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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...

  

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.&...

  

TSCA REFORM: Can We Get There from Here?

Posted on 2/28/2014 7:08:56 PM. By Mark Collatz

In the last couple of weeks, I have spent considerable time meeting with Senate staffers trying to understand what it is going to take to...

  

FRP Repair

Posted on 10/7/2013 7:10:00 PM. By Sandy Niks

Today’s topic is a brief review of techniques used in repairing bonded fiber reinforced plastic (FRP). This includes bonding inner ...

  

Epoxy Adhesives, Part 3

Posted on 9/11/2013 8:44:12 PM. By Sandra Niks

The epoxy resins, curing agents, fillers and other additives used in formulating epoxy adhesives have been reviewed in the first two part...