In addition to the standard services and on-going support Bostik provides to all of our disposable hygiene adhesive customers, there are additional resources available upon request in the areas of training, testing, and trends. Our unique hands-on offerings can provide valuable insight to help take your disposable hygiene products and operations to the next level. They include:
Bostik disposable hygiene training services
Adhesives 101: In this half-day session led by a Bostik technical expert at your facility, your employees will gain a deeper understanding of what an adhesive is and what it does. The expert will also explain how it can be used in ways that will positively impact your products, operations, and consumer satisfaction.
Odour Overview: With a customized session led by a Bostik odour expert at your facility, you will learn how to address odour-related concerns to gain a fundamental knowledge of odour. You will also gain valuable insight on how consumers perceive odour, the science behind odour, and various odour test methods.
Odour Measurement: This half- or full-day session led by a Bostik odour expert at your facility will assist you in developing an expertly trained odour panel. With knowledgeable in-house experts, your company can measure product odour in a standardised way. The session will also provide information on odour intensity, description, and like or dislike.
Bostik disposable hygiene testing services
Products Audits: Bostik has developed an extensive line of reliable tests to measure adhesive performance at each point during your process. In our advanced facilities, we can provide adhesive performance testing. These tests include creep, peel, shear, positioning, add on, core testing, and more.
Odour Testing: In Bostik’s controlled testing facility, our specially trained odour panel can carry out finished goods or raw material odour testing. We can also help you gain a better understanding of how consumers perceive the overall odour of your products, as well as identify individual odour contributors.
Pad Attachment Testing: Through our industry-leading pad attachment adhesive test method, StaybilityTM, our experts can measure stay-in-place performance. This is done by simulating various movements representative of life’s activities and stresses. In our controlled facility, we can also test for peel, “in use” peel, and residue.
Bostik disposable hygiene trend services
Adult Incontinence Trends: This insightful 30- to 90-minute session is led by a Bostik adult incontinence market specialist at your facility or via video conferencing. Our informative presentation gives you the latest information on what you need to do to remain competitive and meet the ever-changing demands of consumers.
Corporate Social Responsibility (CSR): This 60-minute session led by a Bostik CSR expert at your facility or via video conferencing will guide you in economic, environmental, and social behaviors in the disposable hygiene industry that can help drive innovative and sustainable developments, now and in the future.
Core Trends: In this session led by a Bostik core expert, you will gain valuable insight on cores today. You will also learn about opportunities to enhance this essential component in your absorbent articles as you move forward. This presentation includes a market overview, as well as information on consumer needs, product designs and innovation, and future trends.
Undergarment Fabrics: : This 60-minute session led by a Bostik Global Market Trends expert presents information on today’s trends in undergarment fabrics. Take a closer look at garment preferences across the globe and demographics, as well as through the ages and stages of life. You will also learn how these trends affect the consumer’s disposable hygiene product choice and your adhesive needs.
Hygiene Market Trends: : This 60-minute session led by a Bostik Hygiene Market Trends expert is a high-level presentation on the five main consumer needs—comfort, confidence, consistency, cost, and convenience—driving market trends. We will explain how you can stay competitive by understanding the top needs that influence buying behaviour. You will learn how the Five Cs affect your product designs, manufacturing processes, and performance.
These additional Bostik services further demonstrate our commitment to helping you achieve your goals. We are dedicated to ensuring you not only get the best results from our adhesives but benefit from our industry expertise. This is another example of the value that Bostik brings to your business as we work together to meet the challenges of today... and tomorrow.
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