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Teresa McPherson, Editor, 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!
 Morgan Laidlaw, Associate Editor, shares results from our weekly ASI eNews reader polls.

Housing Starts Low

More bad news for the construction industry -- housing starts have hit a record low, CNN Money reports.Initial construction of U.S. homes fell to the lowest level on record in
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Deductive Thinking

It’s tax season – do you know where your deductions are? If you have a small business, you can recover some of the losses you experienced during a brutal 2008
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Presidents' Day Facts

Washington's Birthday is the official name designated to what many of us know as Presidents’ Day. However, two presidential birthdays take place in February -- George Washington was born on
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Which Little Piggie?

Save or spend? That’s the dilemma most of us are currently facing. Do we spend money to get the economy going, or save money in case that rainy day comes
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Sustainability

For Henkel, sustainability means ensuring that the company meets the needs of society and the requirements of its stakeholders, both through its brands and technologies and in its role as
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Some Good News for a Change

Raise your hand if you're not tired of hearing the doom-and-gloom news about the economy and the state of manufacturing in the U.S. Nobody? That's what I thought.Now read this
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Insourcing

Reports say that outsourcing is on the outs, and that inshoring is making a comeback. NPR reported that some U.S. companies are bringing back jobs that they had sent overseas
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Look to the Funny Side

As there are two (or more, usually) sides to every story, there is usually also a funny side – although sometimes difficult to find.   While the worldwide economic crisis
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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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