Commentary Stories

Butadiene Surcharges Announced

April 1, 2008
OMNOVA Solutions’ Specialty Chemicals business has announced a surcharge on styrene butadiene based polymers, beginning today, for coatings, tape & adhesives, nonwovens, and more.  The surcharge comes in response
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A New Use for Duct Tape

March 25, 2008
It never fails to fascinate us to hear about new and unusual applications for adhesives and sealants. We recently found out about a new use for duct tape -- wart
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New Medical Adhesive Gets FDA Approval to Treat Burn Patients

March 20, 2008
The U.S. Food and Drug Administration today approved a new medical adhesive (a fibrin sealant) called Artiss for use in attaching skin grafts onto burn patients. Fibrin sealants are tissue
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FOCUS ON: RAHN USA Corp. Celebrates 10 Years

March 1, 2008
Rahn USA Corp. is celebrating its 10th anniversary on the occasion of this year’s RadTech UV&EB Technology Expo & Conference in its hometown of Chicago.
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Ask Dr. Dave

March 1, 2008
In his March 2008 column, Dr. Dave discusses adhesives produced from latex concentrate and adhesives used for the bonding of precast metal pan stairs.
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GUEST EDITOR'S MEMO: There Ain't No Education in the Second Kick of a Mule

March 1, 2008
Lex Reynolds, president of The Reynolds Co., provides this month's Editor's Memo.
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STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS: Avoiding Misalignment between Corporate Strategy and the Sales Process

February 1, 2008
This article discusses how to successfully align the tactical plans of a sales organization with its overall strategy, ensuring that corporate objectives are met and the overall strategy is sustainable.
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Ask Dr. Dave

February 1, 2008
Adhesive and sealant troubleshooting tips from Dr. Dave Dunn.
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January 30, 2008
This month's Editor's Memo comes from Lawrence D. Sloan, president of The Adhesive and Sealant Council, Inc.
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January 1, 2008
Dolphin Blue, Pinnacle Label enter exclusive agreement to market and sell the industry’s first 100%-recyclable printing label.
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