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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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Video: What’s Happening in the Packaging Industry?

Sustainability is huge in the packaging industry, especially as consumers pressure manufacturers to consider package’s end of life. This video details the difference between two key sustainable packaging terms, biodegradable and compostable, and why these terms are gaining importance. To learn more about sustainable packaging and making it a reality for you, check out this …

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July 27, 2020 - Rigid Packaging

Video: How Switching Hot Melt Adhesives Can be Easy

Switching hot melt adhesives is often avoided due to costly downtime. However, what if it was easy and enabled you to switch to a better product? Find out how in this short video!

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