Adhesives Magazine

ASC AND CHEMQUEST ANNOUNCE DEVELOPMENT OF WEB-BASED SELECTOR TOOL

January 16, 2008

The ChemQuest Group Inc. and The Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc. (ASC) have announced the development of a web-based “Selector Tool” designed to help simplify the selection of adhesive and sealant products based on key application and product usage criteria.

The informational “Selector Tool” will encompass all aspects of the adhesives and sealants industries - from material substrates to formulative technologies, resin species, application criteria, product usage, and service life characteristics. ChemQuest’s knowledge of the specialty chemicals value chains and vertical markets of the industries will enable ASC to continue providing information, education and representation to deliver value to its members. The ChemQuest Group Inc. supports the ASC’s vision to be the essential center of knowledge and a catalyst for industry growth for manufacturers, suppliers, and end users.

The Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc. is a leading North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry. Incorporated in 1958, the Bethesda, MD-based ASC is bound by the collective efforts of its members and strives to improve the industry operating environment and strengthen its member companies. Today, ASC members account for more than 75% of aggregate industry revenues, exceeding some $6 billion annually. The ASC is comprised of 125 adhesives and sealants manufacturers, raw material and equipment suppliers, and industry consultants.

The ChemQuest Group Inc. is an international strategic management consulting firm specializing in the coatings, adhesives and sealants, and automotive industries. With headquarters in Cincinnati, ChemQuest has offices located throughout North America, Europe and Asia.

For more information, visit www.chemquest.com.