Automation - SD-900 & Custom Automation Solutions

Angling For Success

SD-900 In-Line Automation | Standard Adhesive

When a “next generation” packaging design unexpectedly conflicts with production automation do you rework the packaging or update the automation? A global manufacturer of fishing products was faced with this challenge and turned to Glue Dots International (GDI) for answers.


How Glue Dots saved the day after a packaging redesign


Connecting With the Sun

SD-900 In-Line Automation | Standard Adhesive

During an automated packaging process, materials can shift and become unstable causing components to move during transport. An international manufacturer of solar cells turned to Glue Dots International to resolve this very issue.


How Glue Dots cut labor & maintenance costs


Glue Dots Provide Fast Relief for Carma Labs

Custom Automation | Custom Adhesive 

When Carma Labs experienced problems packaging their lip care products in multi-packs, they knew adhesives were the solution. But because they needed them quickly and in large quantities to fill orders from mass retailers, they needed a custom solution from Glue Dots International.


 How a custom Glue Dots application grew sales


Benchtop Applicators - Auto Dot® Pro & EconoDot

Keeping a New Product from Going Down the Drain

Auto Dot® Pro Benchtop Applicator | Custom Adhesive

In the case of an unforeseen assembly problem, a simple solution can save a company from costly redesigns and product launch delays. 


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Major Engine Producer Increases Productivity 50%

Auto Dot® Pro Benchtop Applicator | Standard Adhesive

A major producer of engine products realizes increased productivity in its assembly production process because of the Auto Dot® Pro, an automated Glue Dots® applicator.


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Time for a Coffee Break

EconoDot Benchtop Applicator | Standard Adhesive 

By providing complete printing, post-press, and fulfillment services under one roof, companies can save their clients money while increasing revenue.


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Keeping a Printing & Packaging Company Rockin'

Auto Dot Pro Benchtop Applicator | Standard Adhesive

When the client is a high-profile brand like iTunes®, printers need to pay special attention to speed and precision without compromising the brand. Glue Dots® adhesives and applicators make this job a song.


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Handheld Applicators - Dot Shot® Pro & QuikDot® Pro

Bridging the Gap to New Markets

Dot Shot Pro Handheld Applicator | Standard Adhesive

A national cheese manufacturer was trying to capitalize on an opportunity by breaking into the club/warehouse markets with a new value pack. Faced with short lead times the company turned to Glue Dots International’s (GDI) experience to address their unique challenges.


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Helps a Contract Packager Meet Customer Needs

Dot Shot Pro Handheld Applicator | Standard Adhesive

Cross-promoting products by attaching free samples is a common practice of manufacturers today. However, this often presents challenges in packaging design and assembly. 


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Distributing Success

QuikDot Pro | Beverage Re-Packing Adhesive

Carrying case failure is a multi-million dollar problem for the beverage industry, resulting in countless returns to re-pack centers, and higher labor and transportation costs for manufacturers and distributors. Looking to curb costs for beverage repacking, one distributor in the Pacific Northwest discovered a new technology from Glue Dots International.


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Helps a Candle Manufacturer Meet Shipping Deadlines

Dot Shot Pro Handheld Applicator | Standard Adhesive

Packaging is often employed to display a product on the store shelves as well as provide a convenient carton for storage and shipping. But for this to work, components must stay in place, and labels must be visible. 


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Dispenser Box Applicator & Custom Adhesive 

Cost-Effective Promotions Avail with Glue Dots

Dispenser Box Application | Standard Adhesive 

Promotions are a high-stakes marketing tactic where, at times, logistics can be complicated. The perfect promotions concept isn’t enough to guarantee a successful ROI.


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Glue Dots Helps Keep Hardware in Place During Shipping

Dispenser Box Application | Standard Adhesive

During shipping, parts and hardware have a way of rattling around in the box, making final assembly difficult. Basco, a manufacturer of shower doors, wanted to ensure the brackets shipped with the doors didn’t get lost, so they turned to Ellsworth Adhesives and Glue Dots International for a solution.


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Glue Dots Helps Customers Save their Soles

Custom Adhesive

ProFoot™, a leading manufacturer of insoles, arch supports and other footcare products, needed a versatile, simple way for customers to adhere insoles in their shoes. Glue Dots International worked closely with Valley Industrial Products and ProFoot to create a custom solution that worked for their entire product line.


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