By Ingo Horsthemke
Volatile Organic Compounds (VOC) of all adhesive products has been under intense scrutiny and regulatory pressure since the mid 1970s.
By Ed Kinsel
Ed Begley Jr. was looking to build his home to meet the LEED(Leadership in Energy and Environmental Design) Platinum rating. To help achieve the Platinum rating, he installed reclaimed hardwood flooring with the help of Bostik's Ultra-Set SingleStep 2, which contributes to LEED points for its low VOC's and recycled post-consumer content.
Franklin Adhesive & Polymers' technical experts show the best way to prepare laminated joints and trouble shoot common laminating problems.
Franklin International covered the cost for 3,500 trees to be planted in the Wilds Conservation Center located in southeastern Ohio. The species of trees that were planted were indigenous to that part of the Ohio river valley. The species include: red oak, chestnut oak, black walnut, sugar maple, and tulip poplar.
By Matt Druth
Wood Adhesives and Binders Market for Cabinets, Flooring & Plywood, Furniture & Subcomponents, Windows & Doors, and Other Applications - Global Industry Analysis, Size, Share, Growth, Trends and Forecast, 2014 - 2020
Adhesives have a long and varied history, from the gluey substances cavemen made from tree-sap to the modern innovations with nano technology. Check out this infographic from NTI Data on the history of glues.
Henkel's Loctite glue products business sponsored an ad during Super Bowl XLIX. The global wood industry adhesives supplier's Loctite business, like other advertisers, would pay an estimated $4 million for its 30 second ad.
By Bill Esler