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Hazard-Based Analysis: A Misguided Approach for Marketing Green

Posted on 4/7/2015 7:16:18 PM. By Ujjval Vyas

Businesses use strategy to understand context, assess threats and opportunities, and generate options for prudent action.  In other ...

  

Noah's Ark & Leadership

Posted on 3/25/2015 5:59:29 PM. By Matt Croson

I recently spoke at ASMAC’s Annual Meeting in Toronto, Canada.  I was happy to be invited by Sean Gogarty of 3M Canada and the...

  

Interest in Child-Resistance (CR) Packaging Spikes

Posted on 3/18/2015 10:33:11 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

It’s Poison Prevention Packaging Week (Mar. 15-21, 2015), and it’s a time to celebrate! Hundreds of lives have been saved and...

  

The History of Adhesives

Posted on 3/9/2015 5:31:56 PM. By NTI Data Products

You may be surprised to learn that adhesives have a long history.  You may be most familiar with the fact that in 1932, Elmer’...

  

OSHA Adds Some Meat to the Bones

Posted on 3/9/2015 4:03:11 PM. By Mark Collatz

As many of you are aware, ASC and several other associations have been urging the Occupational Health and Safety Administration (OSHA) to...

  

Hazard-based Analysis: An Incorrect Basis for Business Decisions

Posted on 3/4/2015 3:45:42 PM. By Ujjval Vyas

Green chemistry, red lists, and even EPA edicts claim that a hazard-based analysis (HBA) should underlie decisions regarding regulatory a...

  

Commercial Buildings Perform Approximately 30% Worse than the Code Requires

Posted on 3/2/2015 8:19:03 PM. By Paul Bertram

While attending Greenbuild last October, I sat in on a session where the results of the Rhode Island Energy Code Compliance Baseline Stu...

  

A Hot-Melt Trilogy – Parts II and III: Functionality of Melt-on-demand Systems Expands

Posted on 2/20/2015 7:28:37 PM. By Hallie Forcinio

Last month, we talked about how melt-on-demand (MOD) hot-melt technology has been available since the late sixties and the advent of tank...

  

Structural Adhesives Unable to Replace Spot Welds in Light Vehicles & How that has Helped Them Grow

Posted on 2/19/2015 8:30:30 PM. By Marc Benevento

To start, I have to say how excited I am to have the opportunity to be contributor to the ASC blog.  This is the first of what I hop...

  

10 Trends in Material Transparency to Track in 2015

Posted on 1/29/2015 6:58:16 PM. By Paul Bertram

2014 brought a new level of discussion to ASC regarding Material Transparency reporting. Topics included EPD (Environmental Product Dec...