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Editor's Blog
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.

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

Top 5 News that Sticks

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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Top 5 News that Sticks

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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LinkedIn User Age

By Kelsey Seidler
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LinkedIn recently announced it will lower its minimum sign-up age in the U.S. to 14 to try to become a resource for college-bound teens. Do you think this is a good idea?


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Employment Duration

By Kelsey Seidler
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A recent story on American Public Media’s Marketplace program reported that women stay in jobs longer than they should, while men tend to change jobs more frequently. How long have you been in your current position?


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Company Wellness Programs

By Kelsey Seidler
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Penn State plans to charge employees an extra $100 per month for health benefits if they refuse to submit to health screenings. Should employers be allowed to penalize workers who refuse to participate in company wellness programs? 


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#ASIReadersChoice

Let the Voting Begin!

Companies have submitted their best-of-the-best products for your consideration in three categories: Raw Materials, Formulated Adhesives/Sealants, and Equipment.
By Susan Sutton
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Please visit http://readerschoice.adhesivesmag.com and vote for your favorite innovative products.
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Guest Blog

TSCA Reform – Bump in the Road or Brick Wall?

I recently had the opportunity to witness first-hand a portion of the world’s greatest deliberative body at work—it was both inspiring and frustrating.
By Mark Collatz
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Senator Boxer: “If we don’t fix these problems, we’re not going to have a bill.”
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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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