Adhesives/Sealants

Packaging tape delivers improved bond for recycled corrugate

New tape features higher adhesion on highly recycled boxes.
Shurtape, with its commitment to exacting standards, introduces new HP 235 Packaging Tape, a standard-gauge tape solution that delivers better performance and adhesion on highly recycled corrugate – including 100% recycled.
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Peelable sealing improves with ultrasonics

Ultrasonics Sealing Solutions provider, Herrmann Ultrasonics, in Bartlett, IL, has succeeded in the sealing of composite films for the chips and snack industry. This breakthrough is the result of the development of a new and proven ultrasonic tool design.
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H.B. Fuller introduces next-generation water-based laminating adhesives

Adhesives suit a range of food packaging performance needs
H.B. Fuller Company introduces a family of water-based dry bond hybrid laminating adhesives for flexible packaging in the food and industrial markets. This new Flextra® water-based line-up, PD2243, PD2167 and PD2207, is designed for high clarity, clean machining and excellent cell release. Together, the water-based adhesives offer converters three options to help maximize performance while balancing cost.
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New packaging tape takes on the cold

Shurtape offers instant, permanent bond for lightweight cartons with new HP 132 cold temperature tape
A drop in temperature doesn’t mean expectations for tape reliability should drop as well. When the mercury falls, packaging tape needs to maintain its hold. Shurtape offers a line of cold temperature packaging tapes that are engineered for high performance in frigid environments, including the newest addition: HP 132 Packaging Tape
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US Demand for adhesives and sealants to reach 9.8 billion pounds in 2017

US demand for adhesives and sealants will rise 2.2% per year to 9.8 billion pounds in 2017, valued at $11.9 billion. Gains will be driven by an improved outlook for major adhesives and sealants markets such as paper packaging, motor vehicles, and building construction, following the recession-plagued 2007-2012 period.
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Materials Technology

Adhesive developments really stick

Advances in adhesives revolve around maintaining package integrity while keeping packager expenses to a minimum.


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Cover Story: Beverage Breakthroughs

Innovations in Beverage Packaging.
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Consumers react to innovations in sealing technology

Consumers express their likes and dislikes in a new study based on focus group insights about seals and closures.
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Packaging adhesives and sealants turn 'greener'

Bioplastics insights gleaned from the Adhesive & Sealants Council Fall Convention and Conference.
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Rochester Mills Production facility tour- January 2015

Take a look inside the Rochester Mills Production Brewery in Auburn Hills, MI. The facility brews and cans five beer varieties from the Rochester Mills Beer Company. There the beer is made and packaged in 16-ounce cans, bound together in 4-packs and palletized for distribution. We went on a tour of the facility and got an in depth look at the total process.

Posted: January 30, 2015

Food and Beverage Packaging

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2015 January

Check out the January 2015 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, with features on the explosion of the snack packaging industry, the popularity of prepared foods, and much more!

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