June 4, 2018 - Aerospace

What Aerospace Megatrends Mean for Adhesives

According to Research and Markets, the global commercial aircraft market continues to be propelled by multiple favorable factors. As OEMs ramp up production, find out key megatrends in the commercial aircraft market and what they mean for adhesives. Megatrend #1: Fuel Efficiency In a continued effort to reduce operating costs, airlines strive to optimize fuel …

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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 28, 2018 - General Transportation

Adhesive Importance in Construction Equipment Manufacturing

As cited in Grandview Research, the global construction equipment market is projected to reach $208.36 billion by 2020. Its steady growth is due in large part to: Rapid infrastructural growth and increasing urbanization Rising application of advanced technology in material handling, excavating and earth moving Renewed economic activity Learn about this market’s dynamics and why …

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Best Practices for Hot Melt Adhesive Changeovers

In a recent blog about hot melt adhesives, we discussed how they work, considerations to make and their benefits. We also looked at how to maintain hot melt adhesive performance during equipment downtime: temperature setback guidelines. Using hot melt adhesives for a range of applications offers the following advantages: Optimal holding power to corrugated materials Superior …

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