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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>

  • 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>

  • Forecasted New Technology Spanning the Next 10 Years

    Jun-10-2014 | Comments: 0 | Posted In: | Posted By: Erin Wolford, Flexible Packaging Magazine

    A newly released report from research firm Smithers Pira brings an interesting angle to the flexible packaging and labeling sector. There will be 5 “disruptive technologies” in the packaging sector by 2023. These include: (...) <read more>

  • Labeling Outlook: Big Changes Ahead!

    Feb-25-2014 | Comments: 0 | Posted By: Erin Wolford, Flexible Packaging Magazine

    Congratulations! The labeling industry is alive and thriving! However, some major changes to the industry could cause a bit of a shake up. New labeling requirements include not only the FDA requirements on drug safety labeling which came about in Q4 2013, but there have also been talks of a revamp of Food Nutrition Facts labels as well.(...) <read more>

  • Events Galore, Business is Thriving

    Oct-23-2013 | Comments: 0 | Posted By: Erin Wolford, Flexible Packaging Magazine

    September was quite a month for trade shows and conferences in the flexible packaging arena. I attended CPP/Print 13, Pack Expo Las Vegas, and the Flexible Packaging Association Fall Executive Conference. I also paid a visit to two separate companies. All of these visits and meetings with company owners and operators(...) <read more>

  • Where Would We Be Without Adhesives?

    Aug-14-2013 | Comments: 0 | Posted By: Erin Wolford, Flexible Packaging Magazine

    Adhesives help us live life better. How? Well, when it comes to packaging, adhesives help keep labels stuck onto the package they are describing. (...) <read more>