Formulators

Top 20 ASI Feature Articles of 2013

Industry leaders, trends and innovation continue to interest readers.
No Comments

Below are this year’s 20 most-viewed articles on the ASI website.*


Read More

Top 50 ASI News Stories of 2013

Stories involving acquisitions and expansions garnered a lot of interest this year.
No Comments

Below are the 50 most-viewed news stories on the ASI website in 2013.*


Read More

Editor's Memo: How to Use the Buyers' Guide

The Buyers’ Guide is divided into five main sections: Associations, Product Index, Product Listings, and Suppliers and Distributors.
By Susan Sutton
No Comments

This issue marks the publication of ASI’s 20th annual Buyers’ Guide, a purchasing and applications resource for raw materials, equipment and services used to manufacture adhesives and sealants, pressure sensitives, and adhesives and sealants products such as tapes and labels.


Read More

2013 ASI Readers' Choice Awards

We created the ASI Readers’ Choice Awards to celebrate all of the industry’s hard work and ingenuity.
No Comments

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.


Read More

Market Trends: Worldwide Composites Markets Growing

Demand for composite materials in the aerospace and automotive industries is expected to rise.
By Teresa McPherson
No Comments

Opportunities for composites in the North American automotive market are promising.


Read More

Regulatory Review: Holistic Environmental Regulation

Lifecycle assessments will likely play a major role in future environmental regulations.
By Michael Schmeida
No Comments

One argument many industries have against environmental regulation has been that it often ignores a holistic view of a product and instead focuses on only one attribute (e.g., volatile organic compounds, or VOCs).


Read More

Transposable Adhesives: Acrylic Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives with Reactive Components

This paper was awarded the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council’s 2013 Carl A. Dahlquist Award for Best Technical Paper.
By Kyle R. Heimbach
No Comments

Pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) have been an integral part of many industries that require the bonding of two or more materials.


Read More

Ensuring Floor Covering Sustainability

“Green” floor coverings are only as environmentally friendly as the adhesives and other materials used in their installation.
By Robert Kravitz
No Comments

Floor covering manufacturers have made considerable progress in developing coverings, both hard and soft, that are healthier for building users because they have less impact on the environment.


Read More

Using Bio-Waste and Other Alternatives as Green Adhesives

Waste materials can be reused to develop renewable and even biodegradable products.
By Shri Thanedar, Ph.D.
No Comments

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.


Read More

Advancing Adhesives: Finding Adhesive Solutions

A collaborative approach to adhesive product development between manufacturers and clients can ensure regulatory compliance.
By Kristin Dispenza
No Comments

"Faster, better, cheaper” — does this slogan capture the nature of your customers’ demands?


Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

Our April 2014 issue is now available!

Podcasts

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.

More Podcasts

Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

ASI Sept 2014 cover

2014 September

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!

Table Of Contents Subscribe

THE ADHESIVES STORE

handbook-sealant-tech.gif
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.

More Products

ASI 2014 Buyers GuideASI's Buyers' Guide

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

Clear Seas Research

With access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40 google+ icon ASI 30px