Adhesive Systems Inc. (Frankfort, IL, US) is emphasizing its lines of methacrylate adhesives engineered for structural bonding of many thermoplastics, metal substrates and composite materials. They are said to provide durable bond strength and reportedly adhere through surface oil and grease. Other features include high peel and shear strength, chemical resistant and impact resistance products. These adhesives have a full range of work and cure times and can perform at temperatures of -40˚F-350˚F.
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In Northeast Brazil, wind blade manufacturer Aeris Energy is laser-focused on serving the domestic energy market, but it's poised to expand to serve the entire world. In the process, it has developed operations and a workforce that makes it a standout in the region.