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Cattie Adhesives manufactures a full line of Finishing Adhesives and Direct Mail Adhesives including Hot Melts, Water-based adhesives, Heat Seal adhesives and Cohesives for Direct Mail, Finishing and Graphic Arts applications.
Our adhesives can be Custom Formulated for Fast setting-Permanent bonding applications and for Temporary/Removable adhesive applications.  Our adhesives can be designed for use on specific Machinery and Substrates.

There are several types of direct mail adhesives available, including water-activated, pressure-sensitive, and hot melt. Each type of adhesive has its own strengths and weaknesses, and the type you choose will depend on the specific requirements of your direct mail campaign.

Our direct mail adhesive products offer excellent machining and superior bonding to all types of natural and synthetic substrates including papers, coated stocks and various Low Energy Surfaces including PET, PP, or treated PE.

Water-activated adhesives are popular for direct mail pieces because they are easy to use and provide a secure bond that will keep your mailing piece intact during transit. These adhesives are activated by water, which creates a strong bond between the mailing piece and the envelope. This type of adhesive is also ideal for printing on, as the bond will not weaken over time, ensuring that your message stays readable and legible.



Remoisten-able Front Seal Adhesive

Cattie Adhesives offers both water-based and hot melt remoisten able front-seal adhesives for a variety of application and performance requirements. Our Remoisten-able hot melts offer superior machining and block resistance under the most hot and humid climates.

Back Gum

We manufacture a full range of back gums and side seam adhesives for the slow open-end application to the fastest non-contact extrusion seam gum applications. Our products are designed for optimal machine application performance, and have excellent throwing resistance and gum box stability.

Side Seam or Pocket Folder Glue

Cattie Adhesives supplies a full range of side seam and pocket folder adhesives for the fastest non-contact extrusion seam applications. Our products have excellent machine application performance, and have excellent throwing resistance and stability.

Window Patch Gum

We have a line of very low VOC patch gums, that also exhibit excellent gum box stability. Many of our patch gums are also excellent non-contact extrusion seam gums and can offer great cost savings to envelope manufacturers.

Fugitive / Removable Grade Adhesives

Cattie Adhesives offers both water-based fugitive and hot melt Fugitive adhesives for a variety of performance requirements. Our Removable-able grade hot melts offer superior machining and are non-staining under the most hot and humid climates.  Our Removable grade adhesives will bond to most substrates.

Specialty Hot Melts and Gums

Cattie Adhesives makes a full line of specialty Hot Melts and gums that includes natural rubber latex self-seal gums, synthetic resin self-seal gums, hot-melt PSA adhesives, hot-melt re-moisten adhesives,  Removable grade, non-staining fugitive hot melts and adhesives that will bond most natural or synthetic substrates.

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Direct Mail Adhesives

Direct mail marketing remains a crucial aspect of many companies’ marketing strategies. The effectiveness of a direct mail campaign can be significantly improved by the right adhesive.

Direct mail adhesives are specially designed for direct mail applications, ensuring that the materials adhere properly and can withstand the postal process. Cattie Adhesives offers a range of direct mail adhesives suitable for a variety of substrates and conditions.

Our direct mail adhesives are available in water-based, hot melt, and pressure-sensitive formulations, providing versatility and flexibility to suit your specific needs.

Water-based adhesives are suitable for paper and other porous substrates, while hot melt adhesives are ideal for non-porous substrates such as plastics and metals. Pressure-sensitive adhesives provide a strong and reliable bond to a wide range of substrates, including paper, plastics, and metals.

In addition to substrate compatibility, our direct mail adhesives offer excellent adhesion strength, quick tack, and good flow properties to ensure optimal performance during the mailing process.

At Cattie Adhesives, we understand the importance of selecting the right adhesive for your direct mail campaign. Our team of experts can work with you to determine the best adhesive solution to meet your specific needs and requirements.

Contact us today to learn more about our direct mail adhesives and how they can enhance the effectiveness of your direct mail campaign.

For more detailed information on our complete line of products, to speak with a technical representative about your application, and to request samples, please call us at 1-800-249-0337 or email us at [email protected]

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