Green Products/Applications

Adhesives- and sealants-related news and features focused on renewable energy, sustainability and all things green.

ARTICLES

Electric Vehicle Industry Experiencing a Boom

The global market for electric vehicle power sources is continuing to grow in most market sectors, according to a new study.
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Continued Growth Predicted for Bio-Based Ethylene Market

The trend toward developing sustainable products will remain a key driving factor for the bio-based ethylene market over the next six years
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SOCMA Applauds CFATS Bill Signing

The final version of the bill provides a multi-year authorization of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program.
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Making Adhesives and Sealants Safer

Innovations discovered at Purdue University are being commercialized to improve radiation detection and make adhesives and sealants safer.

Officials at a Chicago-based startup say innovations discovered in Purdue University’s School of Nuclear Engineering are being commercialized to address challenges in improving radiation detection and making sealants and adhesives safer.


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TROY CORP.: Wetting and Dispersing Additive

Troysperse™ ZWD1 is a new 100% active liquid pigment wetting and dispersing additive for aqueous coating and printing ink applications.
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ASC Regulatory Affairs to Focus on California in 2015

Regulatory actions in California are expected to dominate the Adhesive and Sealant Council’s (ASC) attention in 2015.
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DOE Announces $9 Million for Solar Energy Systems

Eligible projects will examine the performance of PV modules and develop accelerated tests to better understand how solar modules change over time and achieve improved lifetime performance of the modules.
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SOCMA President Calls on Senate to Pass CFATS Extension Before Year’s End

Society of Chemical Manufacturers and Affiliates (SOCMA) President and CEO Lawrence D. Sloan recently issued a letter to U.S. Senate lawmakers urging them to pass legislation providing a multi-year extension of the Chemical Facility Anti-Terrorism Standards (CFATS) program.
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ASHLAND SPECIALTY INGREDIENTS: Coatings Surfactant

This company, a commercial unit of Ashland Inc., plans to introduce Strodex FT-68, a low-VOC surfactant for waterborne architectural coatings, at ChinaCoat 2014.
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Two RAMPF Facilities Receive ISO 50001 Certification

RAMPF recently announced it has received ISO 50001 certification for the energy management systems of RAMPF Polymer Solutions and RAMPF Tooling Solutions at the Grafenberg, Germany, site.
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EVENTS

Industry

Polymers in Photovoltaics 2015

2/10/15
Dusseldorf
Germany

Photovoltaic panels have been used for decades in outer space powering remote satellites and are now reaching long service records on earth, which gives scientist the opportunity to see just how well the materials and modules have performed during their predicted lifespan.

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Industry

Plant Based Summit 2015

4/8/15
Lille
France

The French Association for Plant-based chemistry (Association Chimie du Végétal) and Infopro Digital, editor of the magazine Formule Verte, have combined their expertises to organise the event dedicated to all the actors and decision-makers of bio-based economy.

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Industry

TAPPI International Conference on Nanotechnology for Renewable Nanomaterials

6/22/15
Atlanta, GA
United States

Explore a world of possibilities for opening the door to new markets by unlocking the potential of renewable biomaterials.

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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.

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Industry

ASC Fall Convention and Expo

10/19/15
Pittsburgh, PA
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

ASC Fall Convention and Expo

10/17/16
Indianapolis, IN
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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ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

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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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