January 13, 2019 - Assembly

What to Know About Mattress Hot Melt Adhesive Application Methods

In a recent blog, we discussed mattress assembly market trends and how adhesives are adapting. This included insight into faster production speeds to meet rising consumer demands in particular. As hot melt adhesives offer fast set speeds, manufacturers are starting to use them more in the assembly process. These solutions help keep production lines running …

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January 11, 2019 - Tape & Label

Hot Melt vs. Water-Based Pressure Sensitive Adhesives for Tapes and Labels 

A converter’s available coating methods often determine the type of pressure sensitive adhesive for tape and label construction However, it’s important to understand the technologies’ advantages and fit within the market to ensure desired end-use performance. Take a look at two prominent types of pressure sensitive adhesives and why they are ideal for many tape …

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January 8, 2019 - Automotive

How Web Adhesives Aid in Vehicle Electrical Component Attachment

As vehicle electrical components see increasing application in car designs, it’s important for OEMs and tier suppliers to use proper materials in their attachment. Find out how web adhesives aid in the attachment of electrical components for dashboard screens, speakers and under the hood applications. Reduced Vibration Web adhesives offer high elongation, which aids in …

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January 7, 2019 - General Transportation

Electric Bus Market Growth and Potential Challenges

E In a recent blog post, we discussed three trends shaping electric vehicle manufacturing. However, the automotive market isn’t the only transportation sector focusing on electric. In fact, electric buses have been experiencing a growth rate of greater than 100% since 2013, according to Mckinsey & Company. Find out why electric buses are the fastest …

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