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What is the Difference Between a Roll Coater and an Adhesive Spreader?

Roll coaters and adhesive spreaders (also called glue spreaders) are very similar, but there are some unique differences.  Typically, adhesive spreaders will be used to bond two materials together and the applied adhesive will not be visible in the final product.   With a roll coater the coating typically will be visible in the final product… Read More >


Black Bros. Co. Exhibits at AWFS 2019

Black Bros. Co. has 3 machines on display at this week’s AWFS 2019 Fair in Las Vegas. Each of the machines is tailored to a specific area of expertise in the roll coating and laminating industry. The three machines are the TB-60 Hot Roll Laminating System, the 22D-875 Adhesive Spreader, and the 775 Hot Melt… Read More >


Black Bros. Co. Announces Promotions

Black Bros. Co. has announced two promotions recently in its sales department. Evan Wixom has been promoted to Marketing Manager. In his role, Wixom will be responsible for all aspects of Black Bros. marketing activities and the promotion of the company’s line of machinery and products. This includes website content, tradeshow planning, advertising, market research… Read More >


Black Bros. Co. 2019 Show Schedule

Black Bros. Co. enjoyed an incredible 2018 and 2019 is already off to a hot start. Check out our 2019 show schedule and come visit us at the following shows and conferences. Structural Insulated Panel Association (SIPA) SelectSIPs Expo Black Bros. is a presenting silver sponsor at the upcoming Structural Insulated Panel Association’s (SIPA) SelectSIPs… Read More >


New videos added to Black Bros. video gallery

Black Bros. Co. recently added three new videos to our expanding video library. The new videos include a video of a Panel Express Laminating Line taken during IWF 2018 last August in Atlanta, a TB-60 Hot Roll Laminator video, and footage of our specialty JIT (Just-in-time) 775 Hot Melt Adhesive Spreader. Check out the full… Read More >


Black Bros. Associate featured in Cue Career Interview

A member of the Black Bros. Co. team was featured recently in a video interview for Cue Career, a digital organization for young, developing talent. Cue Career aggregates the resources of industry associations for career exploration/navigation and workforce development. Students can learn about specific industries and associations and the bountiful opportunities they offer. The Wood Machinery Manufacturer’s of… Read More >


Black Bros. Co. Celebrates Manufacturing Month

Black Brothers Co. held an event to celebrate Manufacturing Month at its Mendota plant October 25. The event featured plant tours of Black Bros.’s corporate and manufacturing facilities, where many equipment upgrades have been made in the last two years. More than 300 community leaders, business professionals and local dignitaries got an inside view of… Read More >


Black Bros. Co. draws big crowds at IWF 2018

Just as we have every year since its iteration, Black Bros. Co. once again exhibited our world class laminating and roll coating machinery at the International Woodworking Fair, held August 22-25 at the Georgia World Congress Center in Atlanta. With estimated attendance levels near record-highs, the Black Bros. booth was packed with manufacturers looking to… Read More >


Black Bros. Co. to display at IWF 2018

Just as we have for decades, Black Bros. Co. will once again be exhibiting at the International Woodworking Fair next month in Atlanta. IWF is the largest Woodworking Show in North America, and Black Bros. Co. has participated every year since IWF’s inception. For 2018, Black Bros. will once again have some of our world-famous… Read More >


Check out Black Bros.’ full-page ad in the IWF Pre-Show Planner

Check out Black Bros. Co.’s full-page ad in the IWF Pre-Show Planner issue of FDMC Magazine, published by the Woodworking Network. The publication covers the entire range of the woodworking market, from smaller shops to productions plants, with an emphasis on best practices in management, productions, materials and design. Black Bros. has been a partner with… Read More >