Adhesives Blog

Optimistic in 2012?

January 5, 2012
/ Print / Reprints /
/ Text Size+

How optimistic are you about the global economy in 2012? E-News readers shared a mixed bag of responses.

How optimistic are you about the global economy in 2012?


Somewhat pessimistic: 43%

Somewhat optimistic: 32%

Pessimistic: 11%

Very optimistic: 7%

Neutral: 7%



“Depends who will be the president.”


“It all looks good from here!”


“Most signs indicate we have bounced off the bottom and we are headily slowly upwards. Unforeseen disasters or escalating uncertainty in the Middle East could put a wrench in things.”


“As long as the EU doesn’t explode and our politicians don't purposefully screw things up it will be a decent year.”


“I hope European economy strengthens and doesn’t drag down the recovery.”


“It depends on who is in charge.”


You must login or register in order to post a comment.



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 Sept 2014 cover

2014 September

Our September issue features articles focusing on high-tech applications and raw materials, as well as a preview of the ASC Fall Convention and Expo. Check it out today!

Table Of Contents Subscribe


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. 

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.


facebook_40px twitter_40  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40 google+ icon ASI 30px