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Multiple Factors Contribute to Increasing Global Demand for Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives

The global PSA market is expected to reach $8.4 billion by 2018.
April 1, 2014

The increasing need for weight reduction of end-user products, high bonding solutions, sustainable developments, growing tape demand, rising GDP and purchasing power, are all expected to drive the global pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSA) market to $8.4 billion by 2018.


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Market Trends: Sealant Demand Growing in Europe

The construction industry continues to control the demand for sealants.
November 1, 2013

The total demand for sealants is estimated at 533,860 tons in 2012, according to “Overview of the European Sealants Market,” a new report from IAL Consultants.


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Assembly in Action

Assembly Show attendees will include salespeople, engineers and managers from a variety of industries, including aerospace/defense, electronics, consumer products, automotive, and medical/pharmaceutical.
October 1, 2013

This fall, visitors to the inaugural Assembly Show will enjoy an event that has been specially designed for suppliers, buyers and users of assembly technology and equipment.


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The Future of Electron Beam Curing

EB curing offers multiple possibilities and advantages for hardening coatings.
October 1, 2013

The first experiments with electron beams date from as early as 1920 in the U.S., but the first attempts to cure varnishes with electron beam curing (EBC) were only made in 1960.


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The Dangers of Counterfeit Dental Products

Counterfeiting costs manufacturers significant revenue and puts thousands of jobs at risk.
July 1, 2013

The manufacturing of counterfeit, imitation products has long been a problem in the consumer goods sector—and is becoming increasingly troublesome in the dental industry.


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Product Profile: Simplifying Case and Carton Sealing

A new hot-melt delivery system is designed to improve uptime and deliver cost savings.
May 1, 2013

Graco Inc. recently announced its new InvisiPac™ Tank-Free™ hot-melt delivery system for case and carton sealing applications is available through distributors.


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Coatings Innovation: PPG Earns Award of Excellence

The business was recognized for coatings used in the restoration of a historic battleship.
May 1, 2013

PPG Industries’ Protective and Marine Coatings (PMC) business recently received the 2013 Military Coatings Project Award of Excellence from The Society for Protective Coatings (SSPC) during the SSPC 2013 event held January 14-17 in San Antonio, Texas.


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Case Study: Passing the Torch

The London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony powerboat was fabricated using structural adhesives.
April 9, 2013

The now world-famous powerboat that was driven up the Thames by David Beckham to bring the Olympic flame to the London 2012 Olympics opening ceremony was a Bladerunner BR RIB 35.


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The Quick Fix: A Brief, Early History of Tape

January 4, 2013

There is no patent for duct tape. Yet objects do not simply appear out of nowhere.


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6 Tips for Disaster Preparedness

January 4, 2013

As East Coast residents continue to put their lives back together after Hurricane Sandy, asset protection lawyer Hillel L. Presser reminds Americans that we’re all vulnerable.


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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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