Articles by Brian Hayes

Nickel and Dime Time

December 17, 2008
I recently asked a friend’s father if he’d ever seen anything like our current economic crisis in his life, to which he replied, “Nothing that’s affected everyone across the board
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Highlights from the Wikipedia Adhesives Page

December 16, 2008
I sometimes think Wikipedia gets a bad rap, because even though virtually anyone with a computer has the power to edit a page to his or her liking (however temporarily),
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My Junk Pitch

December 15, 2008
Ask any writer and they’ll tell you: Some days you just don’t have it. The muse never comes, you grasp at random words hoping they’ll somehow come together in a
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Some Random Friday Trivia

December 12, 2008
Ladies and gentlemen, today’s the day the managing editor of ASI magazine uses his modicum of power to shoehorn some random trivia about comic books into a discussion about adhesives.
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Surprise Me

December 11, 2008
I guess you could say I like to be wowed when searching the Internet for blog-worthy topics. Take yesterday’s post, for example: What isn’t amazing about an entire subculture of
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The Unfair Advantage

December 10, 2008
We do a lot of talking on this website about adhesives and their different applications, but I’m willing to bet none of my colleagues ever thought they’d see the following
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Is the Sky Falling?

December 9, 2008
According to a recent article on AOL Money & Finance (money.aol.com/news/articles/_a/bbdp/recycling-goes-from-boom-to-bust-as/270472), the once-thriving recycling industry has pretty much gone belly-up in our current economic crisis. Though great for the planet,
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Motoring Ahead of Ourselves?

December 8, 2008
I was thinking of writing something for this blog about how the collapse of one (or all) of the Big Three could impact the adhesives and sealants industry when I
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Watch Me Innovate this Blog

December 5, 2008
Earlier this week, I attended Cytec’s Hands On Seminar: New Ultraviolet Curable Pressure Sensitive Adhesives for Industrial Applications at Chemsultants International in Mentor, OH, where the theme of the day
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State of the Industry Roundtable

October 1, 2008
This article examines the state of the adhesives and sealants industry, including the current impact of raw material and feedstock prices.
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