As continued research and development races to meet the growing appetite for sustainable adhesives, manufacturers must also push innovations in processing that reduce both waste and energy consumption.
Manufacturers and scientists are continually pushing the envelope on eco-friendly adhesives, sealants, coatings, and potting and encapsulation compounds. Demand for green and sustainable formulations is expected to keep growing due to tightening legislation, consumer awareness, and new opportunities.
Dow is collaborating with Microsoft to accelerate the integration of machine learning and AI solutions into a novel predictive intelligence capability.
August 28, 2020
Dow Polyurethanes, a business division of Dow, recently announced that it is accelerating its digital transformation through increased integration into artificial intelligence (AI) and predictive capabilities geared to increasing its digital IQ across all business operations.
The Green Chemistry Challenge Awards recognize innovation by American businesses and researchers that redesign chemical products and processes to reduce or eliminate the use and manufacture of hazardous substances.
August 24, 2020
The U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) is now accepting nominations for the 2021 Green Chemistry Challenge Awards.
Our August issue is chock-full of annual offerings and focused content to help you and your business succeed. This issue of ASI brings you our annual Distributor Directory, as well as the ever-popular ASI Top 20 listing of the world’s leading adhesives and sealants manufacturers.
Our annual ASI Top 20 details the leading worldwide manufacturers of adhesives and sealants. We targeted sales figures (and other details) for finished adhesives and sealants, as well as related products such as tapes, to develop the ranking.
Over the long term, Covestro plans to align its entire production, its range of products and solutions, and all areas to the circular concept.
August 11, 2020
Covestro recently announced that it considers itself to be on a clear course and well-positioned for the rest of the year, following a challenging first six months as a result of the coronavirus pandemic.
Potential topics for consideration include tape’s advantages and areas for growth in comparison to other bonding methods, how to communicate tape’s benefits and overcome potential barriers for increased use by building and construction and automotive professionals, and upcoming innovations and future marketplace trends.
July 23, 2020
The Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC) recently announced the official opening of abstract submissions for its inaugural Tape Week event, slated for May 3-6, 2021, in Lake Buena Vista, Fla.