Adhesives & Sealants in Transportation

Posted on 9/6/2012 1:46:32 PM. By Sandy Niks

Hello - and welcome to the transportation blog! This is the first in a series of semi-monthly posts. First, some background. I am retired...

  

Focus on Roofing Applications for Adhesives and Sealants

Posted on 8/23/2012 1:23:06 PM. By Bob Braun

This is the tenth blog in the ASC Building Products series and is beginning a journey into the many uses and functions for both sealant...

  

More Packaging Sustainability Guidelines?

Posted on 8/9/2012 1:32:12 PM. By Jeff Timm

Recently the British Department for Environment, Food and Rural Affairs (DEFRA) issued new guidance for businesses to report their susta...

  

Highlights from the June 24-26, 2012 Meeting of ASTM C24 on Building Seals and Sealants

Posted on 7/11/2012 2:46:14 PM. By Bob Braun

In this blog, I am reporting on the most significant results from the San Diego three day semi-annual meeting of ASTM C24. Firstly, the...

  

Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA) and its Impact on Packaging

Posted on 6/29/2012 2:33:04 PM. By Jeff Timm

Late last year the Federal Government passed the Food Safety Modernization Act (FSMA).  The final regulations are still being writ...

  

Packaging Trends – Highlights from the 2nd Annual Food Packaging Technologies Summit

Posted on 5/21/2012 1:08:06 PM. By Jeff Timm

I was fortunate to attend and lead a panel on bioplastics at the recently held Food Packaging Technologies Summit, Itasca, IL organized b...

  

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPD)...Is it your companies turn to step-up and differentiate yourself?

Posted on 5/1/2012 3:20:49 PM. By Jeff Timm

Extended Producer Responsibility (EPR)...if you haven’t heard of it you soon will.  EPR is a movement long enacted in parts of...

  

Sustainability & The USDA's BioPreferred Program

Posted on 4/20/2012 1:19:04 PM. By Jeff Timm

My last blog touched on a definition of sustainability commonly used by the packaging industry.  By nature of its functionality pack...