This month’s edition brings our annual ASI Top 25 report. Our exclusive ranking article details the leading worldwide manufacturers of adhesives and sealants to provide an overview of the top players in the industry. Each company listing includes annual revenue for 2017 (if publishable) and contact information, as well as noteworthy news items from the last year and any additional information provided by company sources. Check out the online version at for more company details, including R&D activity and quotes from key executives.

To compile the ASI Top 25, we gathered the annual reports of adhesives and sealants manufacturers and combined the data with additional information from company websites, press releases, and company contacts. A special thank you goes to all the companies that provided information or responded to my requests for information!

Our staff made every effort to include the industry’s top companies in the ranking. If you believe your company should be included, feel free to contact me at (248) 786-1703 or with any questions.

Industry events provide one of the best ways to network with industry personnel. This month’s issue reviews the first Afera Global Adhesive Tape Summit, which took place June 11-15 in Munich, Germany. The conference reportedly drew more than 230 tape-related company delegates, including a significant number of CEOs and heads of R&D. Read more here.

The Adhesive and Sealant Council’s Executive Leadership Conference continues to be a draw for top executives in the adhesives and sealants industry. This year’s event is set to take place October 15-17 in Naples, Fla. Details about the event can be found here.  ASI

Teresa McPherson is an Editor of ASI magazine. If you wish to send a letter to the editor, please email Letters must include the sender’s address, phone number and email address, when possible. Letters may be edited for space and clarity.

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