Green Products/Applications

3M: Wind Blade Coating

May 17, 2013
The Renewable Energy Division of this company introduced a new solution for wind blade protection at WINDPOWER, which took place May 5-8.
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Croda to Install New Solar Energy System

May 10, 2013
Croda Inc. recently announced that it will continue with its focused efforts in the area of sustainability with the installation of solar panels at its Atlas Point manufacturing facility.
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Environmentally Friendly Manufacturing

One company illustrates how industry can make a big difference when sustainability is fully embraced.
May 1, 2013

"Environmentally friendly” can mean many different things. For Emerald Performance Materials—a mid-sized specialty chemicals company with four business groups, eight manufacturing operations and sales to more than 70 countries across the globe—it has meant making a concerted effort to reduce emissions and consider ways to improve the chemical composition and volatile organic compound (VOC) levels of products.


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Coatings Innovation: New Environmental Road Markings Improve Safety

The road markings incorporate tiny glass beads that reflect the light from headlights in dark or wet conditions.
May 1, 2013

Road markings ensure traffic safety, but there are differences among them, both in terms of quality and eco-friendliness. Evonik Industries has conducted an independent lifecycle assessment (LCA) and found that DEGAROUTE-based road markings protect not only road users but also the climate.


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Advancing Adhesives: Agricultural Waste and Adhesives

Glue produced from spent fowl is proving to be an alternative to soy-based adhesives.
May 1, 2013

Almost two-thirds of adhesives produced each year in the U.S. are from non-renewable petroleum resources. However, each year brings added pressure to search for alternatives to petroleum-based adhesives, as oil prices rise and concerns over pollution released during the manufacture of these products grow.


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Advancing Adhesives: Mussels Inspire Innovative New Adhesive for Surgery

A new synthetic family of adhesives can serve as bioadhesives.
May 1, 2013

Mussels can be a delicious meal, but the chemistry that lets mussels stick to underwater surfaces may also provide a highly adhesive wound closure and more effective healing from surgery.


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Regulatory Review: An Introduction to Alternatives Assessment

A basic understanding of AA may be useful to those in the adhesives and sealants industry.
May 1, 2013

Over the past couple of years, the concept of alternative assessment (AA) has become much more common in the regulatory environment.


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Strategic Solutions: The True Meaning of Green

Neither the adhesives industry nor the coatings industry can fly info a “green” future, nor should they try.
May 1, 2013

For many years, we have been hearing about green adhesives, paints, household cleaners and buildings—basically, green everything.


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EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO.: Monomer Resins

April 26, 2013
A new line of low-volatile pure monomer resins is now available from this company.
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Gelest Forms Group to Focus on Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance

April 24, 2013
Gelest Inc. recently announced the formation of a new Regulatory Affairs and Quality Assurance Group.
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