The full package of services From start to End-of-Line

Take the next step with us! Productivity needs to be pursued to the end. High efficiency and a permanent superior quality can only be achieved with perfectly adapted processes. Therefore, Jowat supports the entire value chain of customers in the packaging industry. We supply innovative adhesive solutions for perfect results in End-of-Line processes. Due to high yield and clean processing, they already facilitate reliable bonds with low application amounts and minimise maintenance and downtimes.

Coupled with our products, we will also support you with a comprehensive service in line with your needs. Whether demanding food contact requirements, ambitious sustainability goals, or “only” greater process efficiency – we will help you meet your individual objectives. From the first advisory service, to the joint implementation and application of the adhesive, and to quality assurance in the manufacturing process.



Powerful PO hot melt adhesives for case & carton sealing, trays and folding boxes

  • Clean processing and high yield
  • Excellent adhesion, high heat resistance and high flexibility at low temperatures
  • Reduced maintenance, downtimes and total costs

Jowat as partner

Your partner in bonding

Bonding is the most efficient assembly method and therefore a global growth market. The Jowat Group as medium-sized, family-owned enterprise is one of the top adhesive manufacturers around the world.

Tradition and experience from almost 100 years of corporate development allow us to act as leading company in technologies and innovations, in numerous markets and application areas. This ranking as innovative leader is made possible by the commitment and competence of our employees, the adhesive experts who always find the perfect solution for our customers.

Year of foundation
Employees worldwide
Adhesive products portfolio
Sales companies worldwide


Service unites.

Adhesives for industrial applications cannot be purchased off the shelf. They are based on a deep understanding of the application, attention to the detail in the development of the suitable formulation and highest demands for durability of the end product. Our complete service provides real added value to our customers.

From the first advisory, to the joint implementation and application of the adhesive, and to the quality assurance in the manufacturing process. Our adhesives and our support service are both tailor-made. Because we are convinced that this is the only way to create sustainable bonds. Whether human or technological, today and in the future.



Deep understanding of your challenges

Be it increasingly demanding surfaces due to a high degree of finishing or a barrier function against external factors (mineral oil, grease, water, etc.), challenging ambient temperatures, ever shorter process cycles, or rising demands regarding energy and cost efficiency: Jowat draws on a deep understanding of the challenges in the packaging industry. Processors and solution partners all over the world count on us as an innovation partner to support them in optimising production conditions and meeting the expectations of their customers.

Efficient and sustainable hot melt adhesives based on polyolefin

Our expertise in food contact applications will help you ensure product compliance. To meet ambitious sustainability objectives, we support you with adhesives based on renewable raw materials and low-temperature hot melts. Improve the efficiency of your processes with Jowat-Toptherm® packaging adhesives characterised by high yield and clean processing, and lower your total costs due to lower application amounts, less maintenance and a minimum of downtimes. With Jowat-Toptherm® hotmelts for carton closing you can reduce the complexity of your processes.



Product overview

Best all-rounder Very good adhesion Very high heat resistance Excellent tear-off at nozzle Renewable raw materials
Jowat-Toptherm® 256.10 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.00 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.65 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.91 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.73
Jowat-Toptherm® 256.10 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.00 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.65 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.91 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.73
Viscosity at 160 ºC [mPas] approx. 1,100 approx. 1,500 approx. 1,600 approx. 650 approx. 1,100
Processing temperature [ºC] 140 – 180 140 – 170 140 – 180 130 – 160 140 – 170
Open time [s] 3 – 5 3 – 5 4 – 6 3 – 5 4 – 6
Setting time very short short very short very short very short
Softening point ring & ball [°C] approx. 110 approx. 110 approx. 115 approx. 110 approx. 115
Jowat-Toptherm® 256.10 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.00 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.65 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.91 Jowat-Toptherm® 256.73
Low temperatures ++(+) +++ + - ++
High temperatures ++(+) ++ +++ ++(+) ++(+)
Difficult surfaces ++(+) +++ + - ++
Adhesive tear-off ++(+) + ++ +++ +
Thermal stability +++ +++ +++ +++ +
Dispensing +++ +++ +++ +++ +++
Approved for food contact according to EU 10/2011
FDA 175.105
EU 10/2011
FDA 175.105
EU 10/2011
FDA 175.105
EU 10/2011
FDA 175.105
EU 10/2011
FDA 175.105

+++ excellent   ++ very good   + good

The table shows a selection of our PO hot melt adhesives from the Jowat-Toptherm® product series for bonding cartons, trays and folding boxes. The technical data, characteristics and field of application provided in the table outline the differences between the individual adhesives of the product portfolio. Our Application Technology Department and our Sales Representatives are on hand to provide advice and find the best adhesive for your particular application.

Note: The information given in this leaflet is based on practical experience and on results of tests in our laboratory, and does in no way constitute any guarantee of properties. In light of the huge diversity of materials and the fact that we have no influence either on the substrates or on the process, no liability may be derived from these indications nor from the recommendations made by our free technical advisory service. Customer trials are absolutely necessary. Before processing, please request the corresponding data sheet and comply with the indications in it!



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Jowat cooperates closely with leading engineering companies specialised in application technology, mechanical and plant engineering, as well as with substrate manufacturers.


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