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ESS Commentary on CAMX 2017

Like many others who had planned to attend CAMX 2017 this year, our thoughts are primarily with those affected by Hurricane Irma. The decision by the show organizers to cancel the event was not an easy one, but it was the right one. (In fact, our sister company, CMT Materials, also had a conference in Orlando cancelled during the same week.)

A History of Syntactic Foam – Part II

While polymer systems, including epoxy and polyester resins came a long way very quickly, it was the introduction of hollow glass spheres that proved to be a game changer in the industry.

A History of Syntactic Foam – Part 1

We are often asked how and why the syntactic foam industry seemed to emerge from one particular region of the US. Many of the true pioneers in the field started in the Northeast US and planted the technological and business seeds that gave rise to a unique material.