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Focus On: One Supplier to the Adhesives and Sealants Industry is Finding Diamonds in the Rough

New product ideas are just waiting to be discovered.
By Jim Charron
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The next time you’re in a car, take a close look at the many different materials inside and outside that are bonded together.


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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.
By William Mackowski
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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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Waterbornes Help Spur Global Adhesive and Sealant Market Growth

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The global market for adhesives and sealants is expected to grow at a considerable rate, due to technological advancements and product innovation.
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Market Trends: Opportunities for Growth in Automotive Sector Continue for Adhesives, Sealants and Coatings

The global automotive coatings, adhesives and sealants market is predicted to grow at an annual rate of 5.59% from 2013 to 2018.
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The global automotive coatings, adhesives, and sealants market is predicted to grow at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 5.59% from 2013 to 2018, according to “The Global Automotive Coatings, Adhesives, and Sealants Market 2014-2018,” a recent report from TechNavio.


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Q&A About Polyurethane: Increasing Market Requests for Sustainable Adhesives

How is the adhesive industry addressing market requests for increased sustainability?
By Dr. Jeffrey F. Dormish and Heinz-Werner Lucas
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Researchers have identified a number of global trends that will have an impact on the adhesive business. One major trend is to use energy more efficiently—both to protect the environment by reducing carbon emissions and from a basic cost-of-energy standpoint.


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DOE Announces $50 Million for New Vehicle Technologies R&D

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U.S. Energy Secretary Ernest Moniz recently announced nearly $50 million to accelerate research and development of new vehicle technologies.
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U.S. 2014 Fuel Economy Guide Released

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The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) and the Department of Energy (DOE) recently released the “2014 Fuel Economy Guide.”


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Strategic Solutions: State-of-the-Industry Report

Recovery in the U.S. continues on solid footing, with the construction sector finally showing solid signs of growth.
By Daniel S. Murad
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2013 can only be characterized as the first year in the recent past where all was quiet on the front lines of the adhesives and sealants industry—especially as compared to the significant volatility the industry has been experiencing since the beginning of the 2008 recession.


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Mechanical vs. Adhesive Bonds in Assembly

Using multiple materials in assembly can provide many advantages.
By Antoine Curet
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Adhesive bonding can be used to assemble identical materials or materials of different types; the purpose of such an assembly is to transfer mechanical loads in a given environment.


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Dow Automotive Systems Announces Lightweighting Webinar

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Dow Automotive Systems recently announced it has organized a free webinar, “Mass Reduction for Mass Production,” scheduled to take place on October 10.
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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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