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Inappropriate Uses of Sealants and Adhesives

Posted on 10/22/2014 4:52:24 PM. By Bob Braun

In my last post, I discuss the reasons for the increased focus on the fire issues for some of these sealants and why some concerns have s...

  

Four KEY Industry Trends

Posted on 10/17/2014 2:00:41 PM. By Matt Croson

Today, I will pinpoint and discuss four critical trends impacting the $43 billion global adhesive & sealant industry.  They are ...

  

The Historical Focus on Fire Standards for Low Density Foam Sealants

Posted on 10/2/2014 8:18:23 PM. By Bob Braun

In my last several posts, I: featured the many facets of sealants and adhesives that have reduced density; discussed the increased value ...

  

Applying Technical and Science-based Approaches to the LEED Green Rating System

Posted on 9/18/2014 4:39:56 PM. By Paul Bertram

On August 27, 2014, the U.S. Green Building Council (USGBC) and the American Chemistry Council (ACC) announced a new initiative designed ...

  

"Clearly" Transparency is the Wave of the Future

Posted on 9/3/2014 6:03:39 PM. By Mark Collatz

“Transparency” as a concept is outrageously popular in the business/consumer market place.  For the adhesive and sealant...

  

Demonstrating the Increased Value of Reduced Density Sealants

Posted on 8/19/2014 4:42:48 PM. By Bob Braun

In my last blog post, I discussed options enabling companies to leverage new standards for improved customer communications, and focused ...

  

Innovation--Some Thoughts

Posted on 8/13/2014 3:46:37 PM. By Jeff Timm

It seems like the word innovation has replaced words like synergy, stakeholder, transparency, partnership, and voice-of-the-customer as t...

  

“Resilience” & What it Means to Material Producers

Posted on 8/11/2014 7:47:44 PM. By Paul Bertram

Since the emergence of the “Green” building movement, trends in design have generated many new terms that need to be understo...

  

ASC CREATES TRAINING ACADEMY CERTIFICATION TASK FORCE

Posted on 7/31/2014 8:56:32 PM. By Matt Croson

The Adhesive and Sealant Council (ASC) has created a special Training Academy Certification Task Force consisting of a blend of technical...

  

Notes from the ASC Sustainability Forum

Posted on 7/28/2014 3:34:42 PM. By Paul Bertram

The ASC 2014 Sustainability Forum was the 2nd since its inception in 2011. This year’s Baltimore Forum was a series of well-balance...