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3 Common Misconceptions About Box Pop-Opens

If you manufacture rigid boxes, you know that there are few things more frustrating than when your turn-in pops open.  Here are 3 common misconceptions about box pop-opens. Don't worry, we added recommended solutions as well. 

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How much does hot melt packaging glue cost?

One of the first questions potential customers want to know when they call our company is: how much does your hot melt glue cost? 

When switching glue vendors, cost is a top concern. Although this is a very difficult question to answer, I will try my best to explain some hot melt cost drivers.

Simply put, you are shopping for a hot melt glue that will work properly without significantly driving up your costs. This sounds very straightforward but, believe it or not, there are many project specific details that we review to recommend the right hot melt glue for packaging applications. Each of these details may adjust the formula, and drive the cost (up or down).

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The Pros and Cons of Hot Melt Glues in Packaging

Hot melt glues are polymer based and are 100% solids, containing no solvents or water. They are also thermoplastic which means they are a solid at room temperature, but liquefy upon heating.

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The Pros and Cons of Liquid Water-Based Glues in Packaging

Considering making the switch to liquid glue for your packaging? This list of pros and cons will help you determine if it is the right glue for you. 

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