Menu

A Renaissance for U.S. Manufacturing - and, by Extension, Specialty Chemicals

Posted on 5/17/2017 5:13:26 PM. By Dan Murad

With over 35 years of experience in the specialty chemicals industry in verticals such as adhesives & sealants, paints & coatings...

  

Bridging the Gap between a Chemical Professional and Mechanical Design Engineer

Posted on 4/11/2017 2:09:22 PM. By Dan Daley

My first ASC Blog post recounted an example at an OEM truck manufacturer where I worked as the Senior Materials Engineering Manager for 3...

  

Let’s Define “Structural Joint” – to Ensure the Integrity of the Joint Design and Bond

Posted on 2/28/2017 7:10:59 PM. By Dan Daley

Let me start by introducing myself and my colleague, James Swope, at the ChemQuest Group, Inc., as new contributors to the ASC Blog. In 2...

  

Overview of the ASC 2015-2019 Water Based Adhesives in North America MARKET REPORT

Posted on 2/6/2017 4:51:12 PM. By Steve Duren

The ASC 2015-2019 Water Based Adhesives Report will be the eighth market report that ASC has published over the past 40 months. This repo...

  

A Three Step Process for Automotive Adhesive Selection

Posted on 2/2/2017 3:32:42 PM. By Marc Benevento

Adhesive manufacturers often claim that cars and trucks are not designed with adhesive choices in mind, and that adhesive selection can s...

  

Automotive Adhesives and Sealants Build Brand Equity and Consumer Appeal

Posted on 11/7/2016 6:48:44 PM. By Marc Benevento

Much has been written about how adhesives and sealants help automakers improve the performance, safety, and fuel economy of cars and ligh...

  

Revised Fuel Economy Standards Won’t Put the Brakes on Adhesive and Sealant Growth

Posted on 8/25/2016 8:13:30 PM. By Marc Benevento

Recent media reports suggest federal regulators may lower the fleet-wide average fuel economy requirement of 54.5 miles per gallon establ...

  

IACMI Road Mapping: Advanced Composite Future Offers Opportunities and Challenges for Adhesives

Posted on 6/16/2016 5:50:25 PM. By Marc Benevento

On May 10-11, I participated in the 2nd technical road mapping session for the Institute for Advanced Composite Manufacturing Innovation ...

  

Adhesives Helping OEMs Push the Performance Envelope with Lightweight Multi-material Structures

Posted on 4/4/2016 2:57:59 PM. By Marc Benevento

Passenger car manufacturers constantly seek a perfect balance of performance and fuel economy without compromising safety.  Nowhere ...

  

North American International Auto Show 2016: The Future is Now, and Adhesives are Making it Happen

Posted on 2/2/2016 1:45:21 AM. By Marc Benevento

An air of excitement prevailed at the North American International Auto Show (NAIAS, aka, the Detroit Auto Show), fueled by a dichotomy o...