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How Adhesives Improve Quality of Life

Adhesives play a significant role in today’s manufacturing. From food packaging to automotive door panels, the world would be very different if it weren’t for adhesives. Let’s take a look at some examples of how adhesives improve the quality of our daily lives. Adhesives Make Ready-to-Eat Meals Possible As consumer lifestyles have shifted, single serving, instant …

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March 9, 2017 - Rigid Packaging

Rigid Packaging Adhesives Market, Smart Adhesives for it

As cited in ASI Magazine, the global rigid packaging adhesives market is expected to reach $18.2 billion by 2021. Let’s look at factors causing this growth and the smart adhesives that can keep up. Increased Consumption of Packaged Food and Consumer Goods As urbanization continues to expand worldwide, people are buying more pre-packaged food and …

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Address Packaging Downtime for a Smoother Running Plant

In a recent blog post, we discussed hot to maintain hot melt adhesive performance during equipment downtime. We also discussed troubleshooting common adhesive problems in order to increase production efficiency and reduce packaging line downtime. These included: Addressing charring and stringing problems Avoiding packaging pop-opens Yet it’s important to understand all potential causes of packaging line …

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February 23, 2017 - Flexible Packaging Rigid Packaging

Understanding EVA (Ethylene Vinyl Acetate) Hot Melt Adhesives

The Ethylene Vinyl Acetate (EVA) market is expected to be worth $9.71 billion by 2020, as cited in Markets and Markets. With high demand in packaging applications especially, using EVA copolymers in chemical formulations offers many advantages. Find out about EVA hot melt adhesives in particular. Using EVAs in Hot Melt Adhesives  With a rubber-like softness …

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