Materials Handling/Processing

Articles and news related to the handling and processing of raw materials and chemicals.


Murphy Named Custom Milling & Consulting Sales Manager

Custom Milling & Consulting Inc. recently announced that George Murphy has joined the company as national sales manager.
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Union Tool Marks 70th Anniversary

The Union Tool Corp. recently announced it celebrated its 70th anniversary in 2014.
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ROSS: Bow Tie Dispersers

This company’s bow tie dispersers, also called high-viscosity dispersers, are designed for mixing heavy pastes and viscous liquids.
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Graco Announces Acquisitions

Graco Inc. recently announced it has agreed to acquire the stock of High Pressure Equipment (HiP) for $160 million.
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A Closer Look at Planetary Mixers for Adhesives and Sealants Production

Double planetary mixers are standard workhorses that continue to evolve with the changing needs of the adhesives and sealants industry.

When the first change-can double planetary mixer was introduced in the early 1940s by Charles Ross and Son Company, it quickly became a popular machine for batching heavy paste paints.

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ROSS: Hopper

A new high-efficiency charging hopper is now available for this company’s line of high-shear mixers with solids/liquid injection manifold (SLIM) technology.
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How to Use the Adhesives & Sealants Industry 2015 Buyers' Guide

The Buyers' Guide is divided into five main sections.

Welcome to ASI’s annual Buyers’ Guide, a purchasing and applications resource for raw materials, equipment and services used to manufacture adhesives and sealants, pressure sensitives, and adhesives and sealants products such as tapes and labels.

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MARIS: Extruding Equipment

This company can customize its co-rotating twin-screw extruders according to specific customer requirements, including for the production of hot-melt pressure-sensitive adhesives.
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Dover Realigns Pump Businesses

Dover Corp.’s Fluids Segment recently announced the realignment of its Pumps businesses along product line technologies into three separate operating companies.
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Nordson EFD Expands Japanese Business Collaboration

Nordson EFD, a Nordson company, recently announced a new business collaboration with Unicontrols Co. Ltd.
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ICE USA 2015

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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2015 January

We're covering high-tech applications, mixer technologies, the packaging of adhesives and sealants, and more in our January 2015 issue. Don't 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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