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Global Market for Energy-Efficient Construction Technologies to Reach $60.2 Billion in 2019

The global market for energy-efficient technologies in commercial buildings is expected to grow to more than $60.2 billion by 2019.
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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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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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SOCIETY OF CHEMICAL MANUFACTURERS AND AFFILIATES (SOCMA): ChemStewards Website

This association has released its new ChemStewards® Optimization website, a resource available to SOCMA members that has all ChemStewards and related EHS&S documents in a centralized, web-based repository.
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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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SHAW INDUSTRIES GROUP INC.: Bio-Renewable Carpet Tile Adhesive

Shaw Industries Group Inc. recently announced the introduction of a new bio-renewable adhesive for use with its commercial carpet tile products.
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RS INDUSTRIAL INC.: Sustainable Adhesive Dots

ECO-Squares™ are reportedly the first-ever adhesive dots conscientiously developed from biodegradable materials.
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Eco-Friendly Adhesives for Converting and Packaging

Starch-based adhesives offer a number of benefits in converting and packaging applications.

Packagers and converters are always seeking the most efficient, cost-effective adhesives. Many times, synthetics are not the most reliable solutions. This is especially true in an era when U.S. companies of all types are encouraged to find more environmentally friendly options.


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4 Trends Impacting the Global Adhesives and Sealants Industry

The adhesives and sealants community will meet this month to discuss trends and new technologies at the ASC Fall Convention and Expo.

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) supports a $43 billion global industry whose reach spans all market segments and sub-segments.


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DOE Announces $17 Million to Advance Highway Transportation Technologies

The U.S. Department of Energy (DOE) recently announced $17.6 million to develop and deploy efficient and environmentally friendly highway transportation technologies.
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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

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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ASI April 2014 Photo Gallery

Our April 2014 issue is now available!

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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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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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