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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 ...

  

Moments of Truth – How Adhesives Can Impact Consumer Choice

Posted on 10/15/2014 6:32:48 PM. By Rick Krause

What makes a consumer buy a product?  As you can imagine, a tremendous amount of energy has been invested by marketers, behavioral p...

  

How Adhesives Contribute to a Significant Value Chain

Posted on 9/25/2014 3:04:57 PM. By Rick Krause

The use of adhesives in labels and packaging remains one of their most significant end-uses in North America.  According to the rece...

  

Goblins, Witches, and Skeletons – An Update on the Autumn and Winter Holiday Shopping Season

Posted on 9/24/2014 1:32:06 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.&...

  

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...

  

Spring Industry Events Share Common Themes for 2014 and Beyond

Posted on 7/21/2014 1:43:18 PM. By Rick Krause

While the economy has certainly improved, the recovery remains uneven and certainly more tepid than what has been expected for 2014. ...

  

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...