Assembly Category


June 8, 2018 - Assembly

Where the Fashion Industry is Heading, How Adhesives Can Help it Get There

A McKinsey & Company article cites that the dynamics of the apparel industry are changing dramatically and not just with regards to fashion trends. As consumers become more environmentally conscious around the world, clothing manufacturers are doing their part to aid in sustainability efforts. Designing Sustainable Clothing  According to Nonwovens Report International, the link between …

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June 6, 2018 - Assembly Flexible Packaging

Best Practices for Drying Vitel® 1000 Resins

Vitel® resins are versatile, high molecular weight, linear saturated copolyesters that are ideal for many applications, such as: Extrusion Coating Lamination Comprised of different grades, Vitels offer varying processing capabilities and have certain considerations to keep in mind during use. Ideal for extrusion applications, the 1000 series in particular must have special care taken to …

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How Consumers are Driving Hot Melt Adhesive Growth

According to Smithers Apex, the global hot melt adhesive market is forecast to be worth $7.57 billion by 2021. As 100% solid, thermoplastic adhesives, hot melts are versatile bonding solutions for many markets. Yet their versatility isn’t the only reason why hot melt adhesives continue to grow in popularity. Consumers play an important role in …

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May 29, 2018 - Assembly

Filter Media Manufacturing: Adhesives’ Role in Assembly Components

According to Freedonia Group, U.S. filter demand will reach $14.8 billion in 2018. Filters are comprised of several parts assembled together and are used in a variety of markets. Take a closer look at the various filter assembly components and adhesives’ role within their assembly. Pleated Filter Media Pleated filter media are an efficient and …

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