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President Obama signed a bill in July limiting formaldehyde emissions from pressed wood products. This created a need to find an alternative to this cancer-causing chemical. Soy-based wood adhesives can help fill this need.
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.