Commentary Stories

Ask Dr. Dave

In his April 2008 column, Dr. Dave discusses the best adhesives for glass-to-steel bonding.
Read More

STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS: Global Adhesive Growth

In 2007, global adhesives usage was estimated at 33 billion lbs. However, if all countries would optimize their usage as compared to western industrialized nations, that number could jump to nearly 190 billion lbs.
Read More

Butadiene Surcharges Announced

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
Read More

A New Use for Duct Tape

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
Read More

New Medical Adhesive Gets FDA Approval to Treat Burn Patients

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
Read More

FOCUS ON: RAHN USA Corp. Celebrates 10 Years

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.
Read More

Ask Dr. Dave

In his March 2008 column, Dr. Dave discusses adhesives produced from latex concentrate and adhesives used for the bonding of precast metal pan stairs.
Read More

GUEST EDITOR'S MEMO: There Ain't No Education in the Second Kick of a Mule

Lex Reynolds, president of The Reynolds Co., provides this month's Editor's Memo.
Read More

STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS: Avoiding Misalignment between Corporate Strategy and the Sales Process

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.
Read More

Ask Dr. Dave

Adhesive and sealant troubleshooting tips from Dr. Dave Dunn.
Read More



Image Galleries

ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

Our April 2014 issue is now available!


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 December 2014 cover

2014 December

The annual Buyers' Guide is here! You won't want to miss this.

Table Of Contents Subscribe

Bonding Plastics

Are you involved in bonding plastics or other difficult-to-bond substrates?
View Results Poll Archive


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. 


facebook_40px twitter_40  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40 google+ icon ASI 30px

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.