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Hercules Forms JV for Formaldehyde-Free Adhesives
2:57 PM MDT | July 25, 2007 | Nancy Seewald
Hercules and Heartland Resource Technologies (Pasadena, CA) have formed a 51-49 joint venture, H2H Innovations (Wilmington, DE), to accelerate the development of new adhesives for the wood products industry. R&D efforts will focus on “cost-competitive” formaldehyde-free resins for decorative plywood, wood flooring, particleboard, and medium-density fiberboard markets, the companies say. The jv will also develop technologies for “lower-cost adhesives with reduced formaldehyde content” for use by oriented strand board producers, they...
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