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Europe: Herma installs €1.5M slitting machine in Germany

Self-adhesives company Herma has invested in a new slitting machine worth €1.5 million (US$1.71 million) at its headquarters in Filderstadt near Stuttgart, Germany. The machine...

Asia Pacific: Using solventless, water-based lamination adhesives

Preferences for lamination adhesives used in flexible food packaging, such as stand-up pouches (SUPs), wrappers and bags, are shifting away from traditional solvent-based products....

Europe: UPM Raflatac unveils food-contact adhesive

UPM Raflatac has launched a high-clarity deep freeze adhesive for the European market. The 149 DF adhesive is designed for fast conversion and minimal residue...

Europe: UPM Raflatac’s adhesive reduces label loss

UPM Raflatac expands its industrial chemical labeling portfolio with a new adhesive, RC 77. Compared to standard solutions, the company says RC 77’s ultra violet-acrylic...

Europe: Kettle Foods use tape for reclosable snack packs

Kettle Foods is using RE:CLOSE from Essentra Tapes to promote its new Kettle & More range to consumers whilst also providing user-friendly pack reclosability...

World: Herma appoints sales partner in the Middle East

Herma’s self-adhesive materials division is expanding to the Middle East for the first time, after having appointed Wassim Khatib as its exclusive sales partner...

Americas: Avery Dennison expands PET-friendly label portfolio

Avery Dennison expands its CleanFlake Portfolio in North America, adding paper facestocks and enhancing its proprietary adhesive. The portfolio now offers a total solution...

World: End-user industries move global hot melt adhesives market forward, finds report

Increasing industrial activity following the economic downturn is boosting demand for hot melt adhesives (HMAs) globally. Growing markets in the Asia Pacific, in particular, will...

Americas: Husky Injection Molding Systems hosts association meeting on PET

Husky Injection Molding Systems and the National Association for PET Container Resources (NAPCOR) hosted the first day of NAPCOR's summer membership meeting at Husky’s...

Middle East: Avery Dennison buys Israeli company

Avery Dennison Corporation has completed the acquisition of Hanita Coatings, a pressure-sensitive materials manufacturer of specialty films and laminates, from Kibbutz Hanita and Tene...