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Happy Halloween Hide Glue Fans!

Posted on October 31, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

Hide Glue History

Hide glue is important to us at LD Davis, because we know that it is important to you.  We have been America’s premier and largest hide glue manufacturer for decades.  Our company was founded in 1926, and has changed with the times over the past eight decades, but one factor has...

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Posted in Book Binding Adhesive, book binding adhesive, Environmentally-Friendly, Glue Manufacturing, Hide Glue, L.D. Davis, LD Davis, protein adhesive

Product Spotlight: Fugitive Glue

Posted on October 27, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

We have been in business since 1926 and have a long history of producing high-quality animal glues for the bookbinding, set-up box and graphic arts industries.  In addition to manufacturing our own eco-adhesives, we also distribute hot melt adhesives from some of the top manufacturers in the USA.

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Posted in Adhesive Products, Fugitive Glue, L.D. Davis, LD Davis

Packaging Adhesive Optimization

Posted on October 24, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

The September issue of Adhesives and Sealants Industry Magazine featured an article entitled “Where do we go from here?” written by Keith Nagy, the Equipment Division Manager of HAR Adhesive Technologies. The article detailed ways that manufacturers can reduce cost and minimize their waste. One of...

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Posted in packaging, Packaging Adhesive, packaging glue

Liquid Glue in Pails

Posted on October 20, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

Liquid Glue Comes in Many Sizes

Industrial adhesives are packaged in many different size containers. Most of our water-based resin adhesives, dextrin glues, and woodworking glues are available not only in 55 gallon drums and totes, but also in five-gallon pails. The liquid glues manufactured by...

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Posted in Adhesive Products, Dextrin Glue, Dextrin glue, Environmentally-Friendly, environmentally-friendly, Glue Manufacturing, L.D. Davis, LD Davis, Liquid Glue, liquid glue, Water-Based Adhesive, water-based adhesives

After the 3-Day

Posted on October 17, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

The Philadelphia 2011 Susan G. Komen 3-Day walk for the cure for breast cancer has come to an end. Now LD Davis’s walker is back at work on the first day after my 60-mile trek, and I feel incredibly proud that I both walked the 60 miles and raised $2,470, sore in my body and especially my feet, and...

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Posted in animal glue, Animal Glue, L.D. Davis, LD Davis

Time for the 3-Day!

Posted on October 13, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

It’s here!

The Susan G. Komen 3-Day Walk for the Cure starts tomorrow in Philadelphia. Our Social Media Manager, the second LD Davis Industries employee to walk in the 3-Day, begins her 60-mile trek across the Philadelphia area to help find a way to end breast cancer. With support from LD Davis...

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Posted in Book Binding Adhesive, book binding adhesive, Glue Manufacturing, L.D. Davis, LD Davis

Product Spotlight: PUR Glue

Posted on October 06, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

So, what is PUR glue? Well, it's a hot melt glue, yes, but what makes it different? 

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Posted in Adhesive Products, Book Binding Adhesive, book binding adhesive, Glue, Glue Manufacturing, hot melt, L.D. Davis, PUR Glue

Interview with an Animal Glue Salesman

Posted on October 03, 2011 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

Jeff Palmiter, an L.D. Davis animal glue veteran salesman, gave me a few minutes of his time to learn a little more about the company and about his history with L.D. Davis, North America’s premier animal glue manufacturer. Here is his story….

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Posted in Adhesive Products, animal glue, Animal Glue, Book Binding Adhesive, book binding adhesive, Environmentally-Friendly, L.D. Davis, LD Davis