Articles Tagged with ''sealants in construction''

ACC: U.S. Economy Continues to Improve

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The U.S. economy continues to improve, with forecasts now suggesting economic expansion into 2015, according to the American Chemistry Council’s (ACC) monthly Chemical Activity Barometer.
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291 Housing Markets Listed as Improving in September

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A total of 291 metropolitan areas across the country now qualify as improving housing markets, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) for September.
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Market Trends: China’s Silicone Sealant Market

Foreign suppliers are feeling the pressure from improved domestic technology in China’s neutral silicone sealant market.
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Suppliers, customers and channel players in China’s silicone sealant industry agree that the best products come from foreign brands. They also agree that customers are demanding higher and higher quality sealant products.


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Case Study: Runway Reconstruction

High-performance silicone joint sealants were selected in the construction of a new runway at Andrews Air Force Base.
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Silicone joint sealants from Dow Corning Corp. were selected for use in the reconstruction of the primary runway at Andrews Air Force Base in Prince George’s County, Md.


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2013 ASI Top 25

The ASI Top 25 is our exclusive ranking of the top 25 manufacturers of adhesives and sealants.
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This issue of Adhesives & Sealants Industry magazine brings the ASI Top 25, our exclusive ranking of the top 25 manufacturers of adhesives and sealants.


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Construction Expenditures in China to Grow 8.5% Annually

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Construction expenditures in China are expected to rise 8.5% per year in real terms through 2017, according to a new report.
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Adding Value with Systems Engineering

Systems engineering can be greatly beneficial when manufacturers want to integrate structural adhesives into a particular process.
By Tim Vokes
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"Added value” is not just an overused buzzword in today’s business and manufacturing environment. It can actually be the key driver in profitability when incorporating adhesives into a manufacturing process.


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Formaldehyde and Health Risks

Negative health effects caused by formaldehyde can be avoided through safe ventilation practices and detection instruments.
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Formaldehyde is a chemical widely used to manufacture building materials and various household products. Formaldehyde resin is an adhesive commonly used in woodworking, especially in veneer and lamination work. It is known for open working time, rigidity and moisture resistance.


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The Era of Full Disclosure

A phenomenon that has clearly been picking up speed throughout the last decade is the increasing public demand for full disclosure.
By Mark Collatz
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The ASTM Committee C24 on Building Seals and Sealants will meet June 9-11 in Indianapolis, Ind.
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Day Named Bostik Market Manager for Ceramic Installation Systems

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Bostik Inc.’s Consumer & Construction Division recently announced it has hired Brian Day as market manager for Ceramic Installation Systems.
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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

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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