Many adhesives industry workers are likely to feel new pressure to join a union whether or not the Employee Free Choice Act, which passed the full House of Representatives earlier this year, becomes law.
Phenolic resins have been a crucial part of solventborne polychloroprene adhesives for more than 50 years, and provide performance enhancements that allow these adhesives to be used in very demanding applications. They are made by reacting a phenolic resin with magnesium oxide to form a metal resinate, and they are commonly referred to as “contact cements.”
tags that do not contain a silicon chip are called chipless tags. These
chipless tags could eventually be printed directly on products and packaging
for 1¢. Far more versatile and reliable, the tags could replace 10 trillion
barcodes per year. This article reports some of the findings from a new study
on the topic.