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What are the Definitions of Biodegradable, Compostable, Eco-Friendly & Sustainable?

Reducing the impact of human activity is increasingly becoming more critical. Businesses large and small in the packaging industry are working to develop alternative production methods that are more eco-conscious. You’ve probably seen packaging and labels with words like biodegradable, compostable, eco-friendly, and sustainable, but what does that mean?

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How To Clean the Potdevin Gluer (Animal Glue)

Potdevin gluing equipment has been around since 1896, so it's no wonder many of our printing and laminating customers use these machines (and have for many years). 

One question we get pretty often is: what is the best way to clean animal glue (hot glue) from the Potdevin glue tray?

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What is gelatin based glue?

Before the 1970's, the primary ingredient in our protein glues was extracted collagen from hides of bovine and porcine. 

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Incorporating Biodegradable Glue Into Your Packaging

As consumers become heavily focused on the importance of biodegradability and eco-friendliness, manufacturers need to start thinking "green" in all facets of the manufacturing process.  Today’s consumers, especially Millennials and younger Gen Z bunch, place high importance on sustainability (Packaging Strategies).

They are scouring store shelves for products that are made and packaged sustainably. 

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