Raw Materials and Chemicals

2013 ASI Readers' Choice Awards

We created the ASI Readers’ Choice Awards to celebrate all of the industry’s hard work and ingenuity.
November 1, 2013

Innovation truly drives the success of the adhesives and sealants industry. We created the ASI Readers’ Choice Awards to celebrate all of the industry’s hard work and ingenuity.


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Using Bio-Waste and Other Alternatives as Green Adhesives

Waste materials can be reused to develop renewable and even biodegradable products.
November 1, 2013

The use of bio-waste and other alternatives to produce green adhesive products is growing in popularity due to increased industry regulations and a steady public opinion to support green products.


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BASF Appoints Four Distributors

October 31, 2013
BASF Corp. recently announced it has named four distributors to represent the company’s diols and polyalcohols product lines offered to the CASE markets in North America.
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Facility Improvements Planned for Dow Performance Plastics

October 29, 2013
Dow Packaging and Specialty Plastics, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., recently announced a series of planned improvements.
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EASTMAN CHEMICAL CO.: Non-Phthalate Plasticizer

October 29, 2013
Eastman Versafix™ plasticizer is designed for water-based adhesives and reportedly can offer the optimal balance of functionality and value.
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Top 5 News that Sticks

Celanese Brand Reorganization Tops the List

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
October 28, 2013

Last week, readers were most interested in the simplification of Celanese’s brand structure.


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Croda Turns to Solar for Atlas Point Facility

October 28, 2013
Croda Inc. recently announced it has broken ground on a $2.3 million solar installation project at the company’s Atlas Point facility.
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Michelman Announces Paper and Corrugated Business Appointments

October 25, 2013
Michelman recently announced it has added three new team members to its paper and corrugated business unit.
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Momentive to Form Specialty Resins Joint Venture

October 24, 2013
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. recently announced that it has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd. to form a joint venture.
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Emerald Kalama to Restart Second Reactor in the Netherlands

October 23, 2013
The added capacity is intended to support sales of the company’s Kalama®and PUROX®brand of benzoic acid and benzoate preservatives.
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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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2014 April

Our April issue focuses on pressure-sensitive adhesives, including a preview of PSTC's 2014 Tape Summit, as well as converting/packaging and composites!

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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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