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  • Which Pressure Sensitive Adhesive Should I Use?

    Dec-16-2014 | Comments: 0 | Posted In: | Posted By: Erin Wolford, Flexible Packaging Magazine

    For some, looking for the correct pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) for a certain product is like a guessing game. But that’s where adhesives specialists, like Franklin Adhesives & Polymers, come in. Franklin has come up with a very handy questionnaire that will help to determine the best adhesive for your specific application. Located on the company’s website called The Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Bonding Questionnaire, you will need to supply information regarding your coating, including: (...) <read more>

  • What's NeXT in Kitchen Cabinet Design Will Require New Skills

    Dec-02-2014 | Comments: 2 | Posted In: | Posted By: Bill Esler, Wood Products Magazine

    Kitchen cabinets, countertops, and even closet designs are moving ever more rapidly to express fashion trends. To produce the colors, glosses, and textures, new technology, hardware and new materials will be required. (...) <read more>

  • Five Key Considerations in Selecting an Adhesive for Filter Assembly

    Nov-11-2014 | Comments: 0 | Posted In: | Posted By: Dan Pikula

    With more than a dozen different types of adhesives out there – and numerous adhesives manufacturers formulating their brands of each – selecting the best adhesive product for fabricating your filters can be a tough job. Where do you start? Here are five basic considerations in selecting the right adhesive for your application.(...) <read more>

  • AJ Adhesives Assists Kaskaskia Regional Port District with Their Boardroom Look

    Oct-28-2014 | Comments: 0 | Posted In: | Posted By: AJ Adhesives

    St. Louis, Missouri - AJ Adhesives, Inc. worked with our friends at Kaskaskia Regional Port District to create an amazing centerpiece for their boardroom.(...) <read more>

  • Stand-ins for Wood at IWF 2014

    Sep-23-2014 | Comments: 3 | Posted In: | Posted By: Bill Esler, Wood Products Magazine

    The critical role of adhesives in the evolution of secondary wood manufacturing was everywhere, as evidence at the 2014 International Woodworking Fair, held in August in Atlanta. As wood, the fundamental industry consumable, becomes more expensive(...) <read more>

  • Labelexpo is Coming: Are You Ready?

    Sep-08-2014 | Comments: 0 | Posted In: | Posted By: Erin Wolford, Flexible Packaging Magazine

    Labelexpo Americas 2014 is fast approaching, and if you’re attending the event, I’m sure you’re in the thick of booth visits and travel preparations. I know I am! This year’s event is sure to be an exciting one. There are so many interesting and new technologies that are going to be released. The word on the street is that at least 3 completely new print technologies, including 3D printing, will be unveiled at the show. This is excellent news for the labeling and printing industry. (...) <read more>


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