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Disposable Hygiene: One Core Adhesive Does Not Fit All

As core fluff in disposable hygiene products is decreased or eliminated, the role of adhesives becomes increasingly essential to core integrity.

In mature markets, disposable diaper and feminine hygiene products have reached market saturation. Since consumers of these products expect reliable absorption and no leakage, their purchase decisions are now based on other differentiating factors, such as scent and softness—but also thinness.


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Growing Consumer Affluence Drives the Global Electric Household Appliances Market

The global market for electric household appliances is projected to reach 1.5 billion units by 2020.
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FEICA Conference is Best Attended Event

Some 550 delegates from 31 countries reportedly attended the FEICA European Adhesive & Sealant Conference and Expo in Berlin.
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Assembly Show Returns to Rosemont: Opportunities for Adhesives and Sealants

The annual event includes an exhibit hall, workshops and a keynote about reshoring U.S. manufacturing.

The ASSEMBLY Show is scheduled to take place October 28-30 at the Donald E. Stephens Convention Center in Rosemont, Ill.


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Improving Assembly with Fastener and Component Enhancement Materials

Adhesives, sealants and coatings have made great strides in improving the reliability of fastener systems.

The concept of using helical threaded fastening dates back many centuries. Nearly as old is the consequential search for a means of keeping these same fasteners secure until removal is required.


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Precision Specialties Acquires Palm Labs Adhesives

Precision Specialties recently announced it has acquired Palm Labs Adhesives LLC, a technology-based company that develops, manufactures, and markets specialty adhesives and sealants.
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Strategic Solutions: State of the U.S. Adhesives and Sealants Industry

U.S. adhesive and sealant manufacturers have benefited from an economy that has been growing quicker than other developed economic regions.

The outlook for the U.S. adhesives and sealants industry at the mid-point of 2014 has slightly improved over 2013. After growing just 1.9% in 2013, most economists are predicting the U.S. gross domestic product (GDP) will grow 3% for 2014.


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Case Study: Foam Tape Helps Specialty Appliances Provider Seal the Deal

tesa tape helps an appliance manufacturer improve door seals for freezer units.

As products for industrial, medical, and personal use continue to become more sophisticated, there is a growing need for enhanced research, testing, and storage techniques to support these evolutionary and revolutionary products.


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DOE Sponsors Advanced Composites Manufacturing Institute Competition

A new competition to provide $70 million to launch a new Advanced Composites Manufacturing Innovation Institute has been announced.
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UV LED Curing Technology

UV LED curing is fast becoming an accepted, user-friendly technology for a variety of manufacturing processes.

UV LED curing refers to a technique that uses “energy” output from the light emitting diodes (LEDs) in the ultraviolet (UV) spectrum to treat coatings, adhesives, inks and other UV-curable materials.


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EVENTS

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IPC APEX EXPO

2/22/15
San Diego, CA
United States

Thousands of industry professionals from more than 50 countries attend this premier event— featuring advanced and emerging technologies in printed board design and manufacturing, electronics assembly, test, and printed electronics!

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IPC APEX Expo 2015

2/24/15
San Diego, CA
United States

Thousands of industry professionals from more than 50 countries attend this premier event— featuring advanced and emerging technologies in printed board design and manufacturing, electronics assembly, test and printed electronics!

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2015 FEICA Conference & Expo

9/9/15

FEICA, the Association of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry, is a multinational association representing the European adhesive and sealant Industry.

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ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

Our April 2014 issue is now available!

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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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Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

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2015 January

We're covering high-tech applications, mixer technologies, the packaging of adhesives and sealants, and more in our January 2015 issue. Don't miss it!

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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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