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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 ...

  

ACC: Development of Biobased Polyols for Green Polyurethanes has Great Potential

Posted on 10/15/2014 4:04:38 PM. By ASC

Demand for renewable polyurethanes continues to grow as interest in sustainable products grows. Natural polyols, polyester polyols and su...

  

New Adhesive Technology Marks a Sustainable Revolution in Shoe Manufacturing

Posted on 8/26/2014 1:29:43 PM. By ASC

Cyanoacrylates, the compounds that make super glue, have been use in Loctite adhesives since the 1970s. However, now for the first time, ...

  

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...

  

Coating Adhesion - To Stick or Not To Stick?

Posted on 7/14/2014 5:18:36 PM. By ASC

On a recent entry of the Converting Quarterly vacuum web coating blog, Dr. Charles Bishop and Prof. Steven Abbott dispel myths and answer...

  

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...

  

Henkel Offers Loctite Adhesive Technologies for Professional Football Boot Manufacturers

Posted on 6/30/2014 6:12:55 PM. By ASC

In the midst of the World Cup games, it can be easy to take football (or soccer, for US readers) equipment for granted. Henkel’s Lo...

  

Trying to Ignore the Silly Season

Posted on 6/25/2014 3:48:56 PM. By Mark Collatz

In Washington, D.C., there is a term for that period of time just before elections—the Silly Season.  It’s a time when i...