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Case Study: A Thermoplastics Compound Manufacturer is Going to the Next Level

A manufacturer of thermalplastics compounds finds multiple benefits with underwater pelletizing systems and belt dryers.

Founded by the Ghidini family in 1983, Soredi S.p.a. is a manufacturer of thermoplastic compounds based in the northern Italian town of Cologne, a 72-km (45-mile) drive due east from Milan.


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Case Study: A Speedy Solution for Glue Extender Production

A rotary batch mixer helps in the efficient production of wheat flour for glue extenders.

Since 1982, Idaho Milling and Grain has produced wheat flour in a process that involves measuring, milling, and mixing. The industrial-grade wheat flour is then formulated into a glue extender for the wood products industry.


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Mixing and Dispersing Silicones

Proper care during the mixing process ensures that time and energy input is minimized while the utility of the formulation is optimized.

When producing a new adhesive or sealant product, the formulation must first be worked out.


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Emerging Hot-Melt Technologies for Package and Container Sealing

New technology has eliminated many of the drawbacks of the previous generation of hot-melt adhesive equipment.

Package and container sealing is a key component of today’s complex manufacturing processes. Manufacturers require a system that quickly delivers consistently applied adhesive while fitting into streamlined packaging lines. Many companies turn to hot-melt adhesive delivery systems for their packaging needs.


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Focus On: Adhesive Suppliers and Manufacturers Make Strides in Serving the Packaging Sector

A key requirement of any leading adhesive company is not only to meet customers' needs but to predict them.

From the first recorded use of industrial adhesives during the time of the pharaohs in Egypt until today, our industry has had two consistent driving forces: the changing needs of the industries we serve, and the innovation necessary to meet those needs.


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ADVANCING ADHESIVES: Automation Solution

Label stock manufacturer MACtac UK enjoys multiple benefits after installing a new X9 slitter-rewinder.
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CASE STUDY: Improving Yield

Statistical analysis software has helped one manufacturer solve yield and throughput challenges.
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Laser Cutting Technology

State-of-the-art laser cutting systems can consistently cut more intricate designs with tighter tolerances than ever before.
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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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2014 September

Our September issue features articles focusing on high-tech applications and raw materials, as well as a preview of the ASC Fall Convention and Expo. Check it out today!

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Handbook of Sealant Technology

The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

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ASI 2014 Buyers GuideASI's Buyers' Guide

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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