Articles Tagged with ''general business''

IP in Depth: Compact Prosecution

Compact prosecution was originally conceived to speed up examination, shorten pendency and increase efficiency of patent prosecution.

The concept of “compact prosecution” was introduced in the U.S. Patent and Trademark Office (USPTO) in the 1960s.


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Strategic Solutions: Selling Green

Companies need to tell the whole story when they are marketing "green" product attributes.

Green, bio-based, renewable, eco-friendly—no matter which label we attach, the current marketing buzz is about environmentally conscious products.


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Up for Discussion: Bidding Exercises Spell Bad News for Adhesives and Sealants Industry

The process' sole purpose is driving down costs for the customers at the expense of the suppliers.

No matter what you call them—RFQs, RFPs, online auctions, reverse auctions or bids—they all spell bad news for the adhesives and sealants industry. These exercises will ultimately do irreparable harm to the industry as a whole.


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Editor's Memo: The Green Stuff

Developing successful green products is much trickier than most people might think.

Wouldn’t it be great if doing the right thing automatically brought big rewards?


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Top 5 News that Sticks

Momentive News Tops List for Second Week

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
Readers were again most interested in news from Momentive, this time regarding a green chemistry initiative.
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Michelman Introduces New Brand Identity

Michelman recently introduced a new brand identity at the American Coatings Show in Atlanta.
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Focus On: Adhesive Suppliers and Manufacturers Make Strides in Serving the Packaging Sector

A key requirement of any leading adhesive company is not only to meet customers' needs but to predict them.

From the first recorded use of industrial adhesives during the time of the pharaohs in Egypt until today, our industry has had two consistent driving forces: the changing needs of the industries we serve, and the innovation necessary to meet those needs.


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Strategic Solutions: Championing Executive Leadership in Internet Marketing

Your internal house should be in order before you spend marketing dollars to attract new customers.

In the rapidly evolving field of B2B Internet marketing, I have worked with dozens of small- and medium-sized manufacturers and distributors on their strategies for being “found” online by the right people: buyers, engineers and users of their products.


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Editor's Memo: The "People" Business

We don't have to be in the hospitality business to recognize that our interactions with others can make or break us.

I’ve been doing a fair amount of traveling lately, and I had a somewhat below-average experience while checking out of one hotel.


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Ford Invests $500 Million in Ohio Engine Plant, Creates 300 Jobs

Ford Motor Co. recently announced plans to invest $500 million to upgrade its Lima, Ohio, engine plant and add 300 new jobs to support production of the all-new 2.7-liter EcoBoost® specifically engineered for the next-generation 2015 Ford F-150.
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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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