Finished Adhesives and Sealants

Technology and application updates, as well as the latest news and in-depth features involving finished adhesives and sealants.

ARTICLES

Market Trends: China Is a Hot-Melt Adhesives Hot Spot

China's domestic market for hot-melt adhesives was around $1.62 billion in 2014, an increase of 11% from 2013.
From the construction of King Tut’s tomb during the time of the pharaohs, to ensuring the airtight bonding of planks while shipbuilding by the Romans, adhesives have served numerous applications -and made their mark on history.
Read More

Advancing Adhesives: Non-Toxic Solvents

Can "green" solvents be on a par with their conventional toxic counterparts?
The average person comes into contact with solvents - toxic substances that dissolve other substances - thousands of times each day without even thinking about them.
Read More

Market Trends: Adhesive Films Market to See Solid Growth

Increasing applications in the healthcare, electronics, packaging and automotive industries are all driving the market for adhesive films.
The global adhesive films market was valued at $9.7 billion in 2013 and is expected to reach $14.45 billion by 2020, expanding at a compound annual growth rate (CAGR) of 6% during the forecast period, according to Transparency Market Research's "Adhesive Films Market - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014-2020."
Read More

Regulatory Review: New SDSs and Labels for GHS Compliance - Don't Panic Yet

Adhesive and sealant formulators still have time to square away everything they need for developing accurate SDSs and labels to meet GHS standards.
Flipping the calendar to June 2015 has provided the kind of dread that can only be rivaled by scheduled root canal work or an IRS audit - especially for those who deal with dual Environment, Health and Safety (EH&S) and shipping responsibilities within their company.
Read More

IMAGE GALLERIES

ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

Our April 2014 issue is now available!

EVENTS

Industry

Adhesives 101, Part 2 webinar

3/19/14
United States
The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) announces its Training Academy schedule for 2014 which will include 14 new program titles that includes a blend of 101/201 training, business trends webinars and value-added regulatory topics. Read More

Industry

SEMICON West 2015

7/14/15
San Francisco, CA
United States

SEMICON West is the premier destination for the people, products, and companies driving the future of microelectronics design and manufacturing, and is the global marketplace for microelectronics innovation.

Read More

Industry

Silicon Innovation Forum 2015

7/14/15
Moscone Center
San Francisco, CA
United States

Connecting Strategic Investors with the Next Big Idea The Silicon Innovation Forum (SIF) connects new and emerging companies with the industry's leading strategic investors to create a new innovation engine for the semiconductor industry.

Read More

Industry

SEMICON Taiwan 2015

9/2/15
Taipei
Taiwan

SEMICON Taiwan is the premier event in Taiwan for microelectronics manufacturing.

Read More

Industry

2015 FEICA Conference & Expo

9/9/15

FEICA, the Association of the European Adhesive and Sealant Industry, is a multinational association representing the European adhesive and sealant Industry.

Read More

Industry

Strategic Materials Conference (SMC 2015)

9/22/15
Mountain View, CA
United States

This year’s theme, Materials for a Smart and Interconnected World, will take a broad look at what is driving the demand for new materials, how material suppliers are being impacted by the value chain they serve and how this affects the smart and interconnected world we live in.

Read More

Industry

2nd North American Wood Window and Door Symposium

9/23/15
Madison, WI
United States

The North American wood window and door symposium will focus on the use of wood and wood-based materials in wood window and door manufacturing.

Read More

Industry

Pack Expo

9/28/15
Las Vegas, NV
United States
PACK EXPO Las Vegas will take place from September 28-30, 2015. Read More

Industry

2015 Polyurethanes Technical Conference

10/5/15
Orlando, FL
United States
The 2015 American Chemistry Council Polyurethanes Technical Conference will take place October 5-7 in Orlando, Florida. Read More

Industry

SEMICON Europa 2015

10/6/15
Dresden
Germany

SEMICON Europa 2015 will be held in Dresden, Germany.

Read More

Multimedia

Videos

Image Galleries

ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

Our April 2014 issue is now available!

Podcasts

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.



More Podcasts

Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

ASI July 2015 issue

2015 July

The July issue features our annual Distributor Directory! Be sure to check it out!
Table Of Contents Subscribe

"Cultural Fit"

A recent opinion piece in the New York Times observed that new employees are often hired based on the personal similarities they share with their interviewers. How important is “cultural fit” when hiring someone?
View Results Poll Archive

THE ADHESIVES STORE

handbook-sealant-tech.gif
Handbook of Sealant Technology

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.

More Products

ASI 2014 Buyers GuideASI's Buyers' Guide

Annual purchasing resource for equipment used in the manufacture/formulation of adhesives, sealants, pressure sensitives, tapes and labels and for application of finished adhesives. 

STAY CONNECTED

facebook_40px twitter_40  youtube_40pxlinkedin_40 google+ icon ASI 30px

Clear Seas Research

With access to over one million professionals and more than 60 industry-specific publications, Clear Seas Research offers relevant insights from those who know your industry best. Let us customize a market research solution that exceeds your marketing goals.