(Almost) Magical Active Packaging

Posted on 5/18/2015 3:01:53 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

It’s now possible to watch a video on your carton of aspirin. It’s one of the latest innovations in active packaging, or what...

  

Material Transparency and Supply Chain Impacts

Posted on 5/8/2015 1:44:38 PM. By Paul Bertram

Part of the current focus on Material Transparency includes requests for Environmental Product Declarations (EPDs).This has been an ongoi...

  

What Does the Driverless Car Mean for Adhesives in Automobiles?

Posted on 4/13/2015 9:31:11 PM. By Marc Benevento

There has been no shortage of promotional buzz on the efforts of automotive and technology companies to commercialize driverless cars.&nb...

  

Hazard-Based Analysis: A Misguided Approach for Marketing Green

Posted on 4/7/2015 7:16:18 PM. By Ujjval Vyas

Businesses use strategy to understand context, assess threats and opportunities, and generate options for prudent action.  In other ...

  

Noah's Ark & Leadership

Posted on 3/25/2015 5:59:29 PM. By Matt Croson

I recently spoke at ASMAC’s Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada.  I was happy to be invited by Sean Gogarty of 3M Canada and the...

  

Interest in Child-Resistance (CR) Packaging Spikes

Posted on 3/18/2015 10:33:11 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

It’s Poison Prevention Packaging Week (Mar. 15-21, 2015), and it’s a time to celebrate! Hundreds of lives have been saved and...

  

The History of Adhesives

Posted on 3/9/2015 5:31:56 PM. By NTI Data Products

You may be surprised to learn that adhesives have a long history.  You may be most familiar with the fact that in 1932, Elmer’...

  

Hazard-based Analysis: An Incorrect Basis for Business Decisions

Posted on 3/4/2015 3:45:42 PM. By Ujjval Vyas

Green chemistry, red lists, and even EPA edicts claim that a hazard-based analysis (HBA) should underlie decisions regarding regulatory a...

  

Structural Adhesives Unable to Replace Spot Welds in Light Vehicles & How that has Helped Them Grow

Posted on 2/19/2015 8:30:30 PM. By Marc Benevento

To start, I have to say how excited I am to have the opportunity to be contributor to the ASC blog.  This is the first of what I hop...

  

10 Trends in Material Transparency to Track in 2015

Posted on 1/29/2015 6:58:16 PM. By Paul Bertram

2014 brought a new level of discussion to ASC regarding Material Transparency reporting. Topics included EPD (Environmental Product Dec...