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PPG: Aerospace Adhesives | Adhesives & Sealants Industry

PPG announced that it has added two adhesives to its aerospace portfolio: PPG PR-2940™, an epoxy syntactic paste adhesive (ESPA) for bonding the internal structures of an aircraft; and PPG PR-2936™, an adhesive that incorporates the properties of a shim and sealant for attaching the outer skin of an aircraft to the internal structures. “We […]

HENKEL: Next-Generation Instant Adhesives for Medical Device Applications

Henkel has introduced two next-generation medical grade, cyanoacrylates-based instant adhesives that offer improved safety and performance. The new products are formulated without CMR (Carcinogenic, Mutagenic or Reproductively hazardous) ingredients and are designed to offer increased strength during and after heat cycling. Loctite 4011S and Loctite 4061S are designed to meet the specifications of Loctite 4011 […]

BEMIS: Elastic Replacement Adhesives | Adhesives & Sealants Industry

Bemis Associates, Inc. announced that it has expanded its Everfit™ family of elastic replacement adhesives, giving apparel designers a full range of support and breathability options to design consistent, all-day comfort into garments for a wide variety of uses and body types. EverFit, an innovative Sewfree® adhesive that replaces elastic and sewing, makes clothes more […]

Intertronics Launches Structural Adhesives Selector Guide

To help manufacturers find the right material for their application, Intertronics has launched a structural adhesive selector guide. The guide includes a full overview of five structural adhesive chemistries — methyl methacrylate (MMA), epoxy, polyurethane, UV curing, and cyanoacrylate. It covers 28 materials and their properties, curing and compatibility considerations. The guide is designed to […]

Holcim Building Envelope Names New Senior Vice President of Adhesives, Coatings, and Sealants Business Unit

Holcim Building Envelope has named Lauren Pagano as senior vice president of the Adhesives, Coatings, and Sealants (ACS) business unit, which encompasses Gaco and a portfolio of recognized brands for commercial, industrial, and residential applications. Pagano will provide leadership for the business unit, including responsibility for strategy, marketing, sales, operations and technology, supply chain, customer […]

Greif Opens New Adhesives Facility in Ohio

Greif has opened a new adhesives manufacturing facility in Cincinnati, Ohio. The state-of-the-art facility, which came online in Q4 2023, adds new capacity to the company’s water-based adhesive manufacturing. This becomes the third location in the Greif Adhesives Group network, along with Kernersville, North Carolina, and Atlanta, Texas. “We are excited to make the opening […]

ROSS: VersaMix Multi-Shaft Mixer | Adhesives & Sealants Industry

The ROSS VMC-100-gallon VersaMix Multi-Shaft Mixer for viscous formulations is capable of processing viscous solutions, dispersions, suspensions, and emulsions with viscosities in the hundreds of thousands of centipoises.  The ROSS line of VersaMix Multi-Shaft Mixers is built for longevity, speed, and efficiency. It is designed for vacuum operation up to 29.5”Hg and supplied with interchangeable […]

EVONIK: Phosphate Methacrylate | Adhesives & Sealants Industry

Evonik introduced VISIOMER® HEMA-P 100 to the market, a phosphate methacrylate monomer that is nonmigratory, and its effects are long-lasting. Incorporated by polymerization, HEMA-P provides transparent flame retardancy, improves adhesion, and reduces corrosion. It is an effective adhesion promoter and anti-corrosive agent. VISIOMER HEMA-P can improve dispersibility and act as a complexing agent. VISIOMER HEMA-P […]

FLEXICON: Mobile Conveyor System | Adhesives & Sealants Industry

Flexicon has release a mobile tilt-down flexible screw conveyor system for manual dumping and bulk bag discharging. The system is mounted on a portable base with a multi-purpose hood and an integral dust collector. This allows manual dumping from handheld sacks as well as discharging from bulk bags, transferring material to elevated downstream process equipment […]

How AI Is Being Harnessed to Advance the Adhesives and Sealants Industry

The manufacturing landscape is evolving at an unprecedented pace, and with it, the adhesives and sealants industry is experiencing a remarkable transformation. The infusion of artificial intelligence (AI) into R&D and manufacturing processes is responsible for this evolution, which has unleashed a wave of innovation, efficiency, and quality in the sector.   R&D Breakthroughs and […]

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