For years, pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) have been creating new opportunities for improved production processes in the automotive and transportation markets. According to the Adhesive and Sealant Council Inc., one of the first uses of acrylic PSA tapes in the automotive market came about in the 1960s as a solution for replacing mechanical fasteners to attach vehicle trim, thus improving corrosion resistance.*
As the function of labeling continues to grow in importance in today’s global supply chain, many companies are searching for labeling processes that work hand in hand with their supply chain strategy. These companies recognize that labeling has becoming a mission-critical component in their supply chain as they continue to expand globally.
Technology is evolving rapidly—not only in the adhesive dispensing world, but in all of manufacturing—to meet ever-changing customer demands. New products launch more frequently than in the past, bringing new features and advanced controls to the market every few years.