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August 12, 2020 - Flexible Packaging

Redesign: The First Step in Sustainable Packaging

It is impossible to talk about sustainable packaging without talking about the whole waste hierarchy, which is the responsible management of resources related to the three Rs: Reduce, Reuse and Recycle. Yet the most important of these efforts isn’t even in the three Rs we learned as children – prevention, via redesign, has to come …

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August 11, 2020 - Automotive

How is the Automotive Aftermarket Changing?

According to McKinsey & Company, the automotive aftermarket is undergoing significant changes. Aftermarket suppliers should take note to stay up to date. Rising Technological Innovations Historically, the majority of aftermarket sales have been for wear-and-tear and crash-related parts. However, as cars are now manufactured with enhanced quality and increased safety features, such as advanced sensors, …

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Arkema, Bostik’s Parent Company, to Acquire Fixatti

Arkema has announced its proposed, fourth quarter acquisition of Fixatti, a company that specializes in high-performance, environmentally-friendly, thermobonding adhesive powders. This acquisition will enable Bostik to strengthen its global offering of hot melt adhesive solutions and address bonding challenges for the construction, technical coating, battery, automotive and textile printing markets.  With a presence in six …

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6 Easy Hot Melt Tank Preventive Maintenance Tips

Hot melt adhesives offer versatility, robustness, durability and flexibility. As a result, they are a common go-to adhesive choice for many applications. However, if not properly maintained, they can cause manufacturing issues and downtime. Follow these preventive maintenance steps to avoid hot melt tank problems before they happen. When using a melt tank, periodically verify …

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