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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...

  

Adhesives for Minimalist Packaging

Posted on 5/7/2019 10:18:48 PM. By George Ritter

In the 1990’s, as a senior chemist and laboratory director, I managed about twenty R&D scientists who supported our then-portfo...

  

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...

  

Ancient Adhesive Provides Archaeological Clues

Posted on 2/25/2019 5:14:38 PM. By ASC

It’s reasonable to assume that people started using adhesives as soon as they discovered that some substances are sticky – an...

  

Quality Adhesives Become Critical as Chargebacks Hit Retail Suppliers

Posted on 2/13/2019 1:13:50 PM. By ASC

For many manufacturers, shipping is the time when losses come creeping in. There’s a great deal of rough and tumble. Cartons ride o...