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January 27, 2017 - Assembly

How Adhesives Keep Up with Mattress Manufacturing Changes

As cited in Statistic Brain, the mattress industry generates $7 billion in sales annually and is growing at a 3.8% CAGR. With improving disposable incomes and a recovering housing market driving growth, the mattress production process has made changes to keep up with demand. Take a look at what these changes are and how adhesives …

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January 24, 2017 - Assembly

The Growing Popularity of Fiberglass Garage Doors, Smart Adhesives for Them

Recently, fiberglass garage doors have been gaining popularity. Let’s take a closer look at what these types of doors offer and the smart adhesives for them: Why Use Fiberglass Garage Doors? Similar to steel doors, these garage doors offer the following additional benefits: Lightweight Salt air resistance Low cost Less likely to dent, crack or …

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Sticking with Bostik Louisville

Bostik’s manufacturing plant in Louisville, KY has robust capabilities, allowing it to be the “yes” solution to customers in a range of markets. This plant also invests in its team members who ensure all of the adhesives are manufactured and delivered to customers when they want them, where they want them and how they want …

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Troubleshooting Poor Substrate Adhesion and Short Open Time

While hot melt adhesives are suitable for a range of markets and applications, they are prone to certain issues. Common problems include: Charring and stringing Pop opens Pre-set and slow set In recent blogs, we’ve discussed these issues and how to decrease their likelihood. Now, let’s take a look at poor substrate adhesion and short …

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