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Holographic tear tape Supastrip® Prism unlocks new possibilities for enhanced packaging opening experience

January 8, 2024

Packaging solutions expert Filtrona Tapes has reintroduced its holographic tear tape range to enable brands and their packaging suppliers to deliver on pack impact and security for a new age. Whether looking to catch the eye through a kaleidoscope of rich colours or opting to pair holography with high-quality printing to achieve cost-effective brand protection,…


Sticking to Sustainability with Ultra-removable Labels

January 4, 2024

The Advantages of Micropheric Adhesives By Andrew Palmer, Director of Sales, RRD Label Solutions Adhesives are everywhere – on the sticky notes where we create to-do lists, the shipping labels that adhere to the packages delivered to our doorsteps, and the critical, permanent labels on the appliances we use every day. While all adhesives serve…


Convenience is King in an ‘Effortless’ Economy

January 2, 2024

How Packaging Choices Shape the Customer Experience By Christopher Morgan, Global Sales Director at Filtrona Tapes Seamless, frictionless customer journeys are not a fad that’s “here today and gone tomorrow;” they’re more “here today and here to stay.” For retail success — now and in the future — convenience is the new currency. To meet…


Shurtape Technologies Earns Four 2023 Occupational Health & Safety New Product of the Year Awards

August 31, 2023

An innovative new product from Shurtape Technologies, XL BR Duck Pro® by Shurtape® BR Code™ Heavy Duty, Permanent Scannable Labels, has won four categories in the prestigious 2023 Occupational Health & Safety New Product of the Year Awards. Shuretape Technologies an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of adhesive tape and consumer home and office products, and…


Professional-grade Tapes Deliver High Performance and Versatility

August 24, 2023

Shurtape Technologies, LLC, an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of pressure-sensitive tapes, expands its portfolio of professional grade duct tapes with Duck Pro® by Shurtape® line of tape solutions. This multi-faceted family of high-performance tapes features 13 tape types divided among four tape grades: utility, general purpose, professional and premium. Designed for a range of applications,…


T-Rex® Expands Portfolio with Double Sided Super Glue Tape

August 20, 2023

Shurtape Technologies, LLC, an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of pressure-sensitive tapes, announces the addition of T-Rex® Double Sided Super Glue Tape to its portfolio of next generation, high-performance tapes. A necessity for on-the-go contractors looking for an easy, mess-free replacement for traditional liquid glues, T-Rex® Double Sided Super Glue Tape instantly adheres to surfaces without…


Pioneering Innovation for a Purposeful Future

March 6, 2023

How Fiber-based Tear Tape Joins the Dots Between Customer Demands, Sustainability, Functionality and Value By Christopher Morgan, Global Sales Director at Filtrona Tapes From our Twitter feeds to our online grocery habits, companies know more about us than ever before. And, as more and more of our lives are lived online, the opportunities to pitch…


Shurtape Technologies, LLC, Introduces Duck Pro® by Shurtape® BR Code™ Scannable Solutions

February 1, 2023

Powered by the BitRip® App, the Innovative New Portfolio of Scannable Tapes and Labels Connects Physical and Digital to Help Organize Construction Projects and More Shurtape Technologies, LLC, an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of adhesive tape and consumer home and office products, announces the release of Duck Pro® by Shurtape® BR Code™ Scannable Solutions, powered by the BitRip® app. Developed…


Senotec Introduces S-series Sensors for Hot Melt Glue

December 1, 2022

The S-series sensors feature a metal probe, unique non-stick coating, and tapered design. They can be used in narrower containers due to their thinner design. Mounting can be done either vertically or horizontally. The sensor will detect liquids, granulates, or material in mixed states at temperatures up to 482°F / 250°C. These sensors are ideal…


The Right Adhesives Make Packaging a Piece of Cake

November 10, 2022

How an Artisan Bakery Increased Production With a Freezer-grade Adhesive By Steven Staedler, a Wisconsin-based writer specializing in materials handling and packaging We Take the Cake is an artisan cake bakery based in Fort Lauderdale, Florida that primarily sells individual hand-decorated cakes online. The gourmet bakery prides itself on making everything from scratch and with…


Announcing Shurtape® Brand HP 535 Hot Melt Packaging Tape

November 2, 2022

Heavy duty packaging tape for sealing high-value packages, and 100% recycled corrugated cardboard With HP 535 hot melt packaging tape, Shurtape Technologies, LLC, an industry-leading manufacturer and marketer of pressure-sensitive tapes, has fulfilled the industry’s need for a more robust packaging tape that helps secure high-value packages, reduces the likelihood of open returns and supports…


New Adhesive for Wine and Spirits Labels

August 18, 2022

Avery Dennison Label and Graphic Materials announced the Z2010, an adhesive that offers better bonding for heavier labels now being used by many in the wine and spirits industry. The labels adhere to the wet, cold surfaces without lifting for nearly eight hours. Engineered to perform in heavy condensation environments, the new Z2010 adhesive provides consistent label…


Tesa Introduces Innovative Adhesive Solution for Packaging Printers

December 1, 2021

tesa® Twinlock saves packaging printers time and money – while dramatically reducing landfill waste The traditional approach to printing flexible packaging – employing single-use tape – can be time-consuming and expensive. It can result in tons of waste headed to the landfill every year – an increasing concern as consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies strive…


Cosmo Films Ltd. launches Enhanced Barrier Metalized BOPP Film

November 23, 2021

Cosmo Films Ltd., a global leader in specialty films for flexible packaging, labeling and lamination applications as well as synthetic paper, has launched Enhanced Barrier Metalized BOPP Film specially designed for packaging applications with very high moisture and good oxygen barrier properties and high metal bond. A film specially innovated for applications like flexible packaging…


Baumer hhs Introduces E-Commerce Hot Melt System

October 27, 2021

Baumer hhs announces the launch of its new hot melt system for e-commerce packaging. Designed to meet the growing demand for high-quality delivery boxes with pressure-sensitive adhesive closures, the turnkey system includes an energy-efficient melter, application head, controller, product guide, and durable mount with precision settings. “Our new system enables e-commerce packaging producers to apply…


StePac Launches Lean and Fully Recyclable Top Seal Solution

September 27, 2021

Fresh produce packaging innovators StePac Ltd. has expanded its range of top seals with new solutions to boost the retail fresh produce packaging sector. Its newly upgraded portfolio includes lean and fully recyclable easy peel film structures designed to be sealed onto trays or containers housing produce items such as summer fruits, freshly cut fruits…


Automated Mailing Services installs Rollem’s Mailstream Solution to Streamline Direct Mail Finishing

April 16, 2021

For over 30 years AMS Print & Mail Specialists, located in Blaine, WA has been providing digital printing and expertise in mail creation and injection to large and small organizations all over. Producing thousands of pieces of printed material each day, from brochures to booklets, mailing to posters, variable data for all forms of document,…


Nature MultiPack From KHS: Sustainable Packaging System Now Suitable for the High-Performance Range

March 3, 2021

Nature MultiPack™ from KHS combines beverage containers with easy-to-remove dots of adhesive instead of shrink film to form stable packs, thus saving up to 90 percent in packaging materials. The ecofriendly packaging alternative is also available for the high-performance range. In order to accommodate the requirements of the beverage industry, KHS also offers the Innopack…


OpenGate Capital Portfolio Company Duraco Specialty Tapes Acquires Filmquest Group

March 2, 2021

OpenGate Capital, a global private equity firm, announced that its portfolio company, Duraco Specialty Tapes, a leading manufacturer of pressure-sensitive tapes and specialty materials, has acquired Filmquest Group, a premier converter and supplier of polyester (“PET”) and specialty films, from a private seller. Filmquest, headquartered in Bolingbrook, IL, coats, converts and metallizes all grades of…


Toppan Develops TOPMER Adhesive for Digital Printing

March 2, 2021

Toppan Printing, a global leader in communication, security, packaging, décor materials, and electronics solutions, has developed a high-strength adhesive for digital printing. TOPMER™ is suitable for retort sterilization, boiling sterilization, and heating in microwave ovens, thus expanding applications for packages employing digital printing and enabling high-value-added products that meet the diversifying needs of today’s consumers.…