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Sticking With It | Selecting the Right Adhesive for the Job

Creating a new product? Adhesives expert Ingrid Brase offers a handy checklist to guide you through the process.

artimelt AG Is a New Hot Melt Company

Collano, nolax, and Emerell merge their hot melt activities into the new entity

HERMA Offers Resin-Free Adhesive

HERMAsuperTack label adhesive is said to offer resin-free advantages for labels requiring strong initial tack

Sticking With It | Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives 101

Adhesives expert Ingrid Brase provides a nuts and bolts overview of PSAs in her inaugural column, which will focus on making the right adhesive choices.

Dow and Nordmeccanica Collaborate

Hoping to advance developments in flexible packaging technology, the two companies will highlight their collaboration at drupa 2016

Toyochem Acquires Rights to Dow Chemical Adhesives

Company expects the acquisition of Dow’s solvent acrylic adhesives will be an excellent addition to its North American PSA business

Business Forms | New Developments in Passport Manufacture

Australia-based NPA is employing a new system that uses PUR hot melt adhesive and new chip insertion machine

Mokon Offers Heat Transfer Oil Systems

System offers what company says are unique designs for both heating and cooling, said to add energy efficiency, safety, and control

H.B. Fuller to Open Center for Customer Collaboration

The newest Packaging Center of Excellence is expected to offer a full range of adhesives and engineering services for many package and label uses

MAXStick Products Offers Platen Roller

Roller for linerless label printers accommodates hot melt, rubber-based adhesives and works with all of company’s liner-free label products

HERMA Offers New Range of Peel Off Adhesives

HERMAperfectPeel avoids adhesive migration through the label material

Henkel Opens Adhesives Plant in Shanghai

Built to serve customers in emerging Asian markets, the plant is expected to produce an annual output reaching 428,000 metric tons of adhesives

UPM Raflatac Offers Adhesive for Fruit, Vegetable Labels

RH04FG hot melt adhesive, FDA approved for direct contact with fruits and vegetables, is paired with FDA-approved facestock

Henkel Adhesive Has Low Application Temperature

Technomelt Supra 100 Cool, reported to offer sustainability benefits, heat resistance, and cold flexibility, adhesive is suited for food packaging

Aalborg Instruments Announces Start-Stop Pump

The TPV RP peristaltic pump with adjustable RPM is designed to pump liquids of low to high viscosity

Henkel Offers Cellulose Fiber Treatment

Aquence FiberPlus for fiber treatment can be applied by spraying or rolling and is said to make cellulose fibers in tissue soft and skin friendly

Nordson Presents Melters for Process Control

VersaBlue Plus melters are said to optimize material delivery and dispensing for disposable hygiene product manufacturing

Henkel to Share Adhesive Info at ECR Europe

With the conference focusing on food safety in packaging, company will present Technomelt Supra 1000 and Adhesion Low Migration water-based adhesives

H.B. Fuller Adds Next-Gen Water-Based Laminating Adhesives

Adhesives Suit a Range of Food Packaging Performance Needs

New Laminating Adhesives Increase Line Speeds in Food Packaging

Flextra Fast SFA8605 solvent-free and SB7200/XAS2283 solvent-based adhesives increase efficiency

Henkel Offers Clear-on-Clear Acrylic PSA

Expanded portfolio that will be featured at ICE Europe includes Aquence PS 6025 and Duro-Tak 3214 adhesives

Avery Dennison Adhesive Suited for P-S Wine/Champagne Labels

The Aqua Stick Portfolio features Z3338 emulsion adhesive paired with recyclable PET liner

Henkel Laminating Adhesives Help Package Resist Acid

Adhesives Liofol LA 3963-21 and Liofol LA 3643-21 reportedly increase the resistance of food packages to acidic and other aggressive contents

Henkel & DaniMer Form Hot Melt Alliance

Will develop bio-based hot melt adhesives for consumer packaging

NAStar Expands Temporary Adhesive Product Line

MagneTernative is a cost-effective alternative to traditional magnets

H.B. Fuller Adds to Adhesive Line

Solvent-free Flextra laminating adhesive for large stand-up pouches joins the Flextra line at H.B. Fuller

Nordson, Henkel Alliance Tackles Packaging Solutions

The Freedom System, combining Nordson’s Freedom Series hot melt dispensing equipment with Henkel’s Technomelt adhesives, results from a new alliance

MACtac Introduces Optically Clear Adhesive

PUREtac CL216 exhibits superior clarity and adhesion for packaging and labeling applications

DuPont Offers Tie Layer Modeling Tool

The Tie Resin Selector from DuPont helps user choose the most suitable coextrudable adhesive for a particular multilayer packaging application

Dow Europe Adds New Polymers

AFFINITY GA 1000R and AFFINITY GA 1875 join Dow Europe’s line of polyolefin elastomers, offering high bond strength and lower viscosity

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