Articles Tagged with ''tackifier''

Shale Gas Impact on Tackifier Feedstocks

Due to the volatility of the raw material market, adhesive and sealant manufacturers must maintain awareness of industry and pricing trends.
May 1, 2014

With the advent of shale gas, the U.S. petrochemical industry has witnessed a significant shift in feedstock from naphtha to natural gas (ethane).


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Advancing Adhesives: ExxonMobil Announces Major Tackifier Expansion

A new facility will provide the hot-melt adhesives industry with nearly double the global production of hydrogenated tackifier.
April 1, 2014

ExxonMobil Chemical Co. has announced plans to build what is reportedly the world’s largest hydrogenated tackifier manufacturing facility at its recently expanded petrochemical complex in Singapore.


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New Huntsman Facility in Shanghai Draws Most Interest

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
March 24, 2014

Last week, readers were most interested in news from Huntsman regarding a new Shanghai facility.


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Readers Most Interested in ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
March 17, 2014

News from ExxonMobil regarding expansion plans for tackifier production drew the most reader interest last week.


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MAPEI Rebranding Effort is Top News

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
March 10, 2014
Last week, readers were most interested in MAPEI’s rebranding efforts.
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Sneak Peek: ExxonMobil to Significantly Expand Tackifier Production

March 6, 2014
ExxonMobil Chemical Co. has announced plans to build what is reportedly the world’s largest hydrogenated tackifier manufacturing facility.
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MINNESOTA ELASTOMERS: High-Temperature Tackifiers

September 12, 2013
PB 404-44 is a new tackifier that can reportedly retain some tack to 750/800°F and maintains a seal within an autoclave for 5 minutes.
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ARIZONA CHEMICAL: Tackifier

November 14, 2012
A new natural-based tackifier for EVA packaging hot-melt adhesives is now available.
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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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