The global manufacturing industry has faced many challenges and has had to adapt to growing megatrends across the globe to remain competitive. Manufacturers have had to become more customer focused and flexible to keep up with consumers who are better informed about products on the market and expect new and improved products on demand.
A new polyol can extend the life of company equipment and facilities while meeting stringent federal containment regulations.
January 2, 2017
America’s infrastructure GPA stands at a D+, with an estimated $3.6 trillion of work needed by 2020 to repair the country’s out-of-date structures, bridges, roads, etc.1 Part of these issues lie within public parks and recreation, which are being used by a reported 140 million Americans on a daily basis.
An adhesives and sealants manufacturer helps a Canadian hospital to avoid water issues in additions.
January 2, 2017
When the Hawkesbury District & General Hospital (HGH) decided to build two large additions to its community hospital in Hawkesbury, Ontario, Canada, construction officials knew there was a big problem to solve.
Hydroxyl-terminated polybutadiene (HTPB) resins occupy a unique space within the landscape of commercially available polyols in the context of polyurethane elastomers. Characterized by low temperature flexibility, hydrophobicity and hydrolytic stability, polyurethane elastomers present solutions to strenuous applications in the adhesives and sealants market.
Several important factors, such as concern for the environment, economic competitiveness and technology, have converged over the past 25 years to cause both industry and government to constantly reassess the cleaning phase of manufacturing processes. In the 1990s, many manufacturers of industrial and commercial products were significantly impacted by the chlorofluorocarbon (CFC) phase-out.
The start of a new year is an optimal time to look to the past and make plans for the next 12 months. Here at ASI, we are constantly looking for new and more efficient ways to bring you the content you rely on.