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W.F. TAYLOR CO. INC.: Renewable Adhesives

This company has announced the availability of its new, patented TruRenew™ Premium Bio-Renewable Adhesive™ product line.
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4 Trends Impacting the Global Adhesives and Sealants Industry

The adhesives and sealants community will meet this month to discuss trends and new technologies at the ASC Fall Convention and Expo.

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) supports a $43 billion global industry whose reach spans all market segments and sub-segments.


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ASC Members Urge Congressional Action on TSCA Reform

Taking immediate congressional action on Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA) reform was the critical message The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) and its members brought to Capitol Hill during the National Association of Manufacturers’ (NAM) 2014 Manufacturing Summit.


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Regulatory Review: Adhesives Manufacturers Blindsided from the Left Coast

While the easier approach might be to look the other way and let a handful of impacted manufacturers fight this battle alone, I'm not sure it would be a wise one.

We all knew it was coming. The California’s Safer Consumer Regulation has been on everybody’s radar screen for years.


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Regulatory Review: TSCA Reform - Can the Senate Get There in 2014?

TSCA reform seems to be at a legislative crossroads this spring.

About this time last spring, the U.S. Senate actually appeared on the brink of tackling reform of the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA).


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ASC Offers GHS Customer Guidance

The ASC has designed a document outlining changes to the new Global Harmonization System (GHS) labeling system.
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Materials Roundtable: Let's Talk Materials

Without quality materials that are often tailored to specific applications, the adhesives and sealants industry could never fully succeed.

Raw materials and chemicals are literally the building blocks of the adhesives and sealants industry. Without quality materials that are often specifically tailored to specific applications, our industry could never fully succeed.


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Regulatory Review: South Coast Overhaul of Rule 1168 Will Alter VOC Limits

South Coast is looking to make some significant changes to the rule.

It’s unofficially known as the “granddaddy” of adhesive volatile organic compound (VOC) rules.


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Regulatory Review: Holistic Environmental Regulation

Lifecycle assessments will likely play a major role in future environmental regulations.

One argument many industries have against environmental regulation has been that it often ignores a holistic view of a product and instead focuses on only one attribute (e.g., volatile organic compounds, or VOCs).


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Advancing Adhesives: Finding Adhesive Solutions

A collaborative approach to adhesive product development between manufacturers and clients can ensure regulatory compliance.

"Faster, better, cheaper” — does this slogan capture the nature of your customers’ demands?


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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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You won't want to miss our October issue: industry trends from the ASC, converting and packaging, testing, a preview of The Assembly Show, and more!

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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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