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A Paper Converter’s Adhesive

*The following content is based on the Adhesives story in the Summer 2023 issue of Fiber Chat.

The adhesives that convert paperboard to corrugated product solutions for life’s essentials are simple yet spectacular.

The paperboard products they make possible see use in almost every industry, from food and beverage to pharmaceuticals and even beauty products. They offer superior strength and durability, making them ideal for a variety of applications.

Greif sticks to quality, consistency, and sustainability when it comes to their adhesives products.

Greif is a world leader in reliable, environmentally innovative paperboard and containerboard solutions — and we extend that commitment to quality to our line of water-based adhesives.

Greif has over 80 years of expertise in tube and core and other converting manufacturing processes where we have refined our industry-leading adhesive products. We make it, and we use it.

Our adhesives are formulated for superior performance with an eye toward making our products better and more sustainable, especially through the lens of a paper converter.

We’re constantly innovating, testing, and developing new adhesive products that meet the needs of our converter lines and the lines of our customers. Greif adhesives are designed to provide superior performance in various applications in many industries.

GGrip™ Edge Protector Adhesives

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GGrip Edge Protector adhesives come specially formulated and rigorously tested for forming angle pads and U channels from board stock or single-faced corrugated.

GTackMax Gypsum Adhesive

The Greif GTackMax gypsum adhesives have been developed to glue gypsum board. These adhesives go through rigorous testing in both lab and production situations. They meet all current ASTM G-21 requirements for mold resistance.

GCore™ Tube Winding Adhesives

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GCore tube winding adhesives are formulated to meet your needs and designed to run on your equipment.

GCorLam™ Laminating Adhesives

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Greif GCorLam laminating adhesives come specifically formulated for laminating board stock on roll-to-roll and sheet laminators.

Location Information

Greif’s diverse range of water-based adhesives products are proudly made in the United States in Kernersville, North Carolina, and Atlanta, Texas. Our plants manufacture adhesives for tubes and cores, corrugated boxes, edge protectors, honeycombs, and other custom applications. 

Quality you can stick with

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QUALITY ASSURANCE in every batch

Each batch of adhesives runs through our quality lab, ensuring our products meet all established criteria. Supporting documentation is issued before shipment.

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PRODUCT VARIETY

Greif offers a variety of products with proven track records of quality from both our converting operations and external customer locations.

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PROVEN PRODUCT CONSISTENCY

Incorporating a load cell-based, computer-controlled batching system ensures accurate charging of raw materials and precise cooking cycles. Incoming raw materials are quality inspected, producing products with consistent properties and performance.

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CUSTOM FORMULATIONS TO MEET SPECIFIC APPLICATIONS

Wide latitude in formulating allows Greif to tailor new products to meet and exceed customer requirements for performance and efficiency. Difficult-to-adhere papers or coatings can be evaluated, and formulations developed to provide a product specific to your unique equipment and paper applications.

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STRONG PRODUCTS THAT BUILD STRONG PARTNERSHIPS

Greif partners with customers to offer a wide array of water-based adhesives. Dry blend adhesives are also available.

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ADVANCED ANALYTICAL EXPERTISE

Our lab is equipped with state-of-the-art instrumental analysis tools for determining the right products and verifying quality of materials.

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VARIOUS QUANTITIES FOR YOUR BUSINESS NEEDS

Products can ship in quantities from small volumes up to truckloads to meet your usage and economic needs. Batch size leaves no variation in product properties.

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