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What is the best Animal Glue for the Rigid Box Industry?


In the world of packaging, rigid boxes have long been revered for their sturdiness, elegance, and ability to protect valuable items. From luxurious cigar and perfume boxes to high-end jewelry and candy packaging, rigid boxes are a testament to the craftsmanship and attention to detail in the packaging industry. Among the numerous components that contribute to the creation of these exquisite boxes, one element stands out as the unsung hero—the glue that binds them all together. Menichetti's animal glue, a time-honored and eco-friendly adhesive, takes center stage in the rigid box industry, especially when used with the Emmeci rigid box machine, setting the gold-standard for top-quality glues.


The Role of Animal Glue in Rigid Box Manufacturing

Rigid boxes are not your run-of-the-mill cardboard boxes. Instead, they are complex structures that involve the lamination of different substrates to a solid chipboard material. These substrates can vary from paper, leather, foil, fabric, and many others, making it a challenging task to achieve a perfect bond between these materials. This is where Menichetti's gelatin-based animal glue shines, proving itself as the go-to adhesive for rigid box manufacturers.


The gelatin-based animal glues, also known as hide glues, are widely used in various stages of rigid box production. They excel in laminating wrap materials to chipboard, resulting in flawless set-up boxes that exude elegance and durability. Moreover, they are equally effective in applications such as case making, wrapped boards, liners, folded board, slipcases, DVD boxes, and more. Menichetti has dedicated significant efforts to fine-tuning their animal glues to meet the specific requirements of the rigid box industry, earning them a reputation as the most reliable and trusted provider of adhesive solutions.



Eco-Friendly Advantages of Menichetti's Animal Glue

In today's environmentally conscious world, finding sustainable alternatives in every industry is crucial. The packaging industry is no exception. Menichetti's animal glue not only delivers exceptional performance but also aligns perfectly with eco-friendly initiatives. These glues are not just recyclable; they are truly biodegradable, making them a responsible choice for manufacturers and consumers alike.


When rigid boxes eventually reach the end of their lifecycle, their components need to be easily separable for efficient recycling. Menichetti's animal glues offer this advantage, allowing the box to be disassembled without harming the materials. This ensures that the valuable resources utilized in the creation of the rigid box can be given a new life, further reducing the environmental impact.


What makes Menichetti's animal glue truly remarkable is its consumable nature. Although not encouraged for obvious reasons, the glue is entirely safe for consumption by animals and humans due to its organic gelatin base. This characteristic underscores the natural and eco-friendly composition of the adhesive, further cementing its position as a top-tier choice for environmentally conscious industries.


Menichetti and the Emmeci Connection

Menichetti's dedication to producing top-quality animal glues extends to their partnership with Emmeci, the industry-leading manufacturer of rigid box-making equipment. The collaboration between Menichetti and Emmeci has resulted in a perfect harmony of glue and machine, streamlining the rigid box manufacturing process and elevating the final product's quality.


Menichetti's technical team has worked diligently to develop a carefully curated list of recommended glues and tapes designed exclusively for each piece of Emmeci rigid box-making equipment. This level of precision ensures that manufacturers using Emmeci machines can confidently rely on Menichetti's glues to achieve consistent and outstanding results.


McLaughlin Paper Company: The Exclusive US Supplier

For manufacturers in the United States, access to Menichetti's renowned animal glue becomes a reality through McLaughlin Paper Company, the exclusive US supplier. McLaughlin Paper Company has taken on the responsibility of stocking Menichetti's glues in their US-based warehouse and distribution center, ensuring a steady supply for the rigid box industry in the country.


By acting as the gateway between Menichetti's exceptional products and the US market, McLaughlin Paper Company plays a pivotal role in supporting the rigid box industry's growth and success. Our commitment to providing top-quality products and reliable distribution services further solidifies the bond between the suppliers and manufacturers in the industry.

Emmeci manufactures a variety of different machines for box making and laminating, with different glue requirements. Contact McLaughlin Paper Company today for a free consultation regarding the best glues for your machines.



Why Menichetti?

As the demand for rigid boxes continues to rise, the need for top-quality glues becomes increasingly apparent. Menichetti's animal glue, with its eco-friendly attributes and unparalleled performance, stands tall as the gold-standard adhesive in the rigid box industry. When paired with the world-renowned Emmeci rigid box machine, this glue elevates the art of rigid box manufacturing to new heights.

Manufacturers can rest assured that Menichetti's glues are not just the right choice for their products, but also the responsible choice for the environment. Their biodegradability, recyclability, and consumable nature reflect a commitment to sustainability and echo the changing values of consumers in a greener world.


As the exclusive US supplier of Menichetti glue, McLaughlin Paper Company empowers rigid box manufacturers to access these exceptional glues with ease, ensuring a steady supply for the industry's burgeoning needs. Together, Menichetti, Emmeci, and McLaughlin Paper Company form a formidable alliance, bringing accessibility and quality to manufacturers in the rigid box industry and exemplifying how superior adhesives can create a lasting impact on quality production.





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