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At LD Davis, we pride ourselves on being an educational resource for our customers, our prospects and the community. Our blog is a helpful learning tool for those wanting to know more about glue best practices, news in the industry and simple answers to common glue questions. Hear it straight from the experts in every post.

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Best Practices: Handling and Storing your Raw Materials

In a recent post, we discussed glue shelf life and how it relates to proper glue storage. Proper storage plays a major role in how the glue will perform. But, did you know that production performance is also reliant on proper handling and storage of your other raw materials?

We'll explain...

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3 Advantages of Running a Glue Trial With an Expert

Picture this: You are working on a new project that requires a different glue than you are used to working with. You contact your glue manufacturer and they make a glue recommendation.  Now what?

The next step should always be to run a glue trial alongside your glue manufacturer in your facility. Here is why...

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Effects of the Cold on Liquid Glue

It may not have crossed your mind, but weather has a pretty major impact on your glue. How? Well, liquid water-based glues specifically require special attention when it comes to storing them in the cold winter months. 

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All About Animal Glue

How Is Animal Glue Made?

Animal glues (also known as hide glue, and protein glue) are made through prolonged boiling of pure bovine or porcine animal hides, connective tissues, and bones. 

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Employee Spotlight: Bill McCalla, Technical Sales Manager

 The L.D. Davis sales team are the "front lines" of our company. They, most times, are the first person that a prospect or customer speaks with. They also provide technical training, and support. 

Earlier this month our Technical Sales Manager, Bill McCalla, celebrated 15 years with LD Davis Industries. What an accomplishment! We're lucky to have him, and his expertise in the industry. 

We sat down with Bill to see how his time at LD Davis has been over the last 15 years. 

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