HOW TO CHOOSE THE RIGHT INDUSTRIAL CLEANER

The packaging industry changes rapidly as the needs of the various sectors fluctuate. However, one fact remains true nearly 80 years after the invention of the first adhesive product designed to combat the challenges of temperature and humidity—sectors of all types rely on hot melt adhesives. Read More

Arsenal Acquires Applied Adhesives from Goldner Hawn

Great pleasure to announce Applied Products, Inc. is now majority owned by Arsenal Capital Partners. Arsenal is a leading private equity firm that specializes in middle-market specialty industrials and healthcare companies. They bring decades of domain and technical expertise in the adhesives and sealants market. Read More

5 MYTHS ABOUT ECO-FRIENDLY PACKAGING

The packaging industry changes rapidly as the needs of the various sectors fluctuate. However, one fact remains true nearly 80 years after the invention of the first adhesive product designed to combat the challenges of temperature and humidity—sectors of all types rely on hot melt adhesives. Read More

Applied Products, Inc. appoints NEW President and Chief Executive Officer.

John has been the Chief Financial Officer of Applied Products, which operates under the Applied Adhesives and Applied Thermal Products Group tradenames, since 2017. His appointment is the culmination of a multi-year succession plan, as long-time Chief Executive Officer Dan Horner and President Brian Webb transition from their day-to-day roles with the Company. Read More

FIVE STEPS TO A SUCCESSFUL HOT-MELT ADHESIVE BOND

The packaging industry changes rapidly as the needs of the various sectors fluctuate. However, one fact remains true nearly 80 years after the invention of the first adhesive product designed to combat the challenges of temperature and humidity—sectors of all types rely on hot-melt adhesives. Read More

PREVENTIVE MAINTENANCE GUIDE FOR YOUR HOT-MELT SYSTEM

Some of the world’s most crucial industries utilize hot melt equipment and hot melt adhesives to accomplish the business that keeps the global economy moving. From food and beverage to appliance manufacturers, mattress manufacturers, paper products, bookbinders, and the packaging industry itself, hot melt adhesive systems are essential to packaging our most important industrial and consumer products. Read More

A COMPREHENSIVE GUIDE TO HOW HOT-MELT ADHESIVES WORK

Manufacturers in several different industries have benefited from using hot melt adhesives in the years since its development. Primarily, these manufacturers point to several qualities that contribute to hot melt adhesives becoming a packaging and bookbinding favorite for their respective sectors Read More

5 BIG TRENDS IMPACTING THE PACKAGING INDUSTRY IN 2020

When most business owners consider packaging, they do so within the scope of their own packaging needs. On a broader scale, individuals can consider packaging trends that occur within the purview of their niches, and for a good reason—food and beverage packaging trends can differ from those experienced by the pharmaceutical industry, as a start. However, packaging authorities are aware that the packaging industry experiences the overarching shifts and trends you’d expect from a global economic generator. Read More

YOUR COMPLETE CRAFT BREW LABELING CHECKLIST

If you’re a part of the burgeoning craft beer industry in the United States, you’re likely at least aware of just how much this once niche market has grown over the last several decades. However, a look at the numbers shows remarkable growth that surpassed even expert expectations. Read More