Adhesives/sealants

News and new products in the adhesives and sealants market for use in food and beverage packaging.

ARTICLES

Materials Technology: Adhesives & Sealants

Adhesives in packaging

Four trends impacting adhesives in the packaging market.
December 12, 2013
According to the Adhesive and Sealant Council’s most recent North American Market Report, the packaging sector makes up 59% of the market, with 4 billion pounds of product shipped in the North America (North America total market is 7 billion pounds).
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Nordson Adhesive System wins award

Freedom hot melt adhesive system receives judge’s award at Japan Pack trade show
November 12, 2013
Nordson Corporation announces that its Freedom hot melt adhesive dispensing system received the Japan Pack Judge's Award at the Japan International Packaging Machinery Show, held October 16 -18, 2013, in Tokyo, Japan.
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Chemsultants International partners with AWA to offer PSA class in Amsterdam

September 18, 2013
The Introduction to Pressure-sensitive/Self-adhesive Technology Workshop 2013, organized in co-operation with AWA Alexander Watson Associates, is an in-depth two-day opportunity for newcomers to the industry to gain real grounding in the essentials of this key labeling technology.
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New reclosure portfolio debuts

Portfolio delivers high-performance packaging functionality
September 5, 2013
Avery Dennison Label and Packaging Materials has introduced its Select Solutions™ Reclosure portfolio, designed to help package designers and packaged goods companies meet consumers’ needs for the convenience reclosure technology provides.
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Resealable banner tapes offer packaging promotion and function

September 3, 2013
Packaging solutions specialist Payne has extended its range of promotional banner tapes with the launch of a resealable version, which enables a pack to be reclosed following initial opening.
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New water-based coating offers economical and repulpable sustainable packaging solution

Aqua Based Technologies develops New Aqualene® 5050, an eco-friendly coating for food packaging
August 7, 2013
Aqualene® 5050, a new, eco-friendly, water-based coating, is economical, repulpable and has high oil and grease resistance (OGR) for the paper converting, food packaging and food service industries.
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US demand for labels to exceed $19 billion in 2017

Packaging trends growth in labeling for primary packaging
July 31, 2013
Label demand in the US is projected to climb 4.2% annually to $19.1 billion in 2017. Heat-shrink labels experience fastest growth while glue-applied labels face further loss.
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3M Launches third tape in its recycled corrugate tape portfolio

Expanded product line outperforms existing tapes and enables customers to choose boxes with higher recycled content
June 19, 2013
Known for its innovation and adhesive technologies, 3M is continuing to expand its line of Scotch Recycled Corrugate Tape, with the addition of 3072, an industrial packaging tape that is designed to deliver performance on today’s corrugated boxes.
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Packaging tape delivers improved bond for recycled corrugate

New tape features higher adhesion on highly recycled boxes.
May 20, 2013
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

May 17, 2013
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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EVENTS

Best of Food & Beverage Packaging

4/29/14
The Marquette Hotel
710 Marquette Avenue
Minneapolis

Best of Food and Bev PackagingThe Best of Food and Beverage Packaging is an event like no other in packaging: Combining the most relevant technologies and trends in the food and beverage packaging segments with the vision needed to successfully sell to consumers in this ever-shifting market landscape.

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Global Pouch Forum

6/11/14
Westin Beach Resort
321 N. Fort Lauderdale Beach Blvd.
Fort Lauderdale, FL
United States

Global Pouch Forum logoThe Global Pouch Forum is the largest conference focused on pouch formats in packaging and their growth prospects worldwide, attracting an audience of more than 500 attendees in 2013.

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LabelExpo Americas 2014

9/9/14
Rosemont, IL
United States
Labelexpo Americas launched in 1989 and is the largest label event in the Americas Read More

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2014 Beverage Breakthroughs of the Year

Beverage packaging innovations huff, puff and blow traditional packaging down.
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Creating A Winning Culture: It’s Only data Unless you Use it!

On-Demand Manufacturers are often trying to answer a simple question: why is my machine stopped?  Or more precisely what caused my machine to stop?

THE MAGAZINE

Food and Beverage Packaging

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Check out the April 2014 issue of Food & Beverage Packaging, featuring our annual Packages of the Year cover story!

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The Food and Beverage Packaging Store

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Modified Atmosphere and Active Packaging Technologies

Many factors are relevant in making the proper choice of food packaging material, including those related to shelf life and biodegradability.

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FBP Buyer's Guide

2013 FBP Buyers Guide

 

 

Food and Beverage Packaging's Buyer's Guide provides a list of suppliers of food and beverage packaging solutions. 

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