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Teens Win Prize for Proposing Plastic and Silicone Adhesive Alternative to Lens Changes

Posted on 5/23/2019 12:06:47 PM. By ASC

A group of students from Illinois in the US have taken a look into the future of optometry, and earned a $25,000 prize for the new busine...

  

Vegetable Oils Could Change Sustainability of Adhesives and Resins

Posted on 5/22/2019 12:16:24 PM. By ASC

Increased demands for sustainability at all levels of product manufacture has the Fraunhofer Institute for Microstructure of Materia...

  

Slugs’ Sticky Defense Could Offer Clues to New Medical Adhesive

Posted on 5/15/2019 12:02:00 PM. By ASC

When insect predators try to grab a Dusky Airon slug for dinner, they are likely to find they’ve bitten off more than they can chew...

  

Parker Hannifin to Buy Coating and Adhesives Veteran Lord Corp

Posted on 5/14/2019 5:14:44 PM. By ASC

US industrial conglomerate Parker Hannifin Corp has announced its intention to buy Lord Corp for $3.68 billion in order to build its...

  

New Pedestrian Grade Adhesive Floor Coating Safeguards Workplace Safety

Posted on 5/2/2019 12:13:36 PM. By ASC

Slippery floors cause thousands of workplace accidents every year, and protecting workers often entails installing non-slip flooring or f...

  

3M Headquarters Leads Way in Switch to 100 Percent Renewable Energy

Posted on 5/1/2019 4:21:39 PM. By ASC

3M has announced that all its facilities will run on renewable energy – but it isn’t waiting to show results. The company&rsq...

  

Beer Six Packs Boast 76 Percent Less Plastic Thanks to Innovative Adhesive Technology

Posted on 4/22/2019 12:08:33 PM. By ASC

When six pack rings first hit the packaging scene, they were hailed as using less plastic than a full wrap – but then their potenti...

  

Growth in Contract Packaging Industry Fuels Innovation

Posted on 4/2/2019 2:46:36 PM. By ASC

As shopping moves online and e-commerce becomes the way to buy an ever-growing range of items, the contract packaging industry continues ...

  

3M’s Commitment to Sustainability Attracts Top Talent

Posted on 3/14/2019 10:49:39 AM. By ASC

The adhesive and sealant industry is fast becoming known for a host of sustainability initiatives. 3M, for example, has set sustainabilit...

  

European Retailers Move Towards Produce With Adhesive Label Only

Posted on 3/5/2019 1:09:19 PM. By ASC

German retail chain REWE has announced that it will no longer sell organic cucumbers with plastic wrapping. The chain plans to keep the p...