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2/4/2016 3:01:46 PM

Royal Adhesives & Sealants’ Recent Acquisition Expands Adhesive Capabilities

Indiana-based adhesives and sealants company Royal Adhesives & Sealants announced its acquisition of Weld Mount Systems this week. W...

2/3/2016 4:39:42 PM

Toyochem Acquires Rights to Solvent Acrylic Adhesives from Dow Chemical Group

Toyochem Co. Ltd., a wholly owned subsidiary of the Toyo Ink SC Holdings Co. Ltd., recently announced that it has executed a Purchase and...

2/2/2016 3:20:23 PM

Improving Bonding Quality and Streamlining QC in Automotive Production Processes

Improving quality control measures and streamlining the production process often work against each other in high speed assembly lines. Th...


2/2/2016 1:45:21 AM

North American International Auto Show 2016: The Future is Now, and Adhesives are Making it Happen

An air of excitement prevailed at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS, aka, the Detroit Auto Show), fueled by a dichotomy o...

1/28/2016 2:38:57 PM

Retail-Ready Packaging: More Shelf Impact, Less Fuss

If you’ve noticed more retail-ready packaging on store shelves during recent shopping trips, you’re not imagining it. This pa...

1/6/2016 5:33:48 PM

Packaging Predictions: 2016

As the old year is behind us, it’s time to look forward. Although we can’t be completely certain about what the new year will...

White Papers

12/8/2015 1:35:05 PM

Equation to Calculate Compliance of Adhesives - American Chemical Society

The American Chemical Society (ACS) recently released a white paper (available to subscribers) introducing an equation that can be used t...

10/27/2015 1:43:56 PM

A New Option for Automotive Interior Trim Assembly

Assembling automotive interior trim is a complex process. The components are made of a variety of different materials, some of which are ...

7/28/2015 2:57:48 PM


The Issue - Full shrink sleeve labels can interfere with PET bottle recycling.  Shrink sleeve labels can interfere with sortation eq...


2/20/2014 5:05:56 PM

Carton Container Recycling

8/5/2013 2:44:07 PM

Aluminum Impact Extrusion Can Making

8/5/2013 2:38:08 PM

Aluminum Can Making Process

Case Studies

7/27/2015 7:17:41 PM

Chemical Assessment State of the Science: Evaluation of 32 Decision-support Tools Used to Screen and Prioritize Chemicals

ABSTRACT: The last decade has seen an increased focus on evaluating the safety and sustainability of chemicals in consumer and industrial...

6/16/2015 2:05:45 PM

New Environmental Graphics Take the Santiago Sharks into the Sea

At first glance, students and guests visiting Santiago High School may think they’re entering an aquarium filled with sand, se...

1/8/2015 7:41:43 PM

Thinking Beyond Meaning with “New Business”

Eighteen students in the 2014 Yale Master of Fine Arts (MFA) Graphic Design program created the “New Business” exhibit&n...