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Industry 4.0 and Bostik’s Response

In recent years, “Industry 4.0” has become more than just a trend. As it quickly reshapes the manufacturing landscape across markets, it’s important to understand the impact it can have on your company and Bostik’s response. What Constitutes Industry 4.0? As cited in Forbes Magazine, it uses cyber-physical systems to monitor factory processes and make decentralized decisions. …

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HMAs vs. HMPSAs: Understand the Difference

Hot melt adhesives (HMAs) and hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives (HMPSAs) are two common types of adhesive technologies for a range of markets and applications. Learn about their distinctions to better understand which one to choose for your needs.  HMAs: These adhesives are 100% solid solutions that form a bond as they cool. Generally thermoplastic, HMAs …

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July 13, 2018 - Assembly

Two Mattress Assembly Equipment Changes

According to Transparency Market Research, the global mattress market is forecast to reach $43.43 billion by 2024. With growth due in large part to shifting consumer preferences, economy improvements and the rising hospitality industry, manufacturers must adapt production lines to meet new demands. Gain insight into two of these changes likely to come and their …

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How to Increase Substrate Surface Energy

As discussed in a recent blog, low energy substrates are gaining popularity in many manufacturing processes. These substrates offer benefits, such as durability, flexibility and cost effectiveness. Yet while adhesives have been adapting to challenges that low surface energy poses, these substrates also can adjust. Take a look at certain ways to increase their surface …

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