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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.

What is Poka-Yoke?

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

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

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

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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Gustav May Influence Gas Prices

Labor Day = higher gas prices, right? Yes, but not for the reason you think: Oil prices rose Tuesday as Hurricane Gustav made landfall Haiti -- raising concerns that the
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The Dangers of Dust

Sugar … corn … metal … dangerous? When these and other materials common to manufacturing are ground into dust - and suspended in the air - all it takes is
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ASI Cyber Tip of the Day

Here at ASI we try to put the most valuable information at your fingertips. That's why, as part of our website redesign, we've incuded a section at the bottom third
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Friday's Find: Football Experts Club

Hey sports fans, are you ready for some football? Registration is now open for the sixth annual Sartomer Company Pro Football Experts Club. Each week, participants predict the winners
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LANXESS Board Upgrades Commitment to Pittsburgh, North America

Heitmann LANXESS AG Board of Management Chairman Axel C. Heitmann and the entire Board of Management from Germany joined LANXESS Corp. executives and many special guests last night at the
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Olympic Village LEEDs the Way (8/20/08)

Going for the Gold and going green at the same time, 2008 Olympic Games athletes are staying at a first-of-its-kind, environmentally friendly Olympic Village.
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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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