Articles Tagged with ''bio-based materials''

Myriant Supplies Bio-Succinic Acid to Oxea

Myriant Corp. recently announced it has supplied commercial quantities of bio-succinic acid to Oxea for use in the production of bio-based, phthalate-free plasticizers.
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Lignin in the Laboratory

The use of lignin could bring about a green, cost-effective way to develop adhesives and sealants.

A new source of lignin has been developed that produces a consistent quality for commercial quantities.


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Materials Roundtable: Let's Talk Materials

Without quality materials that are often tailored to specific applications, the adhesives and sealants industry could never fully succeed.

Raw materials and chemicals are literally the building blocks of the adhesives and sealants industry. Without quality materials that are often specifically tailored to specific applications, our industry could never fully succeed.


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Advancing Adhesives: A Natural Feedstock

A new carbon-negative bio-butanol production technology uses cellulose as its feedstock.

ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute), Taiwan’s largest and a leading international high-tech applied research institution, recently introduced ButyFix, reportedly the first biochemical technology for bio-butanol transportation fuel production with a negative carbon footprint.


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Top 5 ASI Market Trend Stories of 2013

Hot-melt adhesives drew the most interest.

Below are the five most-viewed market trends stories on the ASI website for 2013.*


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Top 20 ASI Feature Articles of 2013

Industry leaders, trends and innovation continue to interest readers.

Below are this year’s 20 most-viewed articles on the ASI website.*


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Using Bio-Waste and Other Alternatives as Green Adhesives

Waste materials can be reused to develop renewable and even biodegradable products.

The use of bio-waste and other alternatives to produce green adhesive products is growing in popularity due to increased industry regulations and a steady public opinion to support green products.


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Strategic Solutions: State-of-the-Industry Report

Recovery in the U.S. continues on solid footing, with the construction sector finally showing solid signs of growth.

2013 can only be characterized as the first year in the recent past where all was quiet on the front lines of the adhesives and sealants industry—especially as compared to the significant volatility the industry has been experiencing since the beginning of the 2008 recession.


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Advancing Adhesives: School Glues Go Green

Penford Products has teamed up with Elmer’s to develop natural school glues.

Penford Products, a division of Penford Corp. and a leading global supplier of specialty bio-products for use in industrial applications including coatings, adhesives and polymers, has announced its support behind the launch of a natural school glue jointly developed with Elmer’s Products Inc.


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Market Trends: Developing Regions Drive Global Adhesives and Sealants Demand

Developed regions including Europe, Japan and the U.S. have long represented major markets for adhesives.

Developed regions including Europe, Japan, and the U.S. have long represented major markets for adhesives.


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Dwight Tozer, vice president of ExxonMobil’s Adhesion Industry business, discusses the company’s latest tackifier expansion project with Editor-in-Chief Susan Sutton.

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