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Trending in the Adhesive & Sealant Industry - INNOVATION

Posted on 3/24/2014 1:25:17 PM. By Matt Croson

In a recent member survey that ASC conducted, 400 industry executives identified innovation as a top external opportunity and challenge.&...

  

Packaging Applications – Bioplastic Compostability – What You Need to Know

Posted on 3/5/2014 5:07:01 PM. By Jeff Timm

A lot has been written about bioplastics’ biodegradability properties and their ability to be composted, or as some would call it&m...

  

TSCA REFORM: Can We Get There from Here?

Posted on 2/28/2014 7:08:56 PM. By Mark Collatz

In the last couple of weeks, I have spent considerable time meeting with Senate staffers trying to understand what it is going to take to...

  

Carton Recycling

Posted on 2/20/2014 5:12:04 PM. By Jeff Timm

As the packaging industry strives to become more inclusive in bringing more and more materials into the recycling umbrella, one of the ne...

  

Self Adhering Window Flashings and Related Standards

Posted on 8/7/2013 4:41:48 PM. By Bob Braun

In my last post, I reviewed the subject of water intrusion into building walls as related to window and building design changes that have...

  

Adhesive Classification and Some Further Thoughts on Market Segmentation – Part 2

Posted on 12/7/2012 6:21:43 PM. By Jeff Timm

Last month my ASC Packaging Blog discussed market segmentation1 – its definition and examples of how to set up a segmentation str...

  

Adhesive Classification and Some Further Thoughts on Market Segmentation

Posted on 11/19/2012 2:21:12 PM. By Jeff Timm

Recently the ASC announced a collaborated with Europe-based FEICA and China-based CATIA to release the 2012 ASC-CATIA-FEICA Adhesives and...

  

Standards

Posted on 10/19/2012 4:05:51 PM. By Sandy Niks

The use of standards has been mentioned in earlier writings. Webster defines a standard as “something for use as a rule or basis of...

  

Compostability as a Packaging End-of-Life Option

Posted on 10/10/2012 2:06:47 PM. By Jeff Timm

My last blog touched on the debate between recycling or biodegradation as an end-of-life choice for packaging made from bioplastics.&nb...

  

Air Barrier Applications for Sealants and Adhesives

Posted on 4/24/2012 3:12:12 PM. By Bob Braun

This is my second blog in the ASC Building Products series and will continue the theme set in blog #1...sealants and adhesives used to ai...