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Ask Dr. Dave: October 2013

We want to bond steel to foamed polystyrene in large bond areas.

QUESTION: We want to bond steel to foamed polystyrene in large bond areas, and we want to use a cost-effective adhesive that doesn’t take long to dry. Is a hot melt the way to go?


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News Involving Titanium Dioxide Holds Top Two Positions

Titanium dioxide news drew a lot of interest last week.
This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Editor's Memo: ASC Fall 2013

The industry will soon gather in Minneapolis for the Adhesive and Sealant Council’s (ASC) Fall Convention and Expo, which will be held October 21-23 at the Hilton Minneapolis.


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Quantitative Easing

The Federal Reserve recently announced that it will continue its quantitative easing program. Do you think continuing the program was a good decision?


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World’s Largest Adhesives Facility is Big News

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.

The announcement of the opening of Henkel’s new Dragon Plant in China grabbed an almost unprecedented amount of interest last week.


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Housing Markets

Some 291 metropolitan areas across the country now qualify as improving housing markets, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) for September. Is the housing market improving in your area?


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Bonding Symposium Focuses on Improving Adhesion

Our industry is constantly evaluating how to best improve processes and product quality.

ASI is serving as media sponsor for Surface TechDays.


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RPM Acquisition Garners Most Interest

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.

News regarding acquisitions was very popular last week.


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Trade-Related Barriers

Do you think trade-related barriers are disproportionately affecting U.S. SMEs that export to the EU, compared to larger U.S. exporters?


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Dow Expansion Takes Top Spot

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention on our website, as well as our eNewsletter and social media platforms.

In the top position this week is Dow to Expand Polymer Brands.


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