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The State of U.S. Manufacturing

Posted on June 29th, 2015 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

According to the Institute for Supply Management, U.S. manufacturing growth improved in May for the first time in six months.  While the growth index didn’t jump significantly, from 51.8 in April to 52.8 in May, any reading above 50 reflects expansion. This is great news, but why the jump?

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Protein Glue Tips for Summertime

Posted on June 8th, 2015 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

As temperatures begin to rise and the start of Summer grows closer, it’s important to make sure that your protein glue (A.K.A.hide glue, animal glue) are performing at their best. Here are a few tips to make sure you don’t run into any sticky situations this Summer.

Have a wonderful Summer!

What’s all the buzz about sustainable packaging?

Posted on June 1st, 2015 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

When industry giants like Apple® announce their very ambitious green packaging goals, it’s a topic that is hard to ignore.

A new study from Dotcom Distribution surveyed over 500 online shoppers about their shopping preferences. Some of the findings were:

57 percent say that green packaging is important to them
61 percent have taken green packaging…
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Lower Costs for Bookbinding Adhesives and Glues

Posted on May 19th, 2015 by Maria Verros

Like a lot of manufacturers in the United States we sell a high quality, high performance product which in turn does not make us the cheapest out there. Our adhesives are sold per pound so some customers look at that per pound price and say, in a cost cutting…
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Hide Glue’s Reversibility Advantage

Posted on March 31st, 2015 by Maria Verros

The reversibility property of hide glue for wood applications provides an advantage over other types of glue.  This provides greater flexibility for not only new jobs, but also for the repair and restoration of old ones.

Common wood applications that benefit from hide glue’s reversibility property range from the production…
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