Raw Materials and Chemicals

Features and up-to-date information regarding the turbulent raw materials and chemicals markets.


DOW CORNING: Pigment Dispersant

Dow Corning® 700P additive is a new low-VOC, low-odor siloxane-based additive.
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Herald Named CNX Distribution Business Development Manager

CNX Distribution recently announced it has appointed Derek Herald to the position of business development manager.
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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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UTECH Europe Releases 2015 Program

Organizers of the UTECH Europe 2015 polyurethanes event have announced full details of its comprehensive three-day conference.
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Kuraray America Named a Best Company to Work For

Kuraray America Inc. recently announced it has been named to the National Association for Business Resources’ Best and Brightest Companies to Work For™ in Houston list for the second time.
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Michelman Reorganizes Business Structure

The new structure is intended to help the company better anticipate and serve its customers' needs.
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Top 5 News that Sticks

Distribution Agreement between Evonik and Shell Draws Most Interest

Last week, readers were most interested in an agreement between Evonik and Shell MDS.
This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants and coatings news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week.
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Huntsman Sees Opportunities Resulting from Lower Oil Prices

Huntsman Corp.’s president and CEO, Peter R. Huntsman, recently issued a statement in response to inquiries regarding the business impact of lower priced oil.
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Huber Announces Leadership Changes

Huber Engineered Materials (HEM), a division of J.M. Huber Corp., recently announced the retirement of President Andy Trott.
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Materials Insights

What’s happening in the often-tumultuous raw materials and chemicals sector?

In the March issue of ASI, we’ll share answers—but we need your help.

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Plant Based Summit 2015


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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UTECH Europe 2015


The UTECH Europe 2015 exhibition and conference offers materials specialists an opportunity to see global advancements in polyurethane technology including all the latest products, formulations, and machines.

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2015 FEICA Conference & Expo


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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ASC Fall Convention and Expo

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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ASC Spring Convention and Expo

New Orleans, LA
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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ASC Fall Convention and Expo

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

Our April 2014 issue is now available!


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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Adhesives & Sealants Industry Magazine

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2015 January

We're covering high-tech applications, mixer technologies, the packaging of adhesives and sealants, and more in our January 2015 issue. Don't miss it!

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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.

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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. 


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