The GlueTalk Blog


Dress and undress your products with PSA labels. Be Bold!

Bottle with a label splashing in water.
Posted 09/12/2017 by Melanie Lack, Business Manager, Tapes & Labels

It is undeniable that labels play a vital role in the packaging supply chain. The growth of retail chains and safety regulations around packaged goods is directly impacting labelers, who need to adapt quickly to a very demanding market, particularly in the food, beverage and healthcare industries. Creating appealing labels for a no label look: contradiction or boldness? From a social point of view, labels play a strategic role in the decision-making process of consumers. Regardless of a product...

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H.B. Fuller Passes AAMA Verification Testing with SN2310T

AAMA Window Blog
Posted 09/11/2017 by Ralph Velazquez, Product Manager Engineering Adhesives

Recently, global adhesives manufacturer H.B. Fuller passed the American Architectural Manufacturers Association (AAMA) verification for material to be used on back bedding window applications (the sealant material used to hold a glass window in a frame).   According to Paul McHale, H.B. Fuller’s Technical Service Manager and East Coast Sales Manager, “The verification comes as no surprise, given H.B. Fuller’s stringent testing and quality policies coupled with our environ...

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Reducing Ink Smear to Protect Your Brand Image

Woman in a grocery store looking at something packed with flexible packaging.
Posted 09/08/2017 by Justine Hanlon, Market Manager, Flexible Packaging

Your brand’s graphics, especially your logo, should be nothing short of superior if you want to compete in today’s market. Your logo is critical to your marketing strategy since it is the visual representation of all that your brand represents. According to HubSpot, “Your logo will be pervasive throughout all of your marketing campaigns, and it's one of the most prominent branding elements that people will think of when someone mentions your company.” To create positive ...

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Ensuring Insulating Glass Manufacturers Run at Peak Performance

H.B. Fuller workers testing insulating glass to ensure manufacturers are running at peak performance.
Posted 09/06/2017 by Paul McHale, Window Sales Manager East

Insulating glass (IG) is designed to keep homes warmer in the winter and cooler in the summer. Assembling a high-quality, durable IG unit that will stand up to elements over time is as much about using the right assembly process as it is selecting the right materials. Some of the critical factors that will impact the performance of an IG unit include the type of sealant, side sealant thickness, spacer type, and desiccant matrix type and loading. Upper and lower process control limits have been e...

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Lift Your Label Performance with PSA

Plastic fruit cups with labels.
Posted 08/28/2017 by Melanie Lack, Business Manager, Tapes & Labels

Labels are crucial to making products more appealing and functional for consumers, while – at the same time – ensuring product adherence to an increasing number of compliance and safety regulations, particularly in the food and pharmaceutical industries. Label converters need to adapt to fast-changing socio-economic, demographic and lifestyle factors and respond promptly to high demand in this fierce industry.   PSA technology is dominating the market and 58 percent of companie...

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