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Shortage of EVA is increasing

The worldwide shortage of raw materials in basic chemistry continues to increase, this largely includes raw materials for base plastics and adhesives such as EVAs, Olefins and Vinyl Acetate Monomer (VAM). Cheap segment is becoming scarce The cheap segment of raw materials is the first to be scarce, because Read more...

Raw materials for hot melts

March 17, 2021 Various raw materials for hot melt adhesives are currently scarce. Due to the extreme winter weather in Texas last February, much of the industry there came to a standstill. The Texas industry makes many basic chemicals for plastics, chemicals and adhesives. Read more...

R&D gluing laboratory

Intercol has an extensive modern laboratory that is specially intended for the growing activities in the field of adhesives. The laboratory combines research and development, technical service and application development in one facility. The lab's options include spraying Read more...

Fruit coatings

Various coatings are possible to extend the shelf life and shelf life of fruit, both soft fruit and hard fruit. This technique covers the fruit with a coating completely and it enhances the hardness, the taste and the overall impression Read more...

Binders factory

Intercol is originally a factory for water-based adhesives. This product group has major interfaces with coatings and binders, particularly in the field of R&D and production. We therefore produce binders under private label for a very diverse product group, Read more...

Coating factory

Intercol is a factory of adhesives, binders and coatings. These product groups have many interfaces in terms of raw materials and production technology. Our R&D and production facilities can therefore collaborate efficiently in specific markets, with Intercol under private label, your Read more...

Produce water-based coatings

Intercol has a large interface in the field of water-based coatings with many products, for applications in: Packaging Food Construction Industry These coatings can have all kinds of applications. Usually our customer is the expert in the field of application, and is Read more...

Seed coating: A tool for agricultural crops

Intercol supplies a diverse number of coatings for agricultural applications, for example to preserve products longer, to make them easier to process or as a binding agent for substrates. A basis of this technology lies in the knowledge of practical application of Read more...

Extensive hot melt portfolio

At Intercol we receive a wide variety of requests from our customers. Some customers are looking for a hot melt adhesive that is an all-rounder, many are asking for the best-performing all-solution product, and others are asking for the lowest or most Read more...

Adhesives for labeling machines

Intercol supplies adhesives for various labeling machines with the different labeling techniques. Both wet glues and hot melts. Carousel labeling machine We offer a standard adhesive range for Carousel labeling machines. This range is designed for efficient and clean processing. Deliver depending on your wishes Read more...

Hot melt adhesive for fast Bosch packaging machines

Intercol has a special hot melt adhesive for fast running tray forming, closing and carton sealing machines, even when the compression is poor, and the compression time is very short. Also the low viscosity of this adhesive makes it possible Read more...

Hot-Melt Adhesives for Packaged Consumer Goods

Intercol has a wide range of hot melts (hot melt adhesive). The standard products such as EHM 5090 are versatile in a range of environments and applications for sealing various packaging such as boxes. Metallocene hot melt adhesives for packaging EHM 5090 is Read more...

Biobased & Biodegradable cleaning agent for adhesives

Since its foundation in 1972, Intercol's philosophy has been to replace glues made with volatile solvents with solvent-free products. Usually these are water-based adhesives or hot melt adhesives. Also for use in food environments. For cleaning with Read more...

DE 221, bio glue

DE 221 is an adhesive based on polysaccharides and is therefore eligible for biobased and biodegradable projects. DE 221 is an adhesive suitable for various applications. Special properties of the adhesive: Low viscosity Fast drying due to very high solids Read more...

PL 681, bio glue

PL 681 is a glue based on starches. This glue is therefore eligible for biobased and biodegradable products. Area of application: This product is suitable, among other things, for the bonding of various types of paper.Application: Materials: Suitable for the bonding of paper Read more...

Durability

Intercol works daily on a stable future with a pleasant living environment. Since 1972, one of our main pillars has been to replace solvent-free adhesives with our in-house developed water-based systems. You can read more about below: Solvent-free adhesives Hotmelt, Read more...

hot melt for Nordson spray guns on high speed labellers

Intercol has some new hot melt labeling adhesives developments with the latest generation raw materials that allows to significantly reduce the amount of adhesive, combining economic saving with excellent quality of the pack also eliminating the potential risk of migration Read more...

Swirl hot melt applications

Swirl hot melt applications are often seen where larger surfaces need to be glued together, or where the materials to be bonded are sensitive to heat. A standard range of hot melt adhesives is available at Intercol for Swirl applications. Different types of Read more...

11mm glue sticks and glue sticks

Intercol has a standard range of hot melt adhesives available, such as 11mm and 43mm glue cartridges. What is hot melt a glue stick? Hot Melt adhesives are 100% solid adhesives that are applied with a heated hand gun and bond with their heat. Read more...

manual glue guns hot melt adhesives

Intercol is a specialist for standard available and custom development of adhesives for industrial use. Manual hot melt installations are available for testing or productions that need to start up. This manually operated hot melt equipment is suitable for Read more...

Changing glue - how do you do that and what should you pay attention to?

When exchanging a hot melt, for example for a temporary test or switching to a new adhesive, there are a number of things that must be taken into account, in particular, in order to avoid problems in the longer term. Although hot melts Read more...

The largest glue factory in the Netherlands?

We asked ourselves, what is the largest glue factory in the Netherlands? This is difficult to answer, because it is not always clear what is meant by glue, and a German glue manufacturer with a sales office in the Netherlands is also competing Read more...

MIT & CMIT Free glues

Intercol has been able to make part of the adhesive range free from CIT and CMIT. Chemical excipients such as Isothiazolinone and Methylisothiazolinone can cause allergic reactions. These substances are widely used in industry as a preservative. Allergic Reactions Some people are Read more...

Laminating textiles with adhesives

Almost all forms of laminating are possible with glues. For whatever purposes. It is quite possible to join different layers with glue: a combination of the same as well as different materials is possible. Various textiles non-woven material sound-absorbing Read more...

Industrial mixing of liquids

Industrial mixing with a capacity from 6 liters to 20,000 liters is provided by Intercol for the mixing of liquids, pastes, adhesives and coatings. Our available mixing machines are also available in combination with our R&D capacity. Depending on your specific Read more...

Perfect gluing

Intercol and DS Smith approaching “zero defects” on inline folder gluers READ: 5 minutesWHO WILL SPEAK: Henry Mannenof Intercoland Robert Smithand Bjorn Reudinkof DS Smith Eerbeek WHY SHOULD YOU READ THIS? The expertise of an adhesive manufacturer results in perfectly glued boxes. 'zero Read more...

Adhesives for American folding boxes

Intercol is a producer of various glues, including glues for closing American folding boxes (end-of-line) with hot-melt glue and boxes to be produced on folding gluing machines and inliners with cold glue. What is an American folding box? An American folding box made of corrugated cardboard attached to the Read more...

The benefits of water-based adhesives

Durable adhesive solutions for a wide variety of applications Intercol's SML range of adhesives guarantees innovative, durable water-based adhesive solutions that are used in a variety of applications. The adhesives are ready to use and optimized for specific, machine applications and offer an advanced one Read more...

Hot melt for gluing PVC

Gluing PVC with hot melt may seem like a fairly simple task at first, but it is important to know that PVC contains plasticizer, which can adversely affect the adhesion of the hot melt in the long term. PSA Read more...

Are hot melts recyclable?

Paper is often recycled, sustainability is a strong point of paper in packaging. But what does that recycling process look like and what happens with auxiliary materials such as adhesives and hot melts? Can cavity melt adhesives be properly recycled? In the pulper Read more...

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Adhesives for personal protective equipment (PPE)

In many countries, facial covering has been mandated in shops and supermarkets. This requirement is already mandatory in countries such as England, Germany, France, Belgium, Greece, Denmark, Norway, Spain, Italy and Scotland, while Wales and Northern Ireland. Adhesives for mouth and face masks Since Read more...

Welcome to Intercol

This is the homepage for visitors from the Intercol Internet connection. Do you see improvements or do you have questions about the website? Let me know. Regards, Henry

Glue EMBA flexo foldergluer

EMBA Machinery AB of Orebro, Sweden, is a leading global supplier of the golf processing industry and has been producing quality machines since 1954. These can be equipped with various adhesive systems, such as Baumer HHS, Valco Melton, Nordson or Robatech. With all these different Read more...

How do you make glue?

You can easily make glues from, for example, potato starch, wheat starch or corn starch. Sugar, known from syrup, also sticks well of its own.

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Intercol is an independently operating organization and was founded in 1972. The company has become a leading company in the industrial adhesives market. Intercol is a manufacturer of "tailor-made" adhesives based on in-house developed Read more...

Nordson autofill hot melt adhesives

Intercol has test and laboratory facilities in Ede, the Netherlands, to test hot melt adhesives in Nordson hot melt adhesives. Our granulate, pastilles and prill-shaped hot melts are also easy to process in automatic filling systems with Read more...

Hot glues for paper and cardboard

Packaging adhesives must meet many conditions in terms of adhesion and food safety, these adhesives must be fast and safe to process and must match the required machine settings. The hot melts meet many packaging requirements. Intercol is suitable for almost every packaging application Read more...

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Edese glue factory is a multi-million company: 'About half of every mountain of cardboard is assembled with our glue'

EDE -It started with a small glue kettle. Intercol in Ede is now a multi-million company in high-quality adhesives. And the growth is not over yet: a new warehouse is now being added. . . Read the whole article here.

Durability

Intercol works daily on a stable future with a pleasant living environment. Since 1972, one of our main pillars has been to replace solvent-free adhesives with our in-house developed water-based systems. You can read more about below: Solvent-free adhesives Hotmelt, Read more...

Glue education at “het Klokhuis”: why does glue not stick inside the bottle?

Tonight we could (again) be seen in "Klokhuis", a Dutch educational TV program for children. One of the children wondered why the glue does not stick to the inside of the bottle, Intercol had the answer. Sorry, the Read more...

The story of a hot melt adhesive

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Perfect gluing

By means of new glue and improved settings, corrugated cardboard manufacturer DS Smith in Eerbeek and adhesive supplier Intercol approach zero defects on the production line for corrugated cardboard packaging.

New warehouse 2021/1/1

Intercol's new warehouse was put into use on January 1, 2021. The adjacent industrial site was purchased in 2019 and the new construction of our warehouse was realized at the end of 2020. Finished product is stored in this warehouse, ready for shipment. It has Read more...

Intercol Webinars!

Intercol will start giving webinars to serve you even better in the current times.The following webinars are scheduled: Tuesday April 21, 2020 at 11:00 am Troubleshooting Hot MeltsWednesday, April 22, 2020 at 11:00 am Read more...

Empack - September 15, 16 and 17, 2020 - 9:00 AM - 5:00 PM

Due to the corona virus, the upcoming edition of packaging fair Empack will be moved to 15, 16 and 17 September 2020 in Jaarbeurs Utrecht. Earlier dates in April and June will expire. The new edition of Empack will take place on 15, 16 Read more...

Intercol is running at full speed

Intercol understands that cardboard packaging that is widely used for food and medicine is vital at a time like this. Recent developments require many factories to provide packaging quickly and efficiently. We continue to produce Read more...

Kraftliner and testliner Folder Gluer adhesives

Having designed and manufactured folder-gluer adhesives since 1972, Intercol has a wealth of experience in gluing kraftliner and testliner corrugated boxes. Intercol utilizes the know-how of our application technicians, the input of users, and our research and development department, to Read more...

Hot melt manufacturer Europe

Intercol is a hot melt manufacturer in Europe. In addition to hot melts, water-based glue is also produced. What is hot melt? hot melt is a thermoplastic plastic that has properties to bond materials. Hot melt is often used in production processes Read more...

Adhesives for Vega folder gluers

For all vega folder gluer machines Intercol offers a range of adhesives. AQUILA FRECCIA POLARIS PULSAR ALTAIR Corrugated board boxes provide innovative solutions for the packaging of various consumer goods, foods and industrial appliances. Intercol's food safe, SML, inliner folder Read more...

Flexo Folder Gluer adhesives

Intercol has a range of adhesives for corrugated boxes produced on Flexo Folder Gluers. Folder Gluers with adhesive detection systems based on visual camera systems are designed to not only deliver quality boxes to your customers but to also increase Read more...

Reduce microstops on inliners

Do you have an inliner folding and glue application from, for example, Mitsubishi, Martin, Emba, BGM, Isowa or Bobst? Do you know Intercol? Then you probably already have the gluing process under better control, don't you know Intercol yet? We are happy to help you Read more...

Cord strapping hot melt

Hot Melt polyester straps are produced with help from a specially developed range of hot melt adhesives. Hot melt adhesives increase the ease of use and quality of strapping. This type of hot melt coated straps can be used with different Read more...

Corrugated cardboard, the responsible choice

The use of packaging, paper and cardboard is often associated with waste, high environmental impact and high transport volume. However, this is not true. For the production of cardboard, usually 80% recycled cardboard and 20% new cardboard are used. Corrugated cardboard Read more...

PVOH suppliers

Polyvinyl alcohol (PVOH) is made by hydrolyzing polyvinyl acetate, Intercol uses PVOH as raw material or as additive in it's adhesives and coatings. Because of our expertise in this area and our toll blending capacities, Intercol also offers PVOH blending Read more...

EHM 5088 pr25670

EHM 5088 is a fast setting Polyolefin hot melt adhesive. Specially developed for short compression times or high strength packagings. EHM 5088 is a hot melt adhesive which is used in the packaging industry, eg American folding boxes, case erecting, Read more...

MOSH MOAH FREE PSA hot melt adhesive

EHM 9882 is a MOSH MOAH FREE PSA hot melt adhesive. This PSA hot melt has been developed as a mineral oil free pressure sensitive adhesive. This pressure sensitive adhesive is suitable for high tack self adhesive tapes and coatings. Read more...

Mix your own water-based products

Have you developed your own recipe and would you like to market it? For example, by selling to industrial parties? Or have you developed your own product for, for example, your new sound and wall insulating product? At Intercol the Read more...

What is peel adhesion?

Peel Adhesion is the force measured to peel off a tape from a standard substrate such as Steel Strips or a substrate, mostly plastic are cut in 1 inch wide and 12 inch long. The peel test is measured with an Read more...

What is R&B, softening point Ring and Ball

Liquid hot melt is being put in a metal ring. Let the hot melt adhesive cool down to room temperature in a solid state. Put 2 rings filled with a solid hot melt on the structure and place the structure Read more...

Water soluble PVOH blending

PVOH technology can provide an environmental and marketing advantage to many markets, such as adhesives, coating, protective, textile and cleaning products. Adhesive manufacturers, packaging manufacturers, printing companies and consumers face increasing restrictions. To reduce packaging waste paper and board are Read more...

Food suitable window adhesive for PE coated cardboard

Special adhesives are available for PE coated cardboard and polystyrene film, such as the PR1384. For a complete overview, look at our page cardboard adhesives. Field of application: This glue is suitable for the production of windowed products, among other things. On materials such as Read more...

Paperboards and adhesives

Intercol has an extensive range of adhesives to bond different quality paperboards. Especially for coated, metallised and PET laminated boards, specific adhesive may be required to use. If you use one of these paperboard qualities, Intercol can offer you Read more...

Fine, high purity, white marble powder

Fine, high purity, white marble powders can be used as a filler in adhesive, to increase solids contents and reduce moisture effects in dispersion adhesives. For special products, this might be the best technical solution, for other products, it may Read more...

Water Soluble cellulose

Intercol has different grades of cellulose such as a series of off-white powders that are easily dispersed and dissolved in cold or hot water. Intercol developers, manufacturers and blends solutions vary in viscosities. Cellulose is chemically a short to very Read more...

Aqueous polymer dispersions based on vinyl acetate

Intercol produces various blends with vinyl acetate-ethylene (UAE). These dispersions are based on copolymers produced by the emulsion polymerization of hard, polar vinyl acetate monomer and soft, hydrophobic ethylene monomer. Ethylene provides permanent flexibility to UAE polymers. No external plasticizer Read more...

New EHM 3417 packaging hot melt adhesive

Hot melt EHM 3417 is a new generation polyolefin hot melt adhesive, water white and free of odor, especially developed for the packaging of food, retail products and confectionery industry. This new PO Hot melt adhesive Provides higher thermal stability and Read more...

Office business units Ede for rent

Office units and business units can be rented in the adjacent building of Intercol in Ede. Exhibition space or studio space.

Sustainable adhesives

Intercol is a producer of adhesives. A large part of our range is eligible for the sustainable group of adhesives. Our adhesives support many environmentally friendly packaging. Good packaging contributes to the quality of the end product and minimizes the burden on the environment. Read more...

Environmentally friendly packaging

Environmentally friendly packaging and the recycling of packaging are the future. Intercol contributes to these developments in countless projects, just examples: Replace self-adhesive labels with glued labels and vegetable glue. A packaging producer uses around 100,000,000 on an annual basis Read more...

Textile and non wovens bonding assembly

The applications of textiles, certainly in a country like the Netherlands, is measured by many high-tech textile experts, find endless applications. For example in the hygiene sector with all kinds of non-woven applications, but also in the floor and construction industry there are many Read more...

Folder Gluers with Baumer HHS

Having designed and manufactured folder-gluer adhesives since 1972, Intercol has a wealth of experience in this field. Already from the start of Intercol, this adhesive where a focus for our R&D Department. Nowadays, we have utilized the know-how of our Read more...

Empack - 3 and 4 April 2019 - 9:00 am - 5:00 pm

Location Brabanthallen 's-HertogenboschDiezekade 25222 AK' s-Hertogenbosch The Netherlands Dates: April 3, 20194 April 2019 Opening hours: Both days from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm Visitor registration Paper, Packaging & Graphic Food packaging Corrugated cardboard Folding cardboard Bookbinding Circular cardboard Read more ... Nonwoven Hygiene Diapers Construction Positon Read more ... Wood, construction & furniture Read more...

Intercol at CCE International 2019 - Corrugated & Carton Exhibition

#Munich, Hall B6, Stand 112 #Germany! We will be there from the 12th - 14th of March 2019. However if you are going to miss us visit our website at: https://lnkd.in/eQsaGaj#PSA#Hotmelt#Schmelzklebstoffe#Klebstoffe#Deutschland#Munich#Tapes#Bags # Folding # Gluing # Adhesives # Manufacturing # Glue # Reliability # Inliner # foldergluer # Parcelbox # Manufacturer # Foodsafe # Corrugated # Cartons # UV detection # cce # ic and watch our 59 second company video https://www.youtube.com/watch ? v = 6Hu9tRA7HM4 PUR hot Read more...

Hot melt and glue at the Empack Birmingham

Intercol is present at the Empack in Birmingham, where we would like to share all technical details about our range of adhesives and hot melts. Especially food-safe adhesives in the packaging industry, both UV Detectable water-based adhesives, and end-of-line packaging hotmelts. Next Read more...

Liquid POLYVINYL ALCOHOL blending company

Intercol blends, manufacturers, and develops a wide range of water-based liquids. These can be used for specialty coatings, adhesives, primers, binders and treatments. Our liquid products are easy to integrate in production processes, and with our R & D center, we can Read more...

Bulk gluing paper and cardboard

Gluing paper and cardboard Gluing cardboard tubes, cardboard boxes, all kinds of paper and cardboard Cardboard tubes, spiral wrap for bonding inner and outer layers with fast adhesion PVA / PVAC / Dextrin / starch based adhesives Corrugated cardboard Paper bags and Read more...

Adhesives for packaging, food safe.

Packaging adhesives Intercol has an extensive range of specialist adhesives for packaging, such as cardboard and plastics, but also many other materials. Our adhesives are often developed specifically for applications in the packaging market. Adhesives for cardboard packaging Our adhesive products for cardboard packaging Read more...

Adhesives - Empack Birmingham

Hosted at the NEC, Birmingham, Intercol Adhesives is at the Empack UK's premier event for all things in packaging technology, equipment and machinery. A show that looks to the future of packaging technology with Intercol adhesives with it's newest Read more...

Food-safe UV detectable adhesives.

Glue detection systems are increasingly being used on the basis of UV light detection. This system contributes to the quality of the products. However, the technology is also faced with challenges. Standard optical brighteners in paper can make UV adhesive detection difficult Read more...

Corrugated cardboard Inliner adhesives

Newsletter for the corrugated board industry 1. Machines must be faster and faster! Due to changes in the market, machines, materials and customer requirements, the knowledge of people, innovation and a reliable and efficient production process are becoming increasingly decisive. Machines must be faster and faster Read more...

Food-safe cleaning agent for gluing

In addition to gluing, you can also come to Intercol for cleaning products to remove glue residues. Of course it is better to prevent contamination from the use of adhesives, our glue specialists can advise you on this. But sometimes Read more...

Glue college 2019

In March 2019 we had our glue college week. Since last year is the course labeling adhesives has been added to the program. Intercol provides these trainings to customers and other relations to let them have the opportunity to gain more theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of adhesives. Read more...

"Kiloknallers are show stoppers"

On Thursday, September 28, 2017, the Folding Board Platform Netherlands organized a Technical Day for suppliers and companies active in the (folding) cardboard. In the technical forum there were speakers from various manufacturers: from cardboard, ink, punching, displays and glue. After Read more...

Why do glues not stick to the inside of it's tube?

A children knowledgde program on dutch television "Het Klokhuis" was looking for the answer to this question, but also came up with the following questions that are answered by Intercol; How does an adhesive bond, how does it dry and what is glue made from? How is Read more...

BRC food-safe hot melts

Intercol has packaging adhesives a wide range of packaging adhesives that is accredited according to the food standard of the British Retail Consortium, BRC. More and more retailers and suppliers of food packaging require third-party certification from their suppliers. THE BRC standard supports the Read more...

Glue Knowledge Week 2020

In February 2020 it's glue course week again. The PUR hotmelts course is new this year. Intercol gives all its customers and other relations the opportunity to gain more theoretical and practical knowledge in the field of adhesives. Read more...

Empack Brussels

Intercol stands at stand D031B - Click on the banner for your free ticket Empack 2018 Brussels Brussels Expo Brussels, Belgium 03 - 04/10/2018

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