Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives (PSAs)

FLEXCON: PVDC-Coated Film

OptiFLEX® Reseal™ barrier clear is a new PVDC-coated film that can serve as a barrier against moisture to maintain food freshness and the moistness of wet wipe products.
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Royal Adhesives Acquires Advanced Polymers International

Royal Adhesives & Sealants LLC recently announced the completion of its acquisition of the assets of Advanced Polymers International (API).
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HENKEL: Hot-Melt Adhesive

Technomelt AS 3126 is a new hot melt that can reportedly be used to fix folds in filters.
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Case Study: Product Switch Eliminates Tape Lifting Concerns

A double-coated film tape delivers against high performance expectations.

Based in Yadkinville, N.C., Diversified Foam Inc. has been in the foam fabrication business for over 31 years.


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Understanding Solvent Acrylic Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Systems

Solvent acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesives provide multiple performance benefits when compared to other adhesives categories.

In recent decades, pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) technology has evolved exponentially to offer converters more choices than ever to meet their application needs.


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Editor's Memo: New Year, New Look for Adhesives & Sealants Industry

Happy New Year to everyone in the adhesives, sealants and coatings industries!

Happy New Year, everyone! For many companies in the adhesives and sealants industry, 2014 was a year of renewed optimism.


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FLEXCON: Pressure-Sensitive Films

This company has announced the newest in its DPM® series of pressure-sensitive films designed for durable product marking.
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FRANKLIN ADHESIVES AND POLYMERS: Reformulated PSAs

This company has reportedly reformulated two of its core pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) into significantly higher performing products.
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Valfilm Purchases Dow Films Plant

Valfilm North America Inc. recently announced the close of the purchase of The Dow Chemical Co.’s Polyolefin Films plant in Findlay, Ohio.
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H.B. Fuller Adhesive Receives Innovation Award

H.B. Fuller recently announced that its leading core adhesive, CHM-1088ZP, has received the inaugural OUTLOOK Asia Award.
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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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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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