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January 18, 2017 - Flexible & Rigid Packaging

How PET Packaging Stands Out in the Market

According to Smithers Pira, the global PET packaging market is estimated to be worth $60 billion by 2019, up from $48.1 in 2014. Let’s take a closer look at how PET packaging stands out in the market and the role adhesives play within it: PET (polyethylene terephthalate) is a plastic resin used to make beverages, …

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January 17, 2017 - Aerospace Bostik News

Sticking with Bostik Louisville

Bostik’s manufacturing plant in Louisville, KY has robust capabilities, allowing it to be the “yes” solution to customers in a range of markets. This plant also invests in its team members who ensure all of the adhesives are manufactured and delivered to customers when they want them, where they want them and how they want …

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Troubleshooting Poor Substrate Adhesion and Short Open Time

While hot melt adhesives are suitable for a range of markets and applications, they are prone to certain issues. Common problems include: Charring and stringing Pop opens Pre-set and slow set In recent blogs, we’ve discussed these issues and how to decrease their likelihood. Now, let’s take a look at poor substrate adhesion and short …

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