L.D. Davis

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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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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A Year in Review 2013

Posted on January 6th, 2014 by L.D. Davis Industries, Inc

Goodbye 2013
2013 was a great year for L.D. Davis. We celebrated out 87th year in business along with many other accomplishments.

We hired three new, great employees:

Monica Duffy our Administrative Assistant at our Pennsylvania corporate office.

Dee Dee Mitchell one of our Lab Technicians at North Carolina.

Mike Drewery our new VP…
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