Top executives will gather at the Adhesive and Sealant Council’s 2017 Executive Leadership Conference, scheduled to take place October 16-18 at the Westin LaPaloma Resort and Spa in Tucson, Ariz. The event promises to be an opportunity to network and learn from thought leaders in the industry. Topics to be discussed include key chemical industry developments as these relate to the adhesives and sealants industry, acquisition integration, innovation trends, and more.
Elastic bonding adhesives are found around the world in many industries, including construction, packaging, footwear, electronics, medical and transportation. They are essential for applications requiring strong joints without perforating substrates, a certain amount of flexibility to accommodate movement such as material expansion, protection from corrosion or the elements, and durability.
Replacing mechanical fasteners with adhesives offers a host of benefits in the transportation industry.
October 3, 2016
With the explosion of internet shopping over the past few years, demand for delivery vehicles has skyrocketed. As a result, vehicle manufacturers have had to strive for maximum payload to keep delivery costs to a minimum. The continuing focus for manufacturers is to increase the payload of their vehicles, thereby increasing their efficiency.
Automotive and commercial transportation manufacturers must design and produce vehicles that meet both consumer expectations and government standards for safety, comfort, performance, and sustainability.
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As part of the world-renowned GALM series, the Lightweight Vehicle Manufacturing: Joining, Forming & Manufacturing Technology Europe Summit will gather together OEM experts from the Automotive and Aerospace industries to bring you leading case studies focusing on the costs & benefits of joining, forming & manufacturing technologies for lightweight vehicles. Read More