Articles by Susan Sutton

Responsible Tape Manufacturing

May 1, 2011
The PSTC is pursuing a number of objectives to promote PSA awareness while supporting a more responsible tape manufacturing process.
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May 1, 2011
Pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) can be found literally everywhere I look. Tape secures my daughter’s pictures and notes to my computer monitor, and a simple turn of my head reveals folder
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EDITOR'S MEMO: Too Good to be True?

April 1, 2011
A representative from my cell phone company recently called and excitedly told me that I could upgrade my phone for free if I changed my plan and paid $20 more
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EDITOR'S MEMO: Material Matters

March 1, 2011
Welcome to our annual Raw Materials, Chemicals, Polymers and Additives Handbook. As in previous years, this year’s handbook has been updated with many new products and definitions. The listings are
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Is it Easy Being Green?

February 4, 2011
In the February issue of ASI, we focus on green chemicals and formulations, which provide the foundation that helps ensure that our products adhere to increasingly strict regulations.
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EDITOR'S MEMO: Green from the Ground Up

February 1, 2011
Someone joked with me recently that it’s difficult to concentrate on green when there’s so much white outside. I’m located in Ohio, and my daughter’s school used up all of
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New Year's Resolutions

January 3, 2011
It’s that time of year again. Time to take stock, to look back on the past year and think about our successes and challenges.
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Happy Holidays!

December 21, 2010
Happy holidays and best wishes from all of us at Adhesives & Sealants Industry to you and yours.
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EDITOR'S MEMO: How to Use the Buyers‘ Guide

December 1, 2010
This issue marks the publication of ASI’s 17th annual Buyers’ Guide, a purchasing and applications resource for raw materials, equipment and services used to manufacture adhesives and sealants, pressure sensitives,
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EDITOR'S MEMO: Green is Good

November 1, 2010
In the 1987 movie Wall Street, Gordon Gekko infamously said, “Greed is good.” The goal of any for-profit enterprise is to make money, certainly, but many manufacturers in the 21st century are also discovering that a focus on green can not only be beneficial for the environment, but good for business as well.
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