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News of an acquisition and a divestment by Berry Plastics drew the most interest last week.
The global consumption of radiation-cured coatings, inks and adhesives was 868 million lbs in 2012, worth $4,495 million, according to a recent study from Kusumgar, Nerlfi & Growney. The
Carton closure hot-melt packaging adhesives using ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) polymer systems have been used for decades due to their availability, formulation latitude and performance attributes. Packaging adhesive formulations typically contain polymer, tackifier resin and wax.
Converting webs of pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) presents a variety of challenges. The inherent sticky properties of adhesives can be problematic throughout the slitting and rewinding process.
The Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) is a not-for-profit, 60-year old, North American trade association for tape manufacturers and affiliate suppliers, dedicated to helping the industry produce quality pressure sensitive adhesive tape products in the global marketplace.Read More
Following the outstanding success of the last event held in the USA, the 2014 conference will again be held in Cincinnati, OH, USA, and promises to deliver an informative, expert update on this dynamic industry.Read More
The 2014 PLACE Conference is the premier North American event for the flexible packaging industry and will have something for the whole supply chain including suppliers, converters, extruders, retailers, and brand owners.Read More