An adhesives and sealants manufacturer helps a Canadian hospital to avoid water issues in additions.
January 2, 2017
When the Hawkesbury District & General Hospital (HGH) decided to build two large additions to its community hospital in Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada, construction officials knew there was a big problem to solve.
A new polyol can extend the life of company equipment and facilities while meeting stringent federal containment regulations.
January 2, 2017
America’s infrastructure GPA stands at a D+, with an estimated $3.6 trillion of work needed by 2020 to repair the country’s out-of-date structures, bridges, roads, etc.1 Part of these issues lie within public parks and recreation, which are being used by a reported 140 million Americans on a daily basis.
This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week on our website, as well as our eNewsletter and social media platforms.
Examining the pros and cons of clay-coated kraft papers (CCK) and polyethylene-coated papers (PCK).
November 3, 2016
The graphic arts market is dominated by two paper-based release liner options: clay-coated kraft papers (CCK) and polyethylene-coated papers (PCK). The AWA global market study “Pressure-Sensitive Graphic Films 2016” shows that CCK papers hold a share of 44%, and PCK papers have a share of 40%; both are mostly used worldwide as release liners.
The slow recovery from the historic downturn in residential construction continues in 2016. In the mid-2000s, increasing prices and easy credit led to a rush of investment in residential construction. At the end of 2005, new residential investment accounted for an unsustainable 6.5% of GDP above its long-term rate.