Avery Dennison reports that the site is designed for everyone from engineers to buyers in companies that manufacture pressure-sensitive products used in automotive, building and construction, electronics, general industrial, graphics and signage, labels and packaging, and medical applications.
April 28, 2020
Avery Dennison Performance Polymers has launched a more dynamic website with enhanced functionality and improved product selection and search features.
BioPreferred adhesives must use bio-based and renewable components instead of petroleum-based components.
April 23, 2020
Mactac recently announced its recognition as the first pressure-sensitive adhesive manufacturer to have products listed in the BioPreferred program established by the U.S. Department of Agriculture (USDA).
Epoxy silanes like GLYMO and GLYEO are adhesion promoters used in food packaging, but safety issues have prompted the development of new alternatives.
April 21, 2020
Consumers expect the food industry to provide safe products that comply with the latest regulations. FEICA, the Association of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry, recommends avoiding the use of epoxy silanes in food contact applications, and the European Union is expected to set new limits during the course of this year. These limits will require complex testing methods that lead to challenges for converters and packaging manufacturers.
Products range in use from materials for face masks and protective healthcare apparel to packaging for food preservation and disinfecting products, many of which have seen a demand surge in the fight against COVID-19.
April 3, 2020
Berry Global Group, Inc. recently announced that it has advanced its investment in an additional specialty meltblown asset to produce high-efficiency filtration media serving the EMEIA markets.
Pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) continue to gain traction in the broad category of packaging. PSAs are rapidly changing the way goods are packaged and delivered to consumers in traditional retail and via ecommerce.
I profoundly hope that you are reading this issue of ASI in good health and from the safety of your own home. The last few weeks have seen an unprecedented global response to the threat of COVID-19—from school, restaurant, and facility closings to innumerable event postponements and cancellations.