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ALL-ELECTRIC. Shown here is one of the seven all-electric hot melt adhesive application systems running at the PepsiCo plant. The cost-effective stitching pattern is shown in the closeup.
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How to unclog adhesive application

An all-electric adhesive application system brings cost savings, glue savings, and better application performance while greatly reducing time spent on cleaning nozzles.
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The top three functional additives in plastic packaging

New report identifies oxygen scavengers, UV stabilizers, and antistatic additives as the top three functional additives being used to provide greater product protection for consumers.
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Dow Corning: Silicone release coating for labels

Dow Corning’s Syl-Off Advantage Series of solventless silicone release includes SL 35 Release Modifier, the next generation of controlled release additive technology offers tight release at very low platinum levels with superior stability and shelf life.
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AkzoNobel: Eco-friendly barrier coating protects paper

AkzoNobel’s EvCote Water Barrier 3000, which is made from plant-based oils and recycled PET bottles, is a barrier coating that protects paper surfaces against water, grease and moisture, and can be used to protect products used in numerous applications, including corrugated packaging, folding carton board, beverage carrier board, and food service packaging.
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Flint Group: UV LED adhesive products

Flint Group’s EkoCure UV flexo adhesive technologies for UV LED curing in narrow web applications – including pressure sensitive, lamination, and cold foil adhesive – has been developed using specially selected raw materials that match the narrow and targeted wavelength area that is typical for UV LED lamp output.
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MACtac: Adhesive for squeezable film labeling applications

Developed for film labeling applications of squeezable and rigid containers in the health, beauty, food, beverage, and household cleaner industries, MACtac MP880 adhesive is a clear, permanent acrylic with excellent tack and ultimate adhesion.
Nolato Medical: Braille printing developed for plastic pharmaceutical packaging
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Nolato Medical: Braille printing developed for plastic pharmaceutical packaging

Nolato Medical Pharma Packaging now has the ability to print Braille directly onto plastic containers.
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Michelman: Water-resistant coating for paper, corrugated

A versatile and economic water-based coating that is FDA compliant, Michelman’s HydraBan 430 for paper and corrugated imparts a high degree of water repellency, helping to maintain the structural integrity of corrugated shipping boxes while they are in service or in transit, while also protecting the contents of the container.
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Klüber Lubrication: Lubricant for high-temperature applications

A white, homogeneous long-term grease based on a perfluorinated polyether oil (PFPE) and polytetrafluoroethylene (PTFE), Klübertemp GR AR 555 from Klüber Lubrication is a multi-purpose lubricant offering corrosion protection and high evaporation stability for applications that involve pillow blocks/bearings, seals, rotary joints and ball bearing chains, as well as circulating fan bearings.
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Avery Dennison: Label adhesive advances recycling

See it at PACK EXPO, Booth #2671! Designed to advance the recycling of PET containers, CleanFlake from Avery Dennison is a range of label materials that includes an adhesive that separates from the PET flake upon recycling resulting in pure PET flakes, the conservation of virgin PET resources, and less landfill waste.

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