Finished Adhesives and Sealants

RPM International Announces Appointments

April 7, 2014
RPM International Inc. has hired Joe Toula as assistant controller, Angela Vannucci as manager of Corporate Development and Jennifer Scully as Human Resources generalist.
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HENKEL CORP.: Encapsulants

April 7, 2014
LOCTITE ECCOBOND EN 3810T and 3838T are novel encapsulant formulations that can be selectively applied to environmentally susceptible components.
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Berry Plastics to Acquire Portions of Rexam’s Healthcare Containers and Closures Business

April 7, 2014
Berry Plastics Group Inc. has entered into a definitive agreement to acquire the U.S., Mexico, and India portions of Rexam’s Healthcare Containers and Closures (C&C) business.
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HENKEL CORP.: Instant Adhesives

April 2, 2014
Two new highly flexible instant adhesives are now available: Loctite®4902™ and Loctite 4903™, which reportedly offer elongations up to 155% and provide high-strength bonds in seconds.
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H.B. Fuller First Quarter Revenue Essentially Flat

April 2, 2014
H.B. Fuller recently announced net income for the first quarter of 2014 of $14.6 million, compared to $20.7 million in last year’s first quarter.
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New Home Sales Drop 3% in February

April 2, 2014
Sales of newly built, single-family homes fell 3.3% to a seasonally adjusted annual rate of 440,000 units in February.
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Ask Dr. Dave: Is there a way to bond PTFE with regular adhesives?

Dave Dunn's April 2014 column.
April 1, 2014

It is necessary to treat the surface aggressively with chemical agents.


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Advancing Adhesives: High-Performance Epoxy Paste for Aircraft Applications

A new structural adhesive for metal and composite aircraft parts reduces cure time and costs.
April 1, 2014

Primary and secondary structures that comprise modern aircraft are typically combinations of metals and lightweight carbon fiber- or glass fiber-reinforced polymer composites joined using high-performance adhesives.


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Focus On: Adhesive Suppliers and Manufacturers Make Strides in Serving the Packaging Sector

A key requirement of any leading adhesive company is not only to meet customers' needs but to predict them.
April 1, 2014

From the first recorded use of industrial adhesives during the time of the pharaohs in Egypt until today, our industry has had two consistent driving forces: the changing needs of the industries we serve, and the innovation necessary to meet those needs.


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Differential Release Liners Defined

Differential release liners often serve as critical components in the manufacture of tapes, fiber composite and medical materials.
April 1, 2014

Differential release liners play a critical role in the coated product supply chain and adhesives product development.


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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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