We are all familiar with the social science concept of unintended consequences—outcomes that weren’t foreseen or intended. History is rife with examples of well-meaning intentions that somehow went awry. In the 19th century, Australia introduced rabbits into the country as means for providing an additional food supply for its indigenous people.
This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week on our website, as well as our eNewsletter and social media platforms.
I'm going to go out the proverbial limb here and assume that, by the time this issue has printed, the U.S. Senate will have passed legislation to reform the Toxic Substances Control Act (TSCA). I know I have a reputation of being a glass-half-empty kind of guy—but not this time.
The 2017 Tape Summit, taking place May 15-19, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. brings together the pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape industry channels: adhesive manufacturers, suppliers, tape manufacturers, tape converters, and industry authorities. The event will include: tape classes; the PSTC Spring Membership Meeting; the PSTC Regulatory Summit; the TECH 40 seminar; and an exhibitor showcase. Read More