Converting/Packaging

ELLSWORTH ADHESIVES EUROPE: 3M VHB Tapes

March 3, 2014
Ellsworth Adhesives Europe now offers 3M’s expanded line of VHB Tape RPXX. The new products will reportedly include five different calipers with both paper and filmic liner variants.
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NORDSON CORP.: Glue Volume Sensor

February 28, 2014
This company has re-released the GD 500 adhesive volume sensor to monitor glue volume in corrugated applications.
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TAPPI Announces 2014 Board of Directors

February 17, 2014
TAPPI recently announced several new members to its Board of Directors.
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FLEXcon Announces Partnership with Standard Register

January 30, 2014
FLEXcon recently announced it has been selected by Standard Register to provide materials for an on-demand labeling solution.
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ETI Converting Equipment Receives Linerless Labels Patent

January 28, 2014
Montreal-based ETI Converting Equipment recently announced it has received a patent (number 2,788,206) to apply self-adhesive linerless labels.
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Mazelin Named Contract Packaging Association Executive Director

January 21, 2014
The Contract Packaging Association (CPA) Board of Directors recently announced it has selected John Mazelin to serve as executive director of the association.
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Berry Plastics to Relocate Manufacturing Equipment

January 17, 2014
Berry Plastics Group Inc. recently announced plans to further optimize production and relocate manufacturing equipment to four of its Indiana manufacturing operations.
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Case Study: Corrugated Converter "Sticks It" to High Costs

An automated gluing system reduces labor by 80% and cuts glue usage by two-thirds.
January 2, 2014

The Gibson Box Co. has produced corrugated pallets, build-ups and other packaging products since 1999, but company President David Gibson would turn back the clock four years if he could.


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FLEXCON: Mounting Adhesive

December 19, 2013
FLEXmount® V-606BK is a black permanent mounting adhesive.
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Guest Blog

A “Sticky Situation” Transformed Into a Valuable Growth Opportunity

The current state of the adhesives industry has transformed over the past few years, with many asking, “Will it ever slow down?”
December 18, 2013

This is an exciting time for R&D team members to work closely with the value chain.


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