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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.

Dow Donates $80,000 to Fire Department

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The Dow Chemical Company Foundation (Dow) has donated $80,000 to the Alsip Fire Department in Alsip, Illinois. The donation, which was made on behalf of Dow’s latex production facility in
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Wanted: 'Commercials Gone Krazy'

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We all remember those Krazy Glue commercials where the construction worker glues his hard hat to the beam and hangs from the air. Think you can top that? Instant Krazy
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Monday Mind Teaser - Week 1 Puzzle

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Welcome to Week 1 of our Monday Mind Teaser contest here on the Editor’s Blog. Can you identify the image below? Leave a comment below with the correct answer and
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Friday's Find: A Glued Car?

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Auto assembly includes long production lines with welding bolts and screws, right? But is it possible to assemble a car with glue? I know my brother has assembled a number
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Contest Announcement!

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We’re kicking off September with some new features on our popular Web site. In addition to the excellent editorial, breaking news and other can’t-miss features on the site, we’re
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Engineers of the Future Sought

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There are many ways for an employer to find workers. Placing an ad in the Sunday paper used to be de rigueur; now companies are placing ads on MySpace, and
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What is Poka-Yoke?

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We’re all familiar with the Hokey Pokey. But have you heard of Poka-Yoke? Poka-yoke is the Japanese term for mistake proofing, or setting up measures to prevent mistakes and the
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Oil Prices Dip after Gustav

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Reports show that Hurricane Gustav did little damage to energy facilities in the Gulf, helping to send oil prices sharply downward. The Houston Chronicle is reporting that early updates from
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Happy Labor Day

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As Memorial Day marks the beginning of summer, Labor Day indicates the end. Gone are the barbecues, the lazy days on the beach, the picnics … However, Labor Day -
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Michigan Company One of Fastest Growing in America

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As you’re probably aware, the recession has hit Michigan’s manufacturing base quite hard, and many people are dealing with layoffs, plant closings and other bad news. However, we recently received
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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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Handbook of Sealant Technology

The Handbook of Sealant Technology provides an in-depth examination of sealants, reviewing their historical developments and fundamentals, adhesion theories and properties, and today’s wide range of applications.

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ASI 2014 Buyers GuideASI's Buyers' Guide

Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 

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