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Innovations

  • 2019

    New heat-activatable sealing adhesive ALFASEAL® 170. The adhesive can be sealed at approx. 130°C and is sterilisation-resistant after sealing. The adhesive is also suitable for bonding paper and cardboard.

  • 2018

    Two new adhesives released for anti-slip coating. Check out ALFAST® 453 and ALFAST® 454 for your anti-slip application.

  • 2017

    Portfolio completed for envelope making using ALFAST® 2514 to affix the inner liner in paper envelopes. New acid-free dispersion adhesive for gluing archive boxes ALFAST® 2707.

  • 2016

    ALFA D dispersion adhesives relaunched under the brand name ALFAST®. Introduced the self-curing dispersion adhesive ALFAST® 3565 for gluing untreated films on cardboard or paper.

  • 2015

    Launched the advanced gumming adhesive ALFAST® 7613 for envelopers onto the market. Expanded the portfolio for heat-sealing adhesives (blister coating) with the addition of ALFASEAL® 560 that has been approved for contact with dry foods.

  • 2011

    Introduced ALFAST® 510 for plastic surfaces that are difficult to bond. Introduced the first biodegradable adhesives in the ALFAST® 900 series.

  • 2010

    Launched the high-performance adhesive ALFAST® 2536 for rapid, highly accurate nozzle application with cycles up to 100 dots per second. Introduced a water-based peelable adhesive for protecting surfaces ALFAPEEL® 892.

  • 2009

    Continued developing our tried-and-tested heat-sealing adhesives (blister coating) for the ALFASEAL® series. Developed new dispersion adhesives for the automatic production of photo albums.

  • 2008

    Switched the entire product range to phthalate-free plasticisers so that all of our dispersion adhesives are phthalate-free. Launched new dispersion adhesives for food packaging taking into consideration Regulation EU 1935/2004 and EU 2002/72.

  • 2007

    Developed a high-performance adhesive for nozzle application in partnership with an established manufacturer of cold glue nozzles.

  • 2006

    Launched the first products in the range of SIMALCO removable dispersion adhesives.

  • 2005

    Started developing single-component dispersion adhesives for film-laminated folding boxes.

  • 2004

    Launched the multi-purpose heat-sealing adhesives (blister coating) ALFASEAL® 3561 and ALFASEAL® 3562 onto the market.

  • 2003

    ALFAPOLY® launched.

  • 2002

    Launched ALFAST® 2667 onto the market for permanently bonding stainless steel to wood.

  • 2001

    Launched ALFAPLAN® laminating adhesives onto the market for outstanding flatness on laminated materials.

  • 1984

    Introduced dispersion adhesives for industrial applications in packaging machines.

  • 1980s

    Continued developing the product range of fast-setting, water-based dispersion adhesives.

  • 1972

    Founded the company.