Adhesives in the Packaging Industry

A Webinar by TASA

The Adhesives & Sealants Association (TASA) brings you a webinar on Adhesives in the Packaging Industry.

The 90-minute webinar will begin at 2:00 p.m. on Friday, 28 August 2020.

Four speakers from leading companies will discuss matters of interest to the packaging industry.

Email to register.


Abstracts of the papers being presented are listed below:


                                        VESTOPLAST® Amorphous poly-alpha-olefins in Packaging


VESTOPLAST® is an amorphous poly-alpha olefin (APAO) based on ethene, propene & butene. APAOs

serve as a valuable ingredient for a broad range of applications. In this webinar, we will focus on how

APAOs work with ‘difficult to bond’ substrates in packaging applications. Eg: Hot filling.

We will also outline the ways in which it supports sustainability.




                       Enabling better packaging for small scale and low volume production


Packaging is the first tangible experience any consumer has of a brand, making it of utmost importance

to the customer and manufacturer. However, many small-scale industries making FMCG products in India

find themselves unable to match packaging standards set by larger companies.

This paper presents hot melt adhesives with accessible yet reliable dispensing equipment as a solution to

this predicament.




                                         Sustainability in Packaging


Packaging is essential to modern living. Yet, it has also caused grave damage to our environment.

This has resulted in sustainability becoming the top concern for packaging professionals. Hot melt

adhesives offer numerous practical and inexpensive technologies for sustainable packaging. The paper

discusses five proven technologies that can deliver immediate sustainability results.




                                        Technological Advancement in Shipper Boxes


A discussion on how machinery and adhesives could turnaround an industry classified under the SSI

sector into a modern one with cutting-edge technology and manufacturing processes.

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