Finished Adhesives and Sealants

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

ARTICLES

Wind Turbine Manufacturing Revenue to Drop 4.8%

The wind turbine manufacturing industry experienced dramatic declines over the past five years due to uncertainties regarding the federal government production tax credit (PTC), according to a report from IBISWorld.
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Sika Receives GM Supplier Quality Excellence Award

Sika Region NA Automotive recently announced it has received General Motors’ 2014 Supplier Quality Excellence Award.
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W.F. TAYLOR CO. INC.: Renewable Adhesives

This company has announced the availability of its new, patented TruRenew™ Premium Bio-Renewable Adhesive™ product line.
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RPM First Quarter Sales Grow 3.4%

RPM International Inc. recently announced financial results for the fiscal first quarter of 2015.
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Bostik Opens R&D Center Near Paris

Bostik recently announced it has inaugurated the Bostik Smart Technology Centre, a new research and development center in Venette, France, near Paris.
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Top 5 News that Sticks

Henkel Acquisition is Top News

Henkel’s agreement to acquire Bergquist drew the most reader interest last week.
This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum Cuts Energy Costs with 3M Window Film

The Rock and Roll Hall of Fame and Museum in Cleveland, Ohio, recently teamed with 3M and Sunray Window Films, which installed 3M Sun Control Window Film Prestige Exterior 40 on the structure’s exterior glass.


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SPECTRONICS CORP.: UV Lamp

The new MAXIMA™ ML-3500C UV lamp can reduce the amount of time it takes to cure adhesives, coatings, inks, epoxies, resins, printed circuit boards, plastics and other materials.
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PPG Aerospace Expands Sealants Production Capacity

PPG Industries recently announced it has upgraded aerospace sealants manufacturing operations at its Shildon, England, facility with installation of new equipment.
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DoD Issues Call for Input from Manufacturing Industry

President Obama recently launched a major initiative focused on strengthening the innovation, performance, competitiveness, and job-creating power of U.S. manufacturing.
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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

ASC Fall Convention

10/20/14
Greenville, SC
United States

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) is a North American trade association dedicated to representing the adhesive and sealant industry.

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Industry

Munich Adhesives and Finishing Symposium (MKVS)

10/20/14
Munich
Germany

This years’ symposium will include highly topical papers about Development Trends, New Base Materials, Formulations and Applications.

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Industry

The Assembly Show

10/28/14
Rosemont, IL
United States

At The ASSEMBLY Show you will have the chance to meet with suppliers, buyers and users of assembly equipment in manufacturing plants interested in the latest technological advances in custom automated assembly systems, robotics, screwdriving, adhesives, dispensing, plastics assembly, presses, conveyors, fasteners, packaging, workstations, welding, vision systems, and much more!

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Industry

Introduction to Pressure-sensitive Adhesive Workshop 2014

11/3/14
Amsterdam
Netherlands

By popular demand AWA Conferences & Events and Chemsultants International are returning again in 2014 with an introductory workshop focused on pressure-sensitive adhesive technology.

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Industry

Unmet Adhesives Needs in the Chevy Corvette webinar

11/13/14
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

Wind Turbine Blade Manufacture 2014

12/1/14
Maritim Hotel
Dusseldorf
Germany

Wind energy now forms a vital part of the economy in many global regions and is expanding into new arenas.

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Industry

SEMICON Japan 2014

12/3/14
Tokyo metropolitan area
Japan

SEMICON Japan will move to a new venue this year! "Tokyo Big Sight" is ideally located in the Tokyo Metropolitan area both for visitors and exhibitors.

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Industry

Adhesives 201 - Structural Adhesives webinar

12/10/14
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

ICE USA 2015

2/10/15
OCCC
Orlando, FL
United States

Join several thousand converting professionals from nearly 50 countries who will come together in Orlando, Florida, February 10-12, 2015, to see all the latest converting machinery and technologies on display from over 350 leading suppliers.

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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.

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2014 October

You won't want to miss our October issue: industry trends from the ASC, converting and packaging, testing, a preview of The Assembly Show, and more!

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