Commentary Stories

Quantitative Easing

September 26, 2013

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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Top 5 News that Sticks

World’s Largest Adhesives Facility is Big News

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
September 23, 2013

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

September 19, 2013

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.
September 17, 2013

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.
September 16, 2013

News regarding acquisitions was very popular last week.


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Trade-Related Barriers

September 12, 2013

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.
September 10, 2013

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


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Ask Dr. Dave: September 2013

Is it true that epoxy adhesives contain the same BPA that has been shown to be harmful when used to make drinking bottles?
September 5, 2013

Is it true that epoxy adhesives contain the same BPA that has been shown to be harmful when used to make drinking bottles?


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Q&A About Polyurethane: September 2013

What approaches can be used to achieve excellent performance at elevated temperatures?
September 5, 2013

I am developing an adhesive for an application that requires heat resistance greater than 80°C. A formulation based on a waterborne polyurethane polymer currently provides the best adhesion to the substrate and is a fit for the application process. What approaches can be used to achieve the required level of elevated temperature performance?


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Public Transportation Concerns

September 5, 2013

Do you have concerns about the quality of public transportation in your area?


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ExxonMobil Tackifier Expansion

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