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Thank You Notes - Packaged with Care

Posted on 11/23/2015 5:30:44 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

It’s not hard to find things to be thankful for. There’s the obvious: - Good health - Strong faith - A loving spouse - Cheris...

  

Tape for Challenging Applications

Posted on 10/26/2015 2:21:36 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

Tape is a common packaging component, but shouldn’t be treated asa commodity. Often it’s all that stands between safe arrival...

  

On the Ground at PACK EXPO: ASC Members Deliver Value; Training and Bio-based Adhesives in Demand

Posted on 10/1/2015 1:15:29 PM. By Matt Croson

This week, ASC spent three days at PACK EXPO Las Vegas.  In its 20th year, the show has grown to include 2,000 exhibitors covering 8...

  

The Seal of Success

Posted on 9/22/2015 4:19:07 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

Adhesives often seal the success of a package so sourcing the right material and equipment is essential. A good place to look for that o...

  

Labels Appeal to Multiple Senses

Posted on 8/26/2015 5:27:15 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

Like their predecessors, today’s labels communicate brand and product information. What’s new is the level of interaction tha...

  

Keeping Up with Data via ASC

Posted on 8/4/2015 2:02:59 PM. By ASC

In 2014, adhesive and sealant formulators shipped 30.3 billion pounds of product (13.8 metric tons). The Americas represented 31% of thes...

  

More Plastic Packs Contain Recycled Content

Posted on 7/28/2015 3:10:41 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

Just a few years ago, plastic packaging was only made from virgin resin. However, as curbside recycling programs expanded and more plasti...

  

Adhesives Seal-in Summer Fun

Posted on 6/22/2015 1:11:44 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

It’s the season for picnics and barbeques. But eating meals and snacks outside can involve more work than fun if foods and beverage...

  

(Almost) Magical Active Packaging

Posted on 5/18/2015 3:01:53 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

It’s now possible to watch a video on your carton of aspirin. It’s one of the latest innovations in active packaging, or what...

  

Earth Day Turns 45

Posted on 4/21/2015 3:19:09 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

I remember the first Earth Day, April 22, 1970. I thought it was a fad. I’m glad I was wrong. Forty-five years later, it’s st...