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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’...

  

OSHA Adds Some Meat to the Bones

Posted on 3/9/2015 4:03:11 PM. By Mark Collatz

As many of you are aware, ASC and several other associations have been urging the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to...

  

THE 1.5 CHANGES THEORY AND ASC

Posted on 1/26/2015 6:38:58 PM. By Matt Croson

There are many ways to talk about change.  Change is the only constant; learning to manage change is the key to success, often a req...

  

Ending the Year on a Positive Note

Posted on 1/12/2015 5:21:23 PM. By Mark Collatz

Too often, end of the year reviews seem to concentrate on all the things that went wrong during the prior 12 months.  It probably na...

  

For Want of a Nail the Shoe was Lost…

Posted on 10/22/2014 5:15:04 PM. By Rick Jones

I’m sure that just about everyone is generally familiar with the 14th century proverb that goes: For want of a nail the shoe was lo...

  

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 ...

  

BACK TO SCHOOL – A Glimpse of the 2014 Winter Holiday Retail Shopping Season?

Posted on 8/18/2014 3:00:02 PM. By Rick Krause

Consumer spending remains the leading driver of the US economy, and therefore drives the need for packaged goods and packaging adhesives....

  

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...

  

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...

  

U.S Congress, Chemicals and You

Posted on 7/1/2014 7:15:01 PM. By Matt Croson

Two weeks ago, I had the distinct honor to have lunch with Vice President Biden and Senator Mitch McConnell (R-KY).  I also had brea...