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.
Solvents have traditionally been derived from petroleum. These petroleum-based solvents are now being replaced by bio-based solvents, derived from renewable feedstocks such as corn, soybeans and orange peels.