Customizing adhesive formulas allows customer needs to drive innovation. As the number of adhesive-using industries grows, the variety of uses for hot-melt solutions is expanding to the point where there is not a one-size-fits-all formula for any industry.
The U.S. is the world’s largest specialty chemicals market, estimated at $208 billion. As a subsector of this market, the coatings, adhesives, sealants and elastomers (CASE) markets accounted for over half, or $107 billion, in 2014.
A new label provides increased durability and readability in medical applications.
November 1, 2015
Solvay Specialty Polymers, a global supplier of high-performance thermoplastics, recently announced that S+P Samson GmbH, a manufacturer of specialty labels for industrial applications, has selected Radel® polyphenylsulfone (PPSU) film for the inlay of its new Structobond® labels for medical instrument and device applications.
This issue is a special one for the ASI staff, as it includes the announcement of the winner of the ASI Readers’ Choice Awards! Innovation is the backbone of the adhesives and sealants industry, and we created the ASI Readers’ Choice Awards to honor all of the industry’s hard work and ingenuity.