Welcome to ASI’s annual Buyers’ Guide, a purchasing and applications resource for raw materials, equipment and services used to manufacture adhesives and sealants, pressure sensitives, and adhesives and sealants products such as tapes and labels. The Buyers’ Guide also includes supplier details for finished adhesives and sealants.
Longtime readers of this column may note that I have always been a fan of silicone sealants; however, I worked for a manufacturer of these materials for many years, so I hope I can be totally objective. I have no doubt that the durability and longevity of silicones cannot be exceeded in most applications. However, I can offer you several observations from my personal experience using them at home.
The 2017 Tape Summit, taking place May 15-19, 2017, at the Mandalay Bay Convention Center in Las Vegas, Nev. brings together the pressure sensitive adhesive (PSA) tape industry channels: adhesive manufacturers, suppliers, tape manufacturers, tape converters, and industry authorities. The event will include: tape classes; the PSTC Spring Membership Meeting; the PSTC Regulatory Summit; the TECH 40 seminar; and an exhibitor showcase. Read More
The FEICA Conference and EXPO is firmly established as the premier event for Europe’s adhesive and sealant industry, providing essential insights into the key issues affecting the industry and ample networking opportunities for formulators and raw materials suppliers to discuss the latest trends and wider business environment. Read More