(2012), "Wisdom Adhesives introduces GreenMelt™ – new sustainable hot melt adhesive for packaging and converting applications", Pigment & Resin Technology, Vol. 41 No. 1. https://doi.org/10.1108/prt.2012.12941aaa.010Download as .RIS
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Wisdom Adhesives introduces GreenMelt™ – new sustainable hot melt adhesive for packaging and converting applications
Article Type: Environment and safety From: Pigment & Resin Technology, Volume 41, Issue 1
Wisdom Adhesives, North America’s top mid-sized manufacturer of high performance, environmentally safe industrial adhesives, is proud to introduce its latest product in the GreenBond Sustainable Adhesives product line: GreenMelt™. GreenMelt is an innovative high-performance packaging and paper converting hot melt adhesive that provides excellent adhesion, runnability and mileage.
Owing to its unique low-density chemistry, GreenMelt provides a 10 percent savings in adhesive usage at the same volume of application as comparable conventional products, making it a more sustainable and cost-effective adhesive solution. Available in mini-chip a micro-chip sizes, GreenMelt is a flat-rounded chip form adhesive with a unique component blend process that makes it easy-to-handle and simple-to-dispense into melt equipment.
“GreenMelt is one of the greenest adhesive products on the market and another way in which Wisdom Adhesives is working to help our customers reduce their overall carbon footprint,” states Tom Rolando, Chief Technical Officer of Wisdom Adhesives.
Founded in 1875, Wisdom Adhesives, North America’s longest-running adhesives manufacturing company, is fifth-generation owned and managed. Wisdom Adhesives is recognized as a top mid-sized adhesive manufacturer and supplier of environmentally safe and compliant water-based, dextrin and protein adhesives and has hot-melt capabilities that produce hot-chip and other specialty products for industrial users throughout the world. Wisdom supplies adhesives to a wide range of industries including book binding, converting, tissue and towel, graphic arts, packaging, product assembly, textiles and general purpose. The company also offers a wide range of tolling, packaging and private labeling capabilities.
To obtain more information, call 847.841.7002 or visit web site: www.wisdomadhesives.com. Wisdom Adhesives’; corporate headquarters is located at 1575 Executive Drive, Elgin, IL 60123.