Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives (PSAs)

Henkel to Acquire the Bergquist Co.

Henkel recently announced it has signed an agreement to acquire the Bergquist Co.
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Top 5 News that Sticks

MACtac Acquisition Garners Most Interest

Last week, readers were most interested in the sale of MACtac.
This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Avery Dennison Pioneer H. Russell Smith Dies

Avery Dennison Corp. recently announced that former chairman H. Russell Smith died on September 7 at the age of 100.
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FLEXCON: Topcoated Polypropylene Films

This company has expanded its line of THERMLfilm® NEXgen™ products to offer new top-coated polypropylene films.
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PRESSURE SENSITIVE TAPE COUNCIL: New Website

This association has launched a new educational website dedicated to increasing knowledge regarding pressure-sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape usage in a range of industries.
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MACtac Acquired by Private Equity Firm

Bemis Co. Inc. recently announced that it has reached an agreement to sell MACtac to a California-based private equity firm for a purchase price of $170 million.
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SHURTAPE: Duct Tapes

This company has expanded its co-extruded duct tape offering with the ShurGRIP™ line, which features a new adhesive for aggressive stick and dependable performance.
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Dow Elastomers to Present Papers at FEICA

Dow Elastomers, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., recently announced it will address key industry trends and hot-melt adhesive (HMA) solutions during the FEICA 2014 European Adhesive & Sealant Conference and EXPO.
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Tanner Named NiceLabel VP and General Manager

NiceLabel recently announced the appointment of Greg Tanner to the position of vice president and general manager, EMEA.
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Understanding the Role of Fumed Silica in Adhesives and Sealants Formulations

Fumed silica offers a variety of benefits for adhesives and sealants.

Formulators use particles to enhance the functionality of existing polymer matrices for adhesive and sealant products.


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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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Our September issue features articles focusing on high-tech applications and raw materials, as well as a preview of the ASC Fall Convention and Expo. Check it out today!

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Handbook of Sealant Technology

The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

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Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 

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