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For Want of a Nail the Shoe was Lost…

Posted on 10/22/2014 5:15:04 PM. By Rick Jones

I’m sure that just about everyone is generally familiar with the 14th century proverb that goes: For want of a nail the shoe was lo...

  

Four KEY Industry Trends

Posted on 10/17/2014 2:00:41 PM. By Matt Croson

Today, I will pinpoint and discuss four critical trends impacting the $43 billion global adhesive & sealant industry.  They are ...

  

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...

  

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...

  

Adhesive Classification and Some Further Thoughts on Market Segmentation

Posted on 11/19/2012 2:21:12 PM. By Jeff Timm

Recently the ASC announced a collaborated with Europe-based FEICA and China-based CATIA to release the 2012 ASC-CATIA-FEICA Adhesives and...