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August 30, 2016 - Rigid Packaging

The Problem with Packaging Pop-Opens and Bostik’s Solution

In a recent blog, we looked at troubleshooting common hot melt adhesive and equipment problems, such as charring and stringing. Now let’s take a closer look at the issue of pop-opens and Bostik’s solution. What are Pop-Opens? Pop-opens occur when a case or carton is not properly sealed after compression, and the box flaps quite …

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June 15, 2016 - Rigid Packaging Tape & Label

Drones for Package Deliveries, What it Means for the Packaging Market

According to Flexport, executives at Google Wing claim they will deliver packages via drone in upcoming years. Additionally, Amazon stated that it, too, will soon packages to people’s doorsteps by automated drones – in as little as 30 minutes. Since it seems that drone delivery is quickly becoming a reality, let’s take a look at …

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4 Ways Polyolefin Adhesives are the Smart Choice

Bostik’s adhesives are manufactured using nine different types of chemistries, including polyolefin. Each of these chemistries possess four key qualities that make them the smart choice. Find out why polyolefin adhesives in particular are efficient, fast, safe and high-performing. For more ways Bostik makes adhesives “smart”, visit our recent blog post.

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June 13, 2016 - Rigid Packaging

How Corrugated Packaging Market Changes Impact Adhesives: The Challenges and the Bostik Solution

In a recent blog, we discussed the latest trends in the corrugated packaging market. These include addressing environmental concerns, “rightweighting” and the shift to online shopping. Now, let’s take a look at how certain changes in the corrugated packaging market impact adhesives. Shorter Paper Pulp Fibers  The average corrugated box consists of 47% of recycled …

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