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Avoid Hot Melt Adhesive Degradation During Downtime

In today’s manufacturing industry, a high original equipment effectiveness (OEE) percentage is crucial to a company’s success. According to Ignition, an OEE of 85% is considered world-class performance. However, downtime is unavoidable at times. For example, during holidays, breaks and scheduled maintenance, the equipment line must be stopped. While planned downtime doesn’t as negatively impact …

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October 30, 2017 - Tape & Label

How to be Smart About the New Nutrition Fact Labels

In 2016, the FDA announced changes to nutrition fact labels that were initially set to take effect by July 2018. Now, however, the FDA has delayed the compliance date to give food manufacturers more time implement the changes. While the new date is yet to be determined, here’s what food manufacturers need to know in …

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How Bostik Addresses Climate Change: Part One

The sustainability megatrend continues to drive change in terms of raw materials, supply chains and minimizing environmental impact. Bostik embraces sustainability and actively promotes it with our products and business processes. The following are just a few ways Bostik contributes to sustainability: Nitrogen Blanketing In the past, an industry standard had been to apply an …

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October 26, 2017 - Tape & Label

How Labels Decrease Counterfeit Pharmaceutical Packaging

As cited in Packaging Strategies, the U.S. Food and Drug Administration estimates that 10% of all pharmaceuticals sold globally are done so through illicit trade. With that percentage predicted to only grow, companies are using labels on their pharmaceutical packaging to curtail counterfeiting as much as possible. Take a look at how this is the …

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