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Susan Sutton, Editor-in-Chief, Integrated Media, discusses topics ranging from pressing industry issues and news to more general information regarding the economy, the housing crunch and more. Site visitors are encouraged to post comments, start a discussion and help build dialogue.

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Teresa McPherson, Managing Editor, shares results from our weekly ASI E-News reader polls.

Top 5 News that Sticks

News Involving Titanium Dioxide Holds Top Two Positions

Titanium dioxide news drew a lot of interest last week.
By Susan Sutton
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This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Quantitative Easing

By Kelsey Seidler
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The Federal Reserve recently announced that it will continue its quantitative easing program. Do you think continuing the program was a good decision?


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World’s Largest Adhesives Facility is Big News

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
By Susan Sutton
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The announcement of the opening of Henkel’s new Dragon Plant in China grabbed an almost unprecedented amount of interest last week.


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Housing Markets

By Kelsey Seidler
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Some 291 metropolitan areas across the country now qualify as improving housing markets, according to the National Association of Home Builders/First American Improving Markets Index (IMI) for September. Is the housing market improving in your area?


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Bonding Symposium Focuses on Improving Adhesion

Our industry is constantly evaluating how to best improve processes and product quality.
By Susan Sutton
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ASI is serving as media sponsor for Surface TechDays.


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RPM Acquisition Garners Most Interest

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
By Susan Sutton
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News regarding acquisitions was very popular last week.


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Trade-Related Barriers

By Kelsey Seidler
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Do you think trade-related barriers are disproportionately affecting U.S. SMEs that export to the EU, compared to larger U.S. exporters?


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Dow Expansion Takes Top Spot

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention on our website, as well as our eNewsletter and social media platforms.
By Susan Sutton
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In the top position this week is Dow to Expand Polymer Brands.


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Public Transportation Concerns

By Kelsey Seidler
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Do you have concerns about the quality of public transportation in your area?


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Guest Blog

OSHA NEP Focuses on Isocyanate Exposure in the Workplace

The agency’s announced goal is to reduce employee exposure to isocyanates that can potentially lead to work-related asthmatic symptoms.
By Mark Collatz
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As a partner in the value chain, adhesive and sealant manufacturers with products containing isocyanate material at a minimum should consider notifying their customers of the existence of this new OSHA program.
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