China's domestic market for hot-melt adhesives was around $1.62 billion in 2014, an increase of 11% from 2013.
July 1, 2015
From the construction of King Tut’s tomb during the time of the pharaohs, to ensuring the airtight bonding of planks while shipbuilding by the Romans, adhesives have served numerous applications -and made their mark on history.
Increasing applications in the healthcare, electronics, packaging and automotive industries are all driving the market for adhesive films.
July 1, 2015
The global adhesive films market was valued at $9.7 billion in 2013 and is expected to reach $14.45 billion by 2020, expanding at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6% during the forecast period, according to Transparency Market Research's "Adhesive Films Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014-2020."
Polyolefin polymers have been an important part of daily life for variety of applications since the reported lab-scale process by Carothers in the 1930s1 and commercial process introduction by ICI in the 1940s.
With increasing consumer demand for convenience comes greater demand for high performance standards and increased sustainability. The packaging industry is no stranger to these trends taking place with consumer products across the world
Food and beverage packaging has come a long way since the prehistoric days of using natural materials like leaves and gourds for containers. Today’s food and beverage industry demands packaging that’s far more sanitary, innovative and eye-catching than what nature can provide.
BASF marked its 150th anniversary this year with a global interactive program focusing on energy, food and urban living.
April 1, 2015
BASF recently announced an international anniversary program to mark its 150th anniversary this year. In addition to celebrations and a historical retrospective, BASF has prepared a global co-creation program with partners on the topics of energy, food, and urban living.