CGM offices will close at 12pm on Friday, July 2nd and reopen on Tuesday, July 6th for 4th of July observance

Happy 4th of July! We love learning fun facts about holidays that we didn't know about!

Chicago Glue and Machine will be closing at 12:00pm on Friday June 2nd for the 4th of July Holiday.  We will reopen the morning of Tuesday, June 6th .

4th of July (Independence Day) Fun Facts! (*)

The Declaration of Independence was adopted on July 4th, however it was not signed until August.

Fireworks were John Adams idea.

Americans spend 1 billion on fireworks each July.

George Washington was known to celebrate the holiday with rum.

Americans eat 155 million hot dogs on the 4th of July.

While the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, the celebration was not started until 1777 when John Adams made it a celebration.

4th of July did not become a national holiday until 1870.

The Declaration of Independence was written on a laptop.

Did you know any of these?

Don’t forget to double check your adhesive stock and the performance of your glue equipment. Should you need anything this week, please contact CGM.

Even if you’re fully prepared, you never know when a glue-mergency might arise. That’s why we’re available 24/7/365! Whether you run into issues with your machinery or unexpectedly run out of glue, we’ll be available over the holiday to help save you from the drama of a world without glue.

You can always check on your orders 24/7365 with our online portal!  Have you signed up yet?

This weekend, Nirel Inman (708)565-1017 and Francisco Miranda (630)- 306-1430 will be on call.
Please contact them if you have a glue-mergency.


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