Building Components Category

Sticking with Bostik Louisville

Bostik’s manufacturing plant in Louisville, KY has robust capabilities, allowing it to be the “yes” solution to customers in a range of markets. This plant also invests in its team members who ensure all of the adhesives are manufactured and delivered to customers when they want them, where they want them and how they want …

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December 22, 2016 - Building Components

Roof Flashing: Applications and Material Considerations to Make

Roof flashing is essential to ensuring a watertight roof. However, if the flashing is improperly installed, it can cause roof leaks and structural damage to the home. Learn about roof flashing applications and material considerations to make. Roof Flashing Applications  Roof flashing helps direct water flow around openings in the roof. Traditionally comprised of materials …

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December 20, 2016 - Bostik News Building Components

Bostik Announces Acquisition of Den Braven

In February 2015, when Arkema closed the acquisition of Bostik, our CEO, Thierry Le Henaff, asserted that we will double Bostik’s EBITDA by 2020. Since then, a key part of achieving this goal has been developing an aggressive acquisition strategy. In line with our company’s strategy, Bostik finalized our acquisition of Den Braven this December. …

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December 9, 2016 - Building Components

Construction Sealant Advancements

As cited in ASI Magazine, recent construction growth is fueling sealant demand. This is due in large part to the following: Infrastructure improvements in developing countries Increasing urbanization Yet construction sealants themselves are also at the forefront in terms of development and advancements. This is further fueling their market segment’s growth. Let’s take a closer …

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