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Modular and Flexible Automated Pail Processing

With the future uncertain, manufacturers look to automation comprising modular subsystems that offer infinitely flexible capabilities.
January 2, 2014

Adhesive and sealant manufacturers continuously strive to invest their available capital budgets on acquiring pail processing equipment that will reliably and efficiently serve their current manufacturing needs, in addition to fulfilling their future requirements.


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Eliminating Common Metering and Dispensing Problems

Dispensing equipment manufacturers are designing end-of-tool metering units to help eliminate errors.
January 2, 2014

As the market continues to push the production of lighter, stronger, and more chemical-resistant epoxies, polyurethanes, and silicones, the importance of using accurate metering and dispensing equipment grows as well.


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Advancing Adhesives: A Natural Feedstock

A new carbon-negative bio-butanol production technology uses cellulose as its feedstock.
January 2, 2014

ITRI (Industrial Technology Research Institute), Taiwan’s largest and a leading international high-tech applied research institution, recently introduced ButyFix, reportedly the first biochemical technology for bio-butanol transportation fuel production with a negative carbon footprint.


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Market Trends: Growth Continues for Asia-Pacific Coatings Market

The five largest coatings suppliers in the Asia-Pacific Region are projected to capture 28% of worldwide sales in 2013.
January 2, 2014

Coating consumption in the Asia-Pacific region is projected to be 16.45 million tons worth $48.3 billion in 2013, according to the consulting firm Kusumgar, Nerlfi & Growney.


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Top 5 ASI Market Trend Stories of 2013

Hot-melt adhesives drew the most interest.
December 2, 2013

Below are the five most-viewed market trends stories on the ASI website for 2013.*


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Top 5 ASI New Product Stories of 2013

Finished adhesive products drew the most interest in 2013.
December 2, 2013

Below are the five most-viewed new product announcements on the ASI website in 2013.*


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Top 20 ASI Feature Articles of 2013

Industry leaders, trends and innovation continue to interest readers.
December 2, 2013

Below are this year’s 20 most-viewed articles on the ASI website.*


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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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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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