Observations from Greenbuild 2019

Posted on 12/3/2019 3:11:47 PM. By Paul Bertram

Although in my last blog, I announced that I would address vertical walls, I decided to report on the recent Greenbuild show as related t...


How is the Automotive Aftermarket Changing?

Posted on 11/21/2019 6:55:05 PM. By Bostik


Market Opportunities for Adhesives and Sealants in the Construction Sectors - Part 1

Posted on 11/8/2019 6:35:33 PM. By Paul Bertram

Over the next few blogs, I plan to address potential market opportunities for adhesives and sealants in the construction sectors that inc...


ASC New Growth Efforts will Focus on the Building and Construction Market in 2020

Posted on 11/6/2019 5:36:38 PM. By Steve Duren

As part the ASC Long Range Plan from 2017 one of the key initiatives was to create member engagement with downstream end users and stakeh...


Selling Through Gatekeepers: Process Matters

Posted on 9/12/2019 3:43:01 PM. By Ujjval Vyas

This is part one of a two-part article on the unusual nature of the sales process for manufacturers in the building and construction (B&a...


ASC Approach to Growth 2.0, A Focus on Building and Construction

Posted on 8/19/2019 3:57:55 PM. By Steve Duren

The ASC Board of Directors has released funds from reserves to fund research in the building and construction market sector. The B&C ...


From Product Life Cycle Assessment (LCA) to Whole Building LCA

Posted on 8/19/2019 3:37:26 PM. By Paul Bertram

Part one of a Two-part Blog At the April 2019 ASC Spring Conference in Philadelphia, I was asked to speak on the business case for LCA....


New Materials and Bonding Challenges for the Electric Vehicle Age

Posted on 7/22/2019 6:29:22 PM. By George Ritter

Several automakers throughout the world have made it clear they are planning for significant increases in electric vehicle production wit...


Progressing Approaches to Sustainably Managing Building Materials

Posted on 6/20/2019 3:05:34 PM. By Paul Bertram

This blog is an update to last year’s topic on “Sustainable Material Management” where I provided a checklist of Enviro...


Where to Bond in Vehicle Assembly Operations?

Posted on 6/11/2019 2:22:55 PM. By Dan Daley

Let’s discuss selecting a plant location for joining two parts with structural adhesives during vehicle assembly. My example is an ...