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Replacing Mechanical Fasteners with Adhesive Systems

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Posted 10/26/2020 by Mark Porter, Knut Goeke, Lei Zhang

Manufacturers are more than comfortable using traditional mechanical fasteners in joining materials. In the construction of some products, however, this method may not be the most practical. In certain assemblies, using mechanical fasteners can limit options for materials, lead to eventual fatigue, and drive up labor, processing, and material costs.

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LG Science Park with Kodispace 4SG Warm Edge System

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Posted 10/22/2020 by Dr. Christian Scherer, Head of Business Development Glass

In the west of the metropolis of Seoul, the globally active LG group is pooling its research and development departments. Around 22,000 employees are already working in the new LG science park and are developing solutions for a new era in the age of digitization and Industry 4.0. So far, 20 buildings have been built on the campus under the leadership of the internationally active architecture office HOK. 

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Solving Sticky Situations with Customized Adhesive Solutions

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Posted 10/16/2020 by Andrew Stooksbury, Manager, Global Technology

With a focus on innovation, H.B. Fuller strives to consistently deliver industry-leading adhesives to our customers. In order to achieve this goal, we do more than provide premium products — we also offer customized solutions for any manufacturing need. Using our decades of technical and industry-specific experience, we find solutions for our customers’ most difficult challenges.

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Metallocene-based Hot Melt Adhesives: The New Bookbinding Expert

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Posted 10/08/2020 by Harsh Gupta, Business Director – India, Middle East & Africa

Adhesives have played an important role in the success of bookbinding for years. Technological advances in this field has made binding a quick and reliable activity. Not to forget, continued cost advantages of adhesive binding, over traditional sewn books, increase profitability.

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AI in Manufacturing: How to Stay Ahead

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Posted 09/14/2020 by Ted Clark, Executive Vice President and Chief Operating Officer

Artificial Intelligence (AI) tends to conjure up images of supercomputers outsmarting humans or replacing them. But, time and advancements in technology have proven that humans and AI work together splendidly by better enhancing processes and providing a multi-faceted approach to manufacturing, distribution, and more.

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