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  • 2014 PSA Outlook: Market Streams toward Water-Based Products, Smart Production

    Apr-17-2014 | Comments: 1 | Posted In: | Posted By: Todd Hunt

    Label 2014 a good year for PSA tape and label manufacturers. We expect the PSA tape and label markets to grow three to five percent globally this year, with significant contributions from Asia and South America. Use of aqueous PSAs – already the leading label technology (...) <read more>

  • Timber Towers Using CLT Grow Markets for Wood

    Apr-17-2014 | Comments: 5 | Posted In: | Posted By: Bill Esler, Wood Products Magazine

    Continued advances in cross laminated timber (CLT) and wood framing techniques now make wood high-rises practical. A key enabling technology are adhesives. Architects Skidmore Owings & Merrill provided an update on urban construction trends at last month's American Assn. for the Advancement of Science in Chicago(...) <read more>

  • 2014 Wood Adhesive Outlook: Poised to Help Customers Make the Most of a Good Year

    Apr-17-2014 | Comments: 2 | Posted By: Jaye Schroeder

    Franklin Adhesives & Polymers enters 2014 with the same optimism we began 2013. Even if this year will not be quite as strong as last, the housing market continues to improve, national unemployment is down to 6.7% and, according to the National Association of Manufacturers, the wood industry picked up more than nine thousand new jobs. (...) <read more>


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