Adhesives and Sealants

Chemical Week’s Adhesives & Sealants Directory, to be published in September 2019, is a unique opportunity for producers and technology suppliers, to reach senior executives in the chemical industry, including more than 1000 formulators. Your participation will ensure that you stand out from your competitors.

The directory will be included in CW’s Plastics issue (September 9/16) and distributed at ASC Fall Adhesives & Sealants Council Convention (Sept. 2019) 

Latest insight

3M misses estimates on litigation charges, slowing demand

3M today reported first-quarter net income up 48.0% year on year (YOY), to $891 million, on sales down 5.0%, to $7.86 billion.

Phosgene derivatives maker VanDeMark changes private equity owners

VanDeMark Chemical (Lockport, New York) has been acquired by Comvest Partners (West Palm Beach, Florida) for an undisclosed sum.

Dow to close Charlotte acrylic emulsions facility

Dow says it will close and decommission its Charlotte, North Carolina, manufacturing facility on 31 July.

Henkel opens OEM center in Connecticut

Henkel Adhesive Technologies (Dusseldorf, Germany) has opened its OEM Application Center in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.

H.B. Fuller falls slightly short of estimates on lower revenues

H.B. Fuller today reported fiscal first-quarter net income of $12 million, or 24 cents/share, down 75% year on year (YOY) due to a year-ago gain on US tax reform.

Toyo Ink to open sales office in Morocco

Toyo Ink (Tokyo, Japan) said that it plans to open a sales subsidiary at Casablanca, Morocco, in preparation for a full-scale business launch in the African continent.

Safic-Alcan acquires UK distributor Langley-Smith

Specialty chemical distributor Safic-Alcan (Paris, France) says that its UK subsidiary has acquired 100% of Langley-Smith & Co. (London, United Kingdom).

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