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Hot or Cold Foil? – That is the Question.

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With the variety of manufacturing options available to add eye catching effects, one of the most talked about is the difference between hot foil and cold foil. Cold Foil During the cold foil process, a UV-curable adhesive is printed on the substrate in the shape of the design that is…

Social Responsibility by Charitable Donations

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Social responsibility is the idea that businesses should balance profit-making activities with activities that benefit society. A charitable donation is a gift made by an individual or an organization to a nonprofit organization, charity or private foundation. Nadco's social responsibility is very well known in our local community. We regularly donate our time, products, and services for good…

Stand Back – Blast Tape In Use

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BT-100, better known as Blast tape, doesn't explode but rather the blast refers to media blasting of surfaces - some call it paint stripping. BT-100 prevents small particles of blast media and other foreign debris from infiltrating and damaging sensitive surfaces, components and control systems and protects areas you don't…

The Origins Of Tape

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Did you know that the discovery of adhesive tape originated from tree sap? While the first use of tape didn't appear until 1845, the adhesive substance that is commonly found in many tapes today dates back all the way to 4000 B.C where pots were made with the substance derived…

This Month’s Featured Industry- Construction

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There is one inevitable activity that occurs every summer. No it's not the annual vacation or family reunion but rather it is construction. Construction is one of the pioneer industries in the world, constantly improving upon infrastructure to make the world a better place. As much as construction can hinder…

Let’s Talk Prototyping!

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The word prototype derives from the Greek - protos, "first" and typos, "impression". A prototype is an early sample, model, or release of a product built to test a concept or process or to act as a thing to be replicated or learned from. A prototype is generally used to…

Just keep at it!

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Thomas Edison made 1,000 unsuccessful attempts at inventing the light bulb. When a reporter asked, "How did it feel to fail 1,000 times?" Edison replied, "I didn’t fail 1,000 times. The light bulb was an invention with 1,000 steps." Henry Ford failed and went broke five times before he succeeded.…

Trade Show Power

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Many companies go to trade shows to find potential new customers or to introduce themselves  to a market. Drawing in potential customers to your booth is critical to success. Early in February the NADCO team went to the MD&M West show in California. Our President, Rená, made fresh cookies during…

Niche Products Are The New Thing

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There are so many hip new products now that nobody had heard of before until they were marketed in an ecommerce environment. Physical locations rely on foot traffic and location which definitely shrinks reach. Forward-thinking merchants want to reach a bigger audience to compensate for a smaller target group, ecommerce…

Let It Snow?

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As we enter into the last month of 2017, a dreaded date for some is December 21, the beginning of winter. Nadco is located in the Sunshine State of Florida, south of Tampa, and we very rarely get snow (flurries). Due to Florida's low latitude and subtropical climate, temperatures cold…