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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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Modular and Flexible Automated Pail Processing

With the future uncertain, manufacturers look to automation comprising modular subsystems that offer infinitely flexible capabilities.
January 2, 2014

Adhesive and sealant manufacturers continuously strive to invest their available capital budgets on acquiring pail processing equipment that will reliably and efficiently serve their current manufacturing needs, in addition to fulfilling their future requirements.


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Eliminating Common Metering and Dispensing Problems

Dispensing equipment manufacturers are designing end-of-tool metering units to help eliminate errors.
January 2, 2014

As the market continues to push the production of lighter, stronger, and more chemical-resistant epoxies, polyurethanes, and silicones, the importance of using accurate metering and dispensing equipment grows as well.


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Editor's Memo: New Year's Resolutions

Chances are, finding ways to work smarter and faster will be on your list of goals for 2014.
January 2, 2014

The beginning of each calendar year is a great time to take stock of our business and try to make some work-related New Year’s resolutions (aka, goals).


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FISNAR EUROPE: Dispensing Robot

November 19, 2013
Model F9960N is a new multi-tasking robot designed for safe and secure dispensing applications.
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FISNAR: Dispensing Robot

August 12, 2013
A new multi-tasking robot (model F9960N) is now available for dispensing applications ranging from miniature SMT circuit boards to larger PCBs and finished assemblies.
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Focus On: Pumping and Metering Advancements

Adhesives can provide a better bond than welding or mechanical fasteners in many cases.
August 5, 2013

The composites industry is full of interesting technologies and products. In the world of composites, diversity can be seen at every turn.


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Improved Dispensing for Solar Inverters

Automated dispensing can help manufacturers improve quality and lower costs.
August 5, 2013

Automated dispensing of polyurethane (PU) is often superior to manual silicone dispensing in quality and costs.


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Innovative Dispensing Technology for Material Formulators

Technically advanced dispensing systems continue to evolve for the precision formulating of adhesives and sealants.
August 5, 2013

Material formulators continue to define and develop new formulations of epoxies, silicones, polyurethanes, and acrylics for their customers’ product assembly applications.


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FISNAR INC.: Robot Trial Service

June 4, 2013
A free robot trial service from this company can provide an opportunity to first prove an automated dispensing application using a Fisnar robot before purchasing equipment or allocating engineering time to justify an investment.
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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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