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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...

  

Genetically Modified Organisms (GMOs) - What’s the Scoop?

Posted on 6/25/2014 5:50:52 PM. By Jeff Timm

Genetically modified organisms (GMOs) or genetically engineered organisms, which entered the marketplace approximately 20 years ago, are&...

  

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...

  

I’m WARNING You

Posted on 4/23/2014 6:47:29 PM. By Mark Collatz

I’m WARNING You I'll begin with a confession …..I have a baseball addiction.   My wife says I should seek help, bu...

  

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...