Whether you manufacture standard coasters or create one-of-a-kind decorative coasters, Frank Lowe's adhesive-backed cork for coasters can transform how you do business. In addition to providing die cut cork in the exact size and thickness of your specifications, we can laminate the cork with our extra-durable adhesive to create an easy-to-apply, peel-and-stick backing.
At Frank Lowe, we offer several options designed to help you create the best product with less effort. We would love to explain some of the many options we offer designed to reduce costs and improve efficiency like our adhesive-backed cork for coasters. In the meantime, continue reading to learn more about how our kiss cut adhesive-backed cork for coasters can transform the way you do things.
When you partner with Frank Lowe for adhesive-backed cork for coasters, we'll help you Explore, Pursue, and Create the superior solution. It starts with choosing the best type of cork material:
We'll make sure you understand the pros and cons of each, and we will provide our expert advice based on more than 60 years of experience.
First we will cut the cork in any shape, thickness, or size — to your exact specifications. To help you in the process, we will even send you different samples of die cut cork, so you can test the backing out on your coaster design. Sara Jo, founder and owner of Stella Davina explains:
"Randy at Frank Lowe sent different thicknesses of cork. We didn't know whether we wanted a quarter of an inch, an eighth of an inch or how thick we wanted the cork backing. So Frank Lowe made a bunch of squares in different thicknesses and materials, so we could try them on coasters and see which ones we liked the best."
Once we decide on the best material, we'll apply a special adhesive to the cork to simplify your overall manufacturing and process.
Once we decide on the best size, shape, and thickness of the material — we will apply our aggressive adhesive on the back of the cork. This special adhesive creates a permanent bond with a variety of materials, such as:
Our adhesive has simplified manufacturing processes — leading to reduction in labor costs as well as other efficiencies. By creating a type of peel-and-stick adhesive backed cork for coasters, you'll be able to quickly remove the cork backing and apply it to the coaster with ease. You don't have to take our word for it, Sara Jo of Stella Divina best explains this process:
"Another thing Frank Lowe helped me do is find the perfect adhesive. Then, they die cut the cork backing and laminate it with the adhesive. So when I get the backing, all I have to do is peel the sticker off and stick it to the tile. This has saved my business countless hours and allows me to quickly meet larger orders."
We can also provide your final cork in bulk pack for easy distribution or kiss cut on rolls for quicker and easier application in your manufacturing. Kiss cutting explains when the cork is fully cut — without cutting the throw-away paper liner or backing.
The process of kiss cutting got its name because the components are fully cut through, but the die gently "kisses" the backing paper without cutting through it. When kiss cutting is combined with our adhesive backed cork for coasters, it creates peel-and-stick components that make application as easy and effortless as possible.
Combining Frank Lowe's adhesive backed cork with the precision of kiss cutting creates a unique set of benefits. Regardless of whether you're applying kiss-cut, adhesive backed cork by hand, an assembly line, or robotics, Frank Lowe's cork products will usually offer the following benefits:
Regardless of the size of your business, Frank Lowe is here to help. We specialize in helping businesses across all sectors create better products. The most common industries we provide our services to include:
Contact Frank Lowe today to experience why our customers say we're simply a cut above the rest.
Since 2002, Randy Cohen has served as the Senior Vice President of Frank Lowe — leading Sales and Marketing as well as a variety of Administrative operations. Randy has 25 years of experience with a background in sales & marketing, production and business management, serving both government agencies and private industry. He holds a B.A from Syracuse University and a Masters and Professional Diploma from Fordham University. Randy uses his unique set of experiences to help businesses and entities across all sectors explore, pursue, and create better solutions.