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Edge Banding with Adhesives 101

Edge Banding with Adhesives 101

How unsightly would it be if the edges of your kitchen cabinets and countertops were left raw and unfinished? Fortunately, we don’t have to spend much time thinking about this since there’s a process called edge banding to thank for those smooth, finished edges. What Is Edge Banding? Edge banding refers to both the process…

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Adhesives in Woodworking: Tips for Finger Jointing

Adhesives in Woodworking: Tips for Finger Jointing

If you’re a manufacturer in the woodworking industry, you’re likely familiar with the reliable, age-old process of finger jointing. When manufacturing wood products, such as furniture, cabinets, windows or doors, we know how important it is that your finished product is nothing short of durable. When two pieces of wood are cut in a rectangular…

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Case Study: RS Industrial Reduces Downtime and Increases Production with “Easy Clean” Adhesive

Case Study: RS Industrial Reduces Downtime and Increases Production with “Easy Clean” Adhesive

One of the largest supermarket chains in the U.S. was unable to meet its production numbers for labeling of spice bottles. Their current adhesive caused tremendous buildup, resulting in a large amount of downtime dedicated to cleanup of the labeler. The customer needed a new solution that would provide excellent bottle labeling performance, yet display…

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RS Industrial, Inc. Achieves ISO Certification

In case you haven’t heard the big news, our company is now ISO 9001:2008 certified! We’re very excited to announce this major milestone and are always grateful to our customers and suppliers for their continued support. For more information on this accreditation, you can visit our Quality Commitment area, and read the following press release:…

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Bottle Labeling Just Got Smarter

Bottle Labeling Just Got Smarter

Just how smart is the average bottle of wine? Apparently, it’s gotten a lot smarter. The beverage industry has just announced the launch of its its first-ever “smart wine bottle.” Developed using Thinfilm technology, the wine bottle uses thin, electronic sensors that can detect when the bottle has been opened and where the bottle is…

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Troubleshooting Your Bottle Labeling Issues-Part 2

Troubleshooting Your Bottle Labeling Issues-Part 2

Last week, we shared Part I of our Bottle Labeling Troubleshooting Guide with you. In case you missed it, you can find it here. We’ve also re-posted it below alongside Part II. By now, you’re familiar with what may cause your labels to wrinkle or blister as well as curl away from bottles. But what…

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Troubleshooting Your Bottle Labeling Issues-Part I

Troubleshooting Your Bottle Labeling Issues-Part I

If your process involves bottle labeling, you know how much unexpected issues can hurt your bottom line. When labels fail to adhere properly to bottles, reworks and downtime can increase your costs and decrease production. Since bottle labeling can be a complex application, there are many potential issues that may arise, along with a wide…

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Which Labeling Adhesive Should I Use?

Which Labeling Adhesive Should I Use?

You’re familiar with your labeling process, but how much time do you have to dedicate to understanding the adhesive? If you’re like most people, the answer is not a whole lot. With so much going on in your facility, there’s little time left for understanding how adhesives work. One of the first questions you may…

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