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  • 3M Introduces Scotch™, a Range of Erasable and Removable Chalkboard Tapes (Aug 22, 2014)
    For the first-time ever, 3M is making it possible to write, erase and write again, all on a piece of tape. With the launch of new Scotch™ Dry Erase and Chalkboard Tapes, consumers can purchase these revolutionary tapes that behave exactly like a whiteboard or chalkboard, making labeling and organizing as simple as tearing tape.
  • Ellsworth Adhesives at Advanced Engineering: to Present Adhesive Solutions for Interrelated Communities (Aug 22, 2014)
    Ellsworth Adhesives Europe will be exhibiting at Advanced Engineering 2014 in Birmingham. Taking place in the NEC Arena on November 11th and 12th, Advanced Engineering is a unique industry event that brings together five interrelated engineering communities under one roof.
  • Nordmann, Rassmann to Distribute Novomer's Range of Converge® PPC Polyols in Germany (Aug 22, 2014)
    Novomer Inc. has appointed Nordmann, Rassmann GmbH, one of the leading distributors of specialty chemicals, as its authorized distributor of Converge® polypropylene carbonate (PPC) polyols in Germany.
  • Bergquist Unveils Bond-Ply®, a Thermally-conductive, Heat Curable Laminating Adhesive (Aug 21, 2014)
    The Bergquist Company is excited to introduce the newest product in its Bond-Ply® silicone laminate adhesive line: Bond-Ply® LMS-HD. This thermally conductive, heat curable laminate material was designed to structurally adhere power components and PCB’s to a heat sink without the need for mechanical fasteners, such as clips and screws. Bond-Ply® LMS-HD is made up of a high performance, thermally loaded low modulus silicone compound coated on a cured core and double lined with protective films.
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  • Global Polyurea Market to Reach USD 1,399.9 Million by 2020: Grand View Research (Aug 21, 2014)
    The global polyurea market is expected to reach USD 1,399.9 million by 2020, according to a new study by Grand View Research, Inc. Superior performance as compared to alternatives such as polyurethanes and epoxy is expected to drive pure polyurea demand over the forecast period. Increasing demand from application industries is also expected to fuel market growth over the next six years.
  • Henkel Launches Loctite FT 220, a Cyanoacrylate Adhesive for Shoe Industry (Aug 21, 2014)
    Henkel has taken the lead in researching and developing innovative adhesive products. Loctite FT 220 is the first cyanoacrylate solution tailor-made for the shoe industry.
  • Elevance Partners with Virginia Tech to Support Polymer Research Program (Aug 20, 2014)
    Elevance is pleased to be partnering with Virginia Tech. on a research program that aims to enable engineered polymer and CASE partners and customers to create new and expanded product lines that were impossible until now.
  • Phoseon Tech. at Touch Taiwan: to Display UV LED Curing Solutions for Touch Panel Applications (Aug 20, 2014)
    Phoseon will display UV LED curing solutions for touch panel applications at the upcoming Touch Taiwan event August 27-29. UV LED curing technology for touch panel display manufacturing is an emerging application as it provides consistent stable output, no ‘hot’ spots, and low heat. The combination of high-energy UV LED sources with the appropriate adhesive or coatings provides increased productivity.
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  • Researchers Develop Adhesive Inspired by Sandcastle Worms for Fetal Surgery (Aug 20, 2014)
    In creating an adhesive patterned after glue produced by the lowly underwater sandcastle worm, researchers are reporting that they may have solved the problem of premature births that sometimes result from fetal surgery. It also could open up numerous opportunities to safely perform more complex fetal surgeries in the future.
  • DRT Expands its Global Network in Balkans and Eastern Europe (Aug 19, 2014)
    DRT is a French company enjoying growing influence and reputation in international markets. After Japan and China, DRT continues to develop its network of agents, this time in the Balkans and Eastern Europe.
  • Flint Group at Labelexpo Americas: to Unveil EkoCure™ Range of Adhesives & more (Aug 19, 2014)
    Flint Group Flexographic Products and Flint Group Narrow Web will jointly display their most recent innovations for you to experience at the upcoming Labelexpo Americas September 9 - 11 in Rosemont, IL. Come talk to an expert – Flint Group will help you make a success of your most challenging print application.
  • Momentive Specialty Chemicals to Build New Forest Product Facility in Parana, Brazil (Aug 19, 2014)
    Momentive Specialty Chemicals Inc. has selected the city of Curitiba in Parana, Brazil, as the location for its next forest products manufacturing facility. The plant will include an administrative headquarters building and the necessary infrastructure improvements to support a world scale formaldehyde production plant of 150,000 metric tons per year.
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  • Sika Opens Production Facility for Admixtures & Mortar in North America (Aug 18, 2014)
    Sika’s position in the development and production of systems and products for bonding, sealing, damping, reinforcing and protecting has been strengthened by two key investments: A new production facility for admixtures has been opened in Denver, and the Sika site in the greater area of Atlanta has been expanded by a mortar plant.
  • UltraTape Introduces Print-On-Demand Cleanroom Labels (Aug 18, 2014)
    UltraTape's print-on-demand cleanroom labels are ideal for lot traceability, asset tagging and packaging.
  • Bluestar Silicones Kick-starts R&D Center in Seoul to Support Sealing & Bonding Market for Electronics (Aug 15, 2014)
    Bluestar Silicones hold a grand opening of its new Research & Development (R&D) Center and office relocation in Seoul to further strengthen its presence in South Korea. This is the strategic continued expansion of Bluestar Silicones’ global competence network.
  • Global Succinic Acid Market to Grow at a CAGR of 19.4% from 2012-18: Transparency Market Research (Aug 15, 2014)
    The global succinic acid market is estimated to grow from a value of USD 240.3 million in 2011 to 836.2 million in 2018, observing growth at a CAGR of 19.4% between 2012 and 2018, the forecast period of the report. The major factor that has triggered the growth of the global acid market is the overall rise in construction and infrastructure development activities around the globe, which has consecutively led to an increased demand for products such as polyurethanes, coatings and resins.
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  • Bostik Forms Alliance with Krayden to Distribute its Product Range for Aerospace in N. America (Aug 14, 2014)
    Bostik, Inc. announces a new distributor for aerospace product lines. Krayden Inc., a value-added distributor of adhesives and sealants, has partnered with Bostik as a national distributor. Through the partnership, Krayden will expand the reach of Bostik’s aerospace solutions throughout North America.
  • Moisture Plays a Crucial Role in Bonding Failures: MIT Researchers (Aug 14, 2014)
    Researchers at MIT have found a way to study these bonding failures directly, revealing the crucial role of moisture in setting the stage for failure. Their findings are published in the journal Proceedings of the National Academy of Science in a paper by MIT professors of civil and environmental engineering Oral Buyukozturk and Markus Buehler; research associate Kurt Broderick of MIT’s Microsystems Technology Laboratories; and doctoral student Denvid Lau, who has since joined the faculty at the City University of Hong Kong.
  • Araldite® Adhesives Take Center Stage in the Age of Substrate Change (Aug 13, 2014)
    Vehicle manufacturers have been set some ambitious targets to significantly reduce carbon emissions to 95g CO2/km on the sale of all new cars by 2020. Here, Laurent Pourcheron, Marketing Manager for Adhesives at Huntsman Advanced Materials looks at how structural adhesives can help the automotive industry to successfully integrate the latest lightweight materials and comply with future environmental legislation.
  • DELO Introduces Structural Adhesives for High-temperature Applications (Aug 13, 2014)
    DELO has added new structural adhesives to its product range. These products are mainly used when components to be bonded are exposed to temperatures up to +220 °C.
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