Adhesives Magazine

Industry News (Week of 9/18/06)

September 18, 2006

ASC RE-COMMISSIONS DPNA FOR 2005-2007 NORTH AMERICAN MARKET STUDY

The Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc. has re-commissioned DPNA International Inc. to develop its 2005-2007 ASC North American Market Study for Adhesives and Sealants with Global Overview. The study includes North America with a detailed analysis of the U.S., Canada and Mexico. Also included is an overview of Western Europe, the Far East, Latin America and the rest of the world. As was done in the last ASC report, additional market data will be provided for the U.S. This report will feature expanded data for the consumer DIY segments and the paperboard/packaging adhesives market.

For more information, visit http://www.ascouncil.org/news/reports/namarketstudy.cfm or call (301) 986-9700 ext. 106.

ASYMTEK ANNOUNCES CHANGES TO EXECUTIVE MANAGEMENT TEAM

Asymtek recently announced a series of executive management changes designed to maintain continuity in the organization's leadership for long-term success. Robert L. Ciardella is transitioning from his presidential duties and will act as an advisor to the company. Under Ciardella's leadership, Asymtek has become a leading supplier of precision automated dispensing equipment for the semiconductor, medical, automotive and electronic packaging industries. John Byers will succeed Ciardella as president of the company. Since Nov. 2005, Byers has served as business unit director for Asymtek's Spectrum Business Group.

For more information, visit http://www.asymtek.com .