The Value of an OEM Assembly Plant Trial

Posted on 11/7/2017 3:01:59 PM. By Dan Daley

“Always bring donuts” might have been the motto of an HB Fuller adhesive salesman that I spent time with early in my career. ...

  

Testing Tips for Transportation Adhesive Applications

Posted on 8/21/2017 8:37:50 PM. By Dan Daley

Your homework is done, you have studied every aspect of your design, consulted with sales reps, and selected several adhesives for evalua...

  

“As Received” and Adhesive Performance

Posted on 7/10/2017 1:46:57 PM. By Jim Swope

In my early days as a supplier of adhesives to automotive assembly operations, I dreaded the words “as received” on a specifi...

  

A Progress Report of the Growth Initiative at ASC

Posted on 5/25/2017 3:57:20 PM. By ASC

The Adhesive and Sealant Council started its market growth initiative in 2015 as part of the 2013 Long Range Plan. The intent of this eff...

  

A Renaissance for U.S. Manufacturing - and, by Extension, Specialty Chemicals

Posted on 5/17/2017 5:13:26 PM. By Dan Murad

With over 35 years of experience in the specialty chemicals industry in verticals such as adhesives & sealants, paints & coatings...

  

Bridging the Gap between a Chemical Professional and Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted on 4/11/2017 2:09:22 PM. By Dan Daley

My first ASC Blog post recounted an example at an OEM truck manufacturer where I worked as the Senior Materials Engineering Manager for 3...

  

Let’s Define “Structural Joint” – to Ensure the Integrity of the Joint Design and Bond

Posted on 2/28/2017 7:10:59 PM. By Dan Daley

Let me start by introducing myself and my colleague, James Swope, at the ChemQuest Group, Inc., as new contributors to the ASC Blog. In 2...

  

Overview of the ASC 2015-2019 Water Based Adhesives in North America MARKET REPORT

Posted on 2/6/2017 4:51:12 PM. By Steve Duren

The ASC 2015-2019 Water Based Adhesives Report will be the eighth market report that ASC has published over the past 40 months. This repo...

  

A Three Step Process for Automotive Adhesive Selection

Posted on 2/2/2017 3:32:42 PM. By Marc Benevento

Adhesive manufacturers often claim that cars and trucks are not designed with adhesive choices in mind, and that adhesive selection can s...

  

Automotive Adhesives and Sealants Build Brand Equity and Consumer Appeal

Posted on 11/7/2016 6:48:44 PM. By Marc Benevento

Much has been written about how adhesives and sealants help automakers improve the performance, safety, and fuel economy of cars and ligh...