Adhesive Products

What kind of glue can come in contact with food?

Posted on May 17th, 2016 by Maria Verros

We get this question from prospects and customers often: what kind of glue can come in contact with food?

Naturally, when it comes to food packaging, safety standards are very important. The glue used for food packaging is no different – and there are many details to consider when picking…
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Glue Used to Make Corrugated Fiberboard

Posted on May 10th, 2016 by Maria Verros

As you can imagine, corrugated fiberboard is one of the most widely used packaging materials in the world. As things like monthly subscription boxes, and cardboard virtual reality headsets gain popularity, the use of corrugated materials is continually growing.

Corrugated fiberboard is a material consisting of a fluted corrugated sheet and one or…
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How much does protein glue cost for box makers?

Posted on April 28th, 2016 by Maria Verros

One of the first questions potential customers want to know when they call our company is: How much does your protein glue cost? When box makers consider switching glue vendors, cost is a top concern. Although this is a very difficult question to answer, I will try my best to explain some protein…
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Cheers: Labeling Glue for Beer Bottles

Posted on April 13th, 2016 by Maria Verros

When you reach for an ice cold beer on a hot summer day, chances are you’re not thinking about the glue that holds the label in place. But, to be perfectly honest, a lot goes into picking the right labeling glue for beer bottles. Not only does the glue…
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Protein Glue and Book Binding

Posted on April 7th, 2016 by Maria Verros

Protein glues, also called jelly or cake glues, are used in many everyday applications like book binding, game board manufacturing, packaging, wood working and more. The main ingredient in LD Davis protein glue is recycled scrap gelatin from pharmaceutical netting. Gelatin is derived from collagen, hence the name ‘protein’…
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Who Are The Best Hot Melt Suppliers in the U.S.?

Posted on March 11th, 2016 by Maria Verros

Each year, we at L.D. Davis speak with hundreds of businesses and manufacturers in regards to their hot melt needs. Because so many of them know that we distribute hot melt glue for some of the largest players in the industry, they sometimes ask us who are some of the other hot melt suppliers in…
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