Filters There are 10 results Update results Reset filters Keyword Date Calendar Calendar Type of content: Page Event Document PDF Download Press Release | FEICA/EURADH launch Adhesion Innovation Award 2020 Uploaded 05 November 2019 The second biannual FEICA/EURADH Adhesion Innovation Award expects to attract more young scientists from across Europe. PDF Download Press Release | FEICA/EURADH launch Adhesion Innovation Award Uploaded 25 September 2017 FEICA announced the launch of its Award for Innovative Adhesion Science at its 2017 European Adhesive & Sealant Conference and EXPO. The joint EURADH (European adhesion societies) and FEICA Award for Innovative Adhesion Science aims to stimulate the interactions between industrial and scientific activities. PDF Download History of bonding and adhesives - adhesives and sealants Uploaded 01 January 2016 Good Practices Good practices in the use of adhesives and sealants and to enhance sustainability PDF Download FEICA Benefit Story - The next generation windows, a new source of energy reduction Uploaded 28 April 2011 Adhesives and sealants are used for a wide variety of commercial and residential applications. Most sealants include silicone, acrylic, urethane, butyl and other polymeric types. Formulations have been developed to meet the performance specifications established by industry standards and the particular requirements of the end user. The use of adhesives and sealants allows for greater innovation in building design, along with increased durability of structures, the preservation of the building’s environment and a reduction in material consumption for the construction of the façade and windows. The use of adhesives and sealants in many sectors including construction, automotive, and energy production, contribute to reducing the carbon footprint of a surprising number of everyday and advanced products and manufacturing processes creating a "new licence to do business in the 21st century”. A sustainable industry is a forward-looking industry, conscious of its responsibility and with a long-term perspective. This is the Adhesives and Sealants Industry - contributing to create a better future for society! PDF Download FEICA Benefit Story - Moving more with less CO2 Uploaded 02 April 2011 The motor car has been with us for more than 120 years and today it is hard to imagine life without the motor car. It has transformed our way of life, our landscape, and our outlook. Worldwide it has provided mobility, pleasure and economic opportunity to millions of people, but its widespread use has damaged the environment. Now the big question is how sustainable is the motor car, and the way we use it? The use of adhesives and sealants in many sectors including construction, automotive, and energy production, contribute to reducing the carbon footprint of a surprising number of everyday and advanced products and manufacturing processes creating a "new licence to do business in the 21st century”. A sustainable industry is a forward-looking industry, conscious of its responsibility and with a long-term perspective. This is the Adhesives and Sealants Industry - contributing to create a better future for society! PDF Download FEICA 2014 Facts & Figures Uploaded 31 August 2015 The European Adhesive and Sealant Industry 2014 Facts & Figures Although adhesives and sealants play an essential role in a huge range of consumer and industrial products they are largely invisible once applied. As a result, there is little awareness of the adhesive and sealant industry and the benefits it brings. Our specialty chemical sector, which represents about 2% of the total European chemical industry’s turnover, contributes more than 13 billion euros to the EU economy and employs more than 41,000 people. PDF Download Europe needs safe and innovative nanotechnologies and nanomaterials Uploaded 01 August 2014 2014 - "Europe needs safe and innovative nanotechnologies and nanomaterials” is a joined publication of CEFIC, FEICA and several other industry associations. The views are those of 15 European industry associations, including FEICA, with an interest in nanotechnologies and nanomaterials. PDF Download FEICA Internal Briefing - Use of borates in adhesives For members Uploaded 27 February 2014 2014 - FEICA Internal Briefing Paper- Uses of Borax and/or Boric acid in adhesives preparations and applications (Publ. ref. FAS-IN-D02-001) PDF Download FEICA Internal Position Paper - Sustainable Development For members Uploaded 29 April 2015 The Adhesive & Sealant industry is convinced that sustainable development is a journey and both, production and products, can continuously be improved to gain in sustainability. That is why FEICA commits to sustainable development, encompassing environmental, social and economic responsibility. With the Internal Position Paper "Sustainable Development" FEICA aims to address its position, raising awareness amongst the FEICA membership, and promoting a common approach.