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Doing business in the Asia-Pacific region today is not the same as it was 50 years ago. Around the region, countries are pushing for greater connectivity through initiatives like China’s Belt and Road Initiative (B&R) and the Association of Southeast Asian Nations(ASEAN) efforts to integrate and harmonize regulatory regimes.
Customizing adhesive formulas allows customer needs to drive innovation. As the number of adhesive-using industries grows, the variety of uses for hot-melt solutions is expanding to the point where there is not a one-size-fits-all formula for any industry.
The production of both insulating glass and curtain walls incorporates bonding and sealing steps that use multi-component adhesives. The success of these bonding and sealing steps depends on proper mixing and accurate, on-ratio dispensing of the adhesive components.
Effective curing of ultraviolet (UV) adhesives is an important aspect in the assembly and manufacturing of many products. Historically, mercury arc lamps have been used as the curing source in a range of industrial applications and processes to polymerize adhesives, coatings, and inks.
In addition to the exhibition hall, the show will host a keynote speaker on sustainable improvement and lean manufacturing, three afternoon workshops, and various lectures and presentations.
October 1, 2015
The ASSEMBLY show is scheduled to take place October 27-29 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill. In addition to the exhibition hall, the show will host a keynote speaker on sustainable improvement and lean manufacturing, three afternoon workshops, and various lectures and presentations in the Showcase Theater.