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Top 50 ASI News Stories of 2013

Stories involving acquisitions and expansions garnered a lot of interest this year.
December 2, 2013

Below are the 50 most-viewed news stories on the ASI website in 2013.*


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2013 ASI Readers' Choice Awards

We created the ASI Readers’ Choice Awards to celebrate all of the industry’s hard work and ingenuity.
November 1, 2013

Innovation truly drives the success of the adhesives and sealants industry. We created the ASI Readers’ Choice Awards to celebrate all of the industry’s hard work and ingenuity.


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Market Trends: Worldwide Composites Markets Growing

Demand for composite materials in the aerospace and automotive industries is expected to rise.
November 1, 2013

Opportunities for composites in the North American automotive market are promising.


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Transposable Adhesives: Acrylic Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives with Reactive Components

This paper was awarded the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council’s 2013 Carl A. Dahlquist Award for Best Technical Paper.
November 1, 2013

Pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) have been an integral part of many industries that require the bonding of two or more materials.


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Ensuring Floor Covering Sustainability

“Green” floor coverings are only as environmentally friendly as the adhesives and other materials used in their installation.
November 1, 2013

Floor covering manufacturers have made considerable progress in developing coverings, both hard and soft, that are healthier for building users because they have less impact on the environment.


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Using Bio-Waste and Other Alternatives as Green Adhesives

Waste materials can be reused to develop renewable and even biodegradable products.
November 1, 2013

The use of bio-waste and other alternatives to produce green adhesive products is growing in popularity due to increased industry regulations and a steady public opinion to support green products.


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Advancing Adhesives: Finding Adhesive Solutions

A collaborative approach to adhesive product development between manufacturers and clients can ensure regulatory compliance.
November 1, 2013

"Faster, better, cheaper” — does this slogan capture the nature of your customers’ demands?


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Solid Reasons for Solid Systems

Solid-system adhesives offer a variety of benefits for the workplace and the environment.
November 1, 2013

According to a 2012 market intelligence report, the worldwide solvent market is expected to produce revenues of approximately $33 billion by 2019.


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Advancing Adhesives: Prefab Houses are Taped - Not Nailed - Together

An adhesive tape has been developed to hold the individual components together.
November 1, 2013

A finished house stands on what just a few days ago was an empty green field. Such a feat is possible due to components that are industrially prefabricated in a manufacturing plant for finished parts and then simply need to be assembled on the building site, also known as prefabricated houses.


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5 Trends Impacting the Adhesive and Sealant Industry

The ASC has identified multiple trends and responded with Convention and Training Academy programming.
October 1, 2013

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has targeted five trends that it sees impacting the industry. The adhesive and sealant community will discuss these types of issues and opportunities at the ASC Fall Convention and Expo, which will be held October 21-23 in Minneapolis.


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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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Our April issue focuses on pressure-sensitive adhesives, including a preview of PSTC's 2014 Tape Summit, as well as converting/packaging and composites!

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