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June 28, 2017 - Flexible Packaging

Understanding Food Safety for Flexible Packaging Designs

As flexible packaging grows in popularity, converters and suppliers seek ways to keep up with high production output demands. In particular, these changes have included: Down gauging films Increasing packaging equipment efficiencies Developing curing technologies However, with these rapid design changes comes an increased potential for food contamination. Take a look at items that need …

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June 27, 2017 - Building Components

How Bostik and Arkema Span Entire Window and Door OEM Value Chain

  For over 125 years, Bostik has been a leading adhesive manufacturer specializing in construction products that improve building projects overall. By working with Arkema, the two companies are able to address the industry’s needs even further, spanning the entire window and door OEM value chain. The window and door OEM value chain is comprised …

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June 26, 2017 - Tape & Label

Considerations for Direct Thermal Labels vs. Thermal Transfer Labels

Direct thermal and thermal transfer are two distinct types of label printing technologies. As a result, it’s important for printers to consider the following when opting for one or the other: Consider Exposure to Thermal Printhead Elements Direct thermal labels require the thermal printhead elements to be in direct contact with the label material in …

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June 23, 2017 - Automotive

How Consumers Feel About Top Automotive Market Trends

While cars have been revolutionizing our lives for many decades already, the market’s drive to innovate isn’t slowing down any time soon. Continually becoming faster, safer and smarter, it’s important for car companies to understand how consumers feel about these automotive market trends. Automotive Market Trend: Environmentally Friendly Cars Since 2010, consumer preference for environmentally friendly …

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