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Shale Gas Impact on Tackifier Feedstocks

Due to the volatility of the raw material market, adhesive and sealant manufacturers must maintain awareness of industry and pricing trends.
May 1, 2014

With the advent of shale gas, the U.S. petrochemical industry has witnessed a significant shift in feedstock from naphtha to natural gas (ethane).


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Advancing Adhesives: ExxonMobil Announces Major Tackifier Expansion

A new facility will provide the hot-melt adhesives industry with nearly double the global production of hydrogenated tackifier.
April 1, 2014

ExxonMobil Chemical Co. has announced plans to build what is reportedly the world’s largest hydrogenated tackifier manufacturing facility at its recently expanded petrochemical complex in Singapore.


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ARKEMA: Thermoplastic Resins

March 12, 2014
This company has introduced its first range of liquid thermoplastic resins under the brand Elium®.
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Will Increasing U.S. Demand for Shale Gas and Tight Oil Affect the Adhesives Industry?

March 11, 2014
Demand for products and services related to the development of shale gas and tight oil resources in the U.S. is forecast to rise 3.5% annually.
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Sneak Peek: ExxonMobil to Significantly Expand Tackifier Production

March 6, 2014
ExxonMobil Chemical Co. has announced plans to build what is reportedly the world’s largest hydrogenated tackifier manufacturing facility.
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Ellsworth Adhesives Europe Distributes Robnor Resins Products

February 7, 2014
Ellsworth Adhesives Europe recently announced it is a distributor of Robnor Resins products.
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Arkema Brings New Coating Resins Plant Online in China

November 21, 2013
Arkema recently announced it has started its new 60,000 metric ton/year emulsions facility on its Changshu platform.
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Momentive to Form Specialty Resins Joint Venture

October 24, 2013
Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. recently announced that it has signed a non-binding memorandum of understanding with Kanoria Chemicals & Industries Ltd. to form a joint venture.
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Improving Performance of Hot-Melt Packaging Adhesives

Pure monomer resins can help improve the performance of EVA-based carton closure hot-melt packaging adhesives.
October 1, 2013

Carton closure hot-melt packaging adhesives using ethylene vinyl acetate (EVA) polymer systems have been used for decades due to their availability, formulation latitude and performance attributes. Packaging adhesive formulations typically contain polymer, tackifier resin and wax.


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Eastman: Booths 24 and 25

Eastman’s experts have developed, tested, and perfected an extensive line of first-choice, quality resins and plasticizers.
September 24, 2013

Eastman’s experts have developed, tested, and perfected an extensive line of first-choice, quality resins and plasticizers that can help your adhesive perform to specification while meeting the required environmental regulations.


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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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