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Living and Learning

New Orleans is a great venue for an event like the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council’s (PSTC) Tape Summit 2013, which will be held next week.
By Susan Sutton
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Who’s going, and what are you most looking forward to? 


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Terrorism Insurance

By Kelsey Seidler
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Does your company have terrorism insurance, or would you consider purchasing it for your business?


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Video Streaming

By Kelsey Seidler
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Do you subscribe to any video streaming services? Weigh in and leave your thoughts.


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Ask Dr. Dave: May 2013

Several types of products can provide high electrical conductivity for assembly applications.
By Dave Dunn Ph.D.
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QUESTION: We are looking for adhesives with high electrical conductivity for several assembly operations. What alternatives do we have?


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Q&A About Polyurethane

Can existing formulations help make the leap from a one-component polyurethane coating to a two-component system?
By Dr. Jeffrey F. Dormish
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I would like to achieve the high performance of a two-component polyurethane coating, but my application process is only able to handle a one-component system. Can any existing formulations help me make this performance leap?


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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.
By Michael Schmeida
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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.
By George R. Pilcher
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For many years, we have been hearing about green adhesives, paints, household cleaners and buildings—basically, green everything.


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Editor’s Memo: Steady Dedication

Which articles have been most useful to you, and which ones did you skip over?
By Susan Sutton
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I’m writing this column one day after the horrific terror attacks in Boston. Authorities are unsure whether the origination was domestic or foreign, and we’ve all got more questions than answers. The thoughts and prayers of all of us at ASI are with those affected by the attacks.


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Telecommuting

By Kelsey Seidler
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How many of your company's employees telecommute for at least part of their workweek?


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More on Security

I could not be more impressed with the way that local, state and federal authorities worked together to identify and target the suspects in the Boston Marathon bombings.
By Susan Sutton
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I highly recommend that you visit our sister publication, Security.


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