Items Tagged with 'flexible packaging'

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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.
April 1, 2014

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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Market Trends: "Smart" Packaging on the Rise

Active and intelligent packaging demand is expected to grow 8% annually to 2017.
April 1, 2014

Demand for active and intelligent packaging in the U.S. is forecast to expand 8% annually to $3.5 billion in 2017, well above total packaging demand growth.


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Rollers for Adhesive and Coating Processes

The application of adhesives, sealants and coatings requires a range of specialized rollers with specific roll coverings, finishes, and temperature specifications
April 1, 2014

Industrial rollers are used in the manufacturing and processing of almost every material—from paper to coiled steel and plastic packaging to textiles.


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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.
April 1, 2014

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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MICHELMAN: Digital Printing Primers

March 20, 2014
This company’s digital printing primers for HP Indigo and other digital presses are designed to optimize printing results on virtually all substrates.
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Top 5 News that Sticks

Acquisition in Packaging Sector is Top News

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
October 14, 2013

News of an acquisition and a divestment by Berry Plastics drew the most interest last week.


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Berry Plastics Acquires Flexible Plastics and Film Business

October 8, 2013
Berry Plastics Group Inc. recently announced that it has finalized two transactions in support of the company’s strategic initiatives.
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Medical Device Packaging Demand to Increase 5.9% Annually

August 19, 2013
World demand for medical device packaging is projected to increase 5.9% annually to $25.7 billion in 2017, according to a new study.
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H.B. FULLER CO.: Laminating Adhesive

June 19, 2013
Flextra Fast™ SF8700/XR1000 is the latest addition to this company’s line of Flextra fast-laminating adhesives for flexible packaging converting.
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H.B. Fuller Completes Plexbond Quimica S/A Acquisition

June 12, 2013
H.B. Fuller Co. recently announced that it has finalized the purchase of Plexbond Quimica S/A.
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EVENTS

Labelexpo Americas 2014

9/9/14
Donald E. Stephens Convention Center
Rosemont, IL
United States
Labelexpo Americas launched in 1989 and is the largest event for the label and package printing industry in the Americas – with more products, more launches and more live demonstrations! Read More

Additives 201 Packaging Focus webinar: Part 1, Market and Applications

9/17/14
United States
The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) announces its Training Academy schedule for 2014 which will include 14 new program titles that includes a blend of 101/201 training, business trends webinars and value-added regulatory topics. Read More

Additives 201 Packaging Focus webinar: Part 2, Formulation and Evaluation

9/24/14
United States
The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) announces its Training Academy schedule for 2014 which will include 14 new program titles that includes a blend of 101/201 training, business trends webinars and value-added regulatory topics. Read More

ICE USA 2015

2/10/15
OCCC
Orlando, FL
United States

Join several thousand converting professionals from nearly 50 countries who will come together in Orlando, Florida, February 10-12, 2015, to see all the latest converting machinery and technologies on display from over 350 leading suppliers.

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ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

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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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Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

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2014 August

Our August issue includes what is traditionally our most popular article of the year: the ASI Top 25. You won't want to miss it!

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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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