Finished Adhesives and Sealants

Advancing Adhesives: Reusable and Renewable Adhesive Mimics Geckos

Researchers have re-designed Geckskin with renewable materials.
May 1, 2014

Traditional adhesives, usually petroleum-based and often intended for a single use, present a sticky situation for sustainability. However, researchers at the University of Massachusetts-Amherst have redesigned their Geckskin adhesive using renewable materials.


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Up for Discussion: Bidding Exercises Spell Bad News for Adhesives and Sealants Industry

The process' sole purpose is driving down costs for the customers at the expense of the suppliers.
May 1, 2014

No matter what you call them—RFQs, RFPs, online auctions, reverse auctions or bids—they all spell bad news for the adhesives and sealants industry. These exercises will ultimately do irreparable harm to the industry as a whole.


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Livermore Named Sika Marketing Director

May 1, 2014
Sika Industry recently announced it has promoted Russell Livermore III to the position of director of Marketing, Industry Target Market USA.
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Nordson ASYMTEK’s Bierhuis Joins IPC Surface Mount Equipment Manufacturers Association Council

May 1, 2014

Nordson ASYMTEK, a Nordson company, recently announced that its president, Pieter Bierhuis, has been invited to join the IPC Surface Mount Equipment Manufacturers Association Council (SMEMA).


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Avery Dennison First Quarter Sales Rise 3%

May 1, 2014
Avery Dennison Corp. recently announced first quarter net sales rose about 3%.
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3M Receives EPA ENERGY STAR Sustained Excellence Award

April 30, 2014
3M recently announced it has been recognized by the U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA).
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Scott Bader Plant Receives Accreditation

April 24, 2014
Scott Bader recently announced that its chemical plant in Croatia has been awarded full certification according to the Occupational Health and Safety Management Systems (OHSAS) 1800:2007 standard.
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LCDs Continue to Gain Traction in Global Market for Electronic Display Materials

April 23, 2014
The global market for electronic display materials is expected to grow to $119.9 billion by 2018.
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FuelCell Energy Receives $3 Million for Fuel Cell Project

April 21, 2014
This project is expected to enhance the performance, increase the lifespan, and decrease the cost of stationary fuel cells.
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ADHESIVE AND SEALANT COUNCIL: VOC Compliance Tool

April 21, 2014
A new interactive tool can reportedly help users to find the latest state and local regulations pertaining to volatile organic compound (VOC) limits.
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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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