Articles by A. Todd Muhleman

Strategic Solutions: A New Decision-Making Framework

March 1, 2014

On a daily basis, television, newspaper, and radio fill their programming with “experts” who are all too eager to prognosticate where the stock market will be in 12 months, how quickly the sea will rise in the next 100 years, or who will win the Super Bowl and why.


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Strategic Solutions: Macro Outlook for Adhesives and Sealants

For 2013, ChemQuest expects volume to increase slightly.
July 1, 2013

Current government austerity policies in the U.S. and Europe appear to be lowering GDP through reduced government spending and increased taxes. At the same time, central banks in developed countries around the world continue efforts to boost economic growth with unprecedented accommodative monetary policies.


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Strategic Solutions: Fuel Economy Standards and the Adhesives Market

Robust demand is expected to offer opportunities for adhesives.
March 1, 2013

In August 2012, the Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the National Highway Traffic Safety Administration (NHTSA) issued a joint final rule for Corporate Average Fuel Economy (CAFE) standards for 2017-2025.


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Strategic Solutions: Is the Construction Market Finally Turning Around?

January 4, 2013

Construction-related end uses are among the largest categories of adhesive applications, making up approximately $4 billion of the $16 billion adhesive market in the U.S.


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Strategic Solutions: The 2012 Macroeconomic Environment

March 19, 2012
The adhesives and sealants industry continues to face a challenging economy.
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STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS: Macro Economic Environment

March 1, 2011
“If something cannot go on forever, it will stop.” -Herbert Stein
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STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS: The Current State of the Construction and Remodeling Markets

March 1, 2009
Historically, residential housing has led the economy into and out of recessions. Look to an increase in new housing builds as a leading indicator that the recession is near an end.
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STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS: Facing Strong Headwinds

July 31, 2008
Housing, crude oil and natural gas afflict U.S. adhesives and sealants industry.
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STRATEGIC SOLUTIONS: Construction Review

June 1, 2007
The residential construction recession and the outlook for adhesives in construction.
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