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Readers Most Interested in Dow Divestments

Last week, readers were most interested in Dow’s announcement regarding divestments.
This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Bostik Opens R&D Center Near Paris

Bostik recently announced it has inaugurated the Bostik Smart Technology Centre, a new research and development center in Venette, France, near Paris.
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RS INDUSTRIAL INC.: Sustainable Adhesive Dots

ECO-Squares™ are reportedly the first-ever adhesive dots conscientiously developed from biodegradable materials.
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Program Highlights for the ASC Fall 2014 Convention and Expo

The ASC Fall Convention and Expo will draw hundreds of visitors from around the world.

Delegates from around the world will meet at The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) Fall Convention and Expo.


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Electron Beam Technology for Pressure-Sensitive Adhesive Applications

Ultraviolet and electron beam technology offers many benefits for PSAs, including environmental and application advantages.

Initial reports on the use of ultraviolet (UV) and electron beam (EB) technology for pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs) began to appear in the late 1960s.


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Eco-Friendly Adhesives for Converting and Packaging

Starch-based adhesives offer a number of benefits in converting and packaging applications.

Packagers and converters are always seeking the most efficient, cost-effective adhesives. Many times, synthetics are not the most reliable solutions. This is especially true in an era when U.S. companies of all types are encouraged to find more environmentally friendly options.


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Hot-Melt Adhesives 101: A Primer for Users

Hot-melt adhesives are ideal for a variety of applications.

For many people, the glue sticks and glue guns they buy at their local hobby or hardware store are an introduction to hot-melt adhesives—but these products are only a small glimpse of what is possible in the world of hot melts.


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Dow Elastomers to Present Papers at FEICA

Dow Elastomers, a business unit of The Dow Chemical Co., recently announced it will address key industry trends and hot-melt adhesive (HMA) solutions during the FEICA 2014 European Adhesive & Sealant Conference and EXPO.
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"Boring" Boron and Adhesives

Boron plays an important role in the formulation of adhesives.

Considering the massive market size of adhesives and their importance in almost all sectors of materials and applications, boron likely plays a small yet definitive role in the adhesives industry.


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Advancing Adhesives: Hot-Melt Adhesives are Packed to Perfection

What's old is new again with new packaging for hot-melt adhesives.

The expression “old wine in new bottles” refers to dressing an old, well-worn idea in new garb.


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Introduction to Pressure-sensitive Adhesive Workshop 2014

11/3/14
Amsterdam
Netherlands

By popular demand AWA Conferences & Events and Chemsultants International are returning again in 2014 with an introductory workshop focused on pressure-sensitive adhesive technology.

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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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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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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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