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Hot Melt Drum Unloader Preventive Maintenance Tips

In a recent blog post, we discussed certain preventive maintenance tips for keeping hot melt adhesive tanks operating smoothly. Now, take a look at the following hot melt drum unloader tips to further enhance your operational efficiencies. Hot Melt Drum Unloader Tip #1 Periodically check the platen seal ring for wear, and replace it if …

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3 Things to Consider When Switching Adhesives in Hot Melt Tanks

In a recent blog post, we detailed certain hot melt tank preventive maintenance tips to help avoid costly equipment issues and downtime. Now, take a look at the following considerations for switching adhesives to keep hot melt tanks running efficiently and effectively. Always Consult Your Adhesive Supplier First Often, production plants switch from using one …

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November 21, 2019 - Flexible Packaging

How Can Flexible Packaging Reduce Your Environmental Footprint?

As the push for sustainability grows, manufacturers look to reduce their environmental footprint. Consider how manufacturing flexible packaging can help reduce your plant’s impact and meet sustainability goals. Flexible Packaging Uses Less Materials Flexible packaging requires less material overall than other packaging options. For example, according to FTA, only 2.5 pounds of flexible packaging material …

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November 7, 2019 - Flexible Packaging Rigid Packaging

3 Ways to Use Packaging to Boost Product Sales

As consumer preference for modern, convenient and sustainable packaging grows, the influence a product’s packaging has in determining purchasing decisions does as well. Therefore, it’s important for engineers, converters and brand owners to ensure their chosen packaging materials and designs resonate with consumers. Here are three considerations to make to boost product sales. Use the …

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