General Transportation Category

Adhesive Manufacturing Industry Dynamics

According to Market Research, the adhesive manufacturing industry is forecast to rise 2.8% annually through 2019. Expected to reach $12.8 billion, there are certain aspects leading the growth. Take a look at these industry dynamics. Adhesive Technology Dynamics While the shift toward water-based and higher solids content grows, solvent-based products will continue to see demand increases. This is due …

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Understanding Lightweight Adhesive Properties

When searching for a lightweight adhesive, there are many different types available for the job. However, it’s important to understand their properties to ensure the right one is chosen. For example, there are various physical properties to consider. These include an adhesive’s level of: Cohesive strength Flexibility Damping capability Temperature resistance However, it’s also important …

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May 12, 2017 - General Transportation

RV Market Trends

  As cited in NADA Guides, the RV industry will continue to thrive in the U.S. with sales predicted to see an 8th consecutive year of growth. This is due in large part to: Low gas prices and interest rates Increasing household incomes Rising interest from millennial generation To keep up with rising demand and new …

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How SMP is the Smart General Transportation Solution

SMP technology has helped manufacturers across general transportation markets successfully address recent challenges, such as:   Improve fuel efficiency Increase production speed Decrease harmful chemicals Let’s take a closer look at how it has for some markets in particular. What is SMP Technology? SMP, or silyl modified polymer, technology combines the advantages of silicone and polyurethane chemistries …

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