receives Corporate Plus Membership from NMSDC

Hooven-Dayton Corp. (HDC) recently announced it has received Corporate Plus® designation by the National Minority Supplier Development Council (NMSDC).
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FLEXCON: Topcoated Polypropylene Films

This company has expanded its line of THERMLfilm® NEXgen™ products to offer new top-coated polypropylene films.
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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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Advancing Adhesives: A New Wave of Waterborne Dispersions for Adhesives and Coatings

Water-based polyolefin dispersions offer versatile benefits for coatings and adhesives.

Think artificial turf, personal care items, carpet backing and pizza boxes have nothing in common? Think again.


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MACTAC® PERFORMANCE ADHESIVES GROUP: Packaging Adhesive

This company’s latest adhesive technology that will be featured on MACtac’s squeezable films and polypropylene products.
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MACtac Inks Receive UL Recognition

MACtac® Performance Adhesives Group recently announced it has received Underwriter Laboratories (UL) Recognition for its EFI Jetrion UV digital label inks.
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3M: Case Sealers

A new line of 3M-Matic™ case sealers is available, each designed with interchangeable tape heads (2- and 3-in.) and dual extruded columns.
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Berry Plastics Receives AmeriStar Award

Berry Plastics Group Inc. recently announced it has received a 2014 AmeriStar Award in the Drug and Pharmaceutical category.
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Focus On: Industrial Packaging Goes Green

A new study shows that reusable industrial packaging substantially reduces carbon emissions.

A new lifecycle assessment shows that using reconditioned industrial packaging saves hundreds of millions of pounds of greenhouse gas (GHG) emissions annually in the U.S. and Canada.


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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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