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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.

Anticipating ASC Fall

By Kelsey Seidler
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What are you most looking forward to at the Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) Fall Convention and Expo?


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Acquisition in Packaging Sector is Top News

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
By Susan Sutton
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News of an acquisition and a divestment by Berry Plastics drew the most interest last week.


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H.B. Fuller’s New North American Packaging Center is of Major Interest

This weekly roundup highlights the news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
By Susan Sutton
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H.B. Fuller’s announcement regarding a new North American customer-focused packaging center was big news last week.


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Happy Manufacturing Day!

The second annual Manufacturing Day will be held today throughout the U.S.
By Susan Sutton
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Adhesive and sealant manufacturing is tied very closely to large industries that have suffered from the recession.


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Government Shutdown

By Kelsey Seidler
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After failing to reach an agreement on the nation's health care law, the U.S. government began a partial shutdown on Tuesday for the first time in nearly 18 years. Do you think the shutdown is a reasonable course of action at this time?


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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.
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ASI is serving as media sponsor for Surface TechDays.


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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.

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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!

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