Adhesives

Sustainability and the eCommerce Explosion

The simultaneous progression of eCommerce platforms and the rise of their use is placing new demands on the packaging industry.

Shurtape Brand HP 535 Hot Melt Packaging Tape

Shurtape Technologies, LLC introduced the new HP 535 hot melt packaging tape.

Avery Dennison Performance Tapes Releases Bonding Study With Superior Felt & Filtration

Avery Dennison Performance Tapes released the first in a series of bonding studies that make it easier for converters to evaluate the performance of Avery Dennison Core Series™ Portfolio

H.B. Fuller Shares the Newest Adhesive Technology for High-Impact Sustainable Packaging Solutions

H.B. Fuller shared the newest and latest innovative adhesive solutions that can positively affect sustainability across the value chain and facilitate the circularity of the packaging industry.

New H.B. Fuller Flexible Packaging Adhesive Helps Converters Meet Paa Guidelines Faster and Enhance the Food Safety System

H.B. Fuller announced the latest in the series of Flextra® Fast flexible packaging adhesives by introducing a rapid food compliant, two-part universal performance solventless adhesive.

Vived Management Releases the New Hot Tack Tester

The J&B Hottack tester has reportedly helped people get better results in R&D and QC for more than 25 years.

PolyKote Announces New Semi-Stock Offering

PolyKote recently announce that it now has a 3.0 mil Dissolvable label stock on the shelf, ready to slit and ship this new semi-stock offering is produced with a dissolvable adhesive.

HERMA US Introduces Self-adjusting System for High-precision Top Labeling

HERMA US Inc., the subsidiary of HERMA GmbH – a Germany-based provider of labeling machinery and self-adhesive labels and materials to the global packaging marketplace

Spinnaker Coating Shows Growth with GripTight™ and SureLock™ Adhesives

Spinnaker Coating, LLC, is reportedly experiencing renewed growth with its GripTight and SureLock specialty adhesives.

New Wash-Off Adhesive Optimises PET Recycling

The wash-off adhesive for labels 62Rpw  will allow recycling operators to produce high-purity PET pellets that do not contain any detrimental residues – no remains of paper or film labels, and no residual adhesive.

Avery Dennison Performance Tapes Launches Lamination Adhesives Portfolio

Avery Dennison Performance Tapes announced it has launched its Lamination Adhesives Portfolio.

LavishLinen™ Virgin OverLaminate : Nobelus

Nobelus is bringing a new linen film with extreme dimension to market for label and short run flexible packaging applications.

Mission Labels Chooses RotoRepel

Designed to improve die cutting efficiency on substrates that use difficult adhesives and hot melt.

Some Thoughts on the Pressure-Sensitive Industry

Adhesives expert Ingrid Brase offers her last article for Converting Solutions/PFFC with some thoughts on the industry.

Henkel Wins Eco Award from UPM Raflatac

The 2018 Label Life Award honors Henkel for two initiatives promoting sustainability

Mactac Expands UL-Approved Inkjet Portfolio

New label solutions are approved for SCREEN Truepress UV inkjet digital inks

Dow Launches Solvent-Borne Adhesive

ADCOTE HP laminating adhesive is said to offer sustainability, food safety benefits, and high performance

Henkel Expands Adhesive Recycling Program

In partnership with TerraCycle, the company now offers a program for recycling anaerobic and light cure adhesives packaging

Ashland Raises PSA Prices

Natural disasters lead to pressure-sensitive adhesive price increases, company reports

Ashland and Phoseon Report Initiative

A global development initiative between the two companies is expected to create an ease-of-use platform for converters in UV LED

HERMA Adhesive Promises Benefits

HERMAperfectCut 62Xpc multilayer adhesive is said to provide strong tack, high clarity, and increased cohesion

Avery Dennison to Display New Solutions

The company will feature a new hot melt adhesive, FSC certified recycled paper facestock, and the Sensorial Collection at Labelexpo Europe 2017

Mactac Launches Transfer Adhesive

New high-strength XT High Performance Rubber Transfer Adhesive is said to provide customization and application versatility

UPM Raflatac Adhesives Book Is Available

The book details company’s updates range of adhesives and advises customers of how to find the ideal solution

Global Specialty Products Cleaner Is “Green”

OPTIMA 2000 FG Aqueous Cleaner is reported to meet many safety and health standards and to be suited for a number of applications

Mactac Debuts All-Temperature Adhesive

CHILL AT adhesive products are said to adhere quickly at virtually any temperature in a wide variety of label applications

Ashland Announces Price Increases

Company will increase prices on both Arofene and Isogrip adhesives in the Americas

Mactac Reports Clean Adhesive Technology

LV820 solvent-free, low-VOC acrylic adhesive is part of company’s CleanTape industrial tapes product line

Ashland Adhesive Called Safe for Food Packaging

Purelam Safecure A320/B440 solvent-free laminating adhesive is said to provide zero risk of amine migration in flexible packaging

Elevate Packaging Compostable Label Is Certified

PURE Labels, produced with partner Bio4Life, are made with sugarcane fiber, said to offer many environmental benefits

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