April 2015
ITR Economic Report -
April 2015  
This issue's ITR report (April 2015) takes a macroeconomic view at the projected growth in the US economy between 2015 and 2016. Accordingly, gains in employment, wages, and hours worked are making for a more engaged consumer. However, there are multiple factors impacting industrial growth, including weaknesses in the oil patch. The report also analyzes factors that appear to be "stressing" the economy as well as additional snap shot indicators that are influencing the economy.

Click here for the April 2015 edition of ITR's Economic Report.
PSTC Tape Summit 2015 expected to reach record attendance numbers
PSTC's Tape Summit 2015, taking place May 11-15 at the Hilton Baltimore in Baltimore, MD, is expected to reach record attendance numbers and is close to the 'sell out' point almost three weeks before the event. If you (or someone you know who can benefit by attending) haven't registered yet, do so now to ensure your spot at THE ONLY event focused on the pressure sensitive adhesive tape industry. The Tape Summit is a learning/networking event that will help you build your PSA tape knowledge base through flexible learning options that you can custominze to enhance your tape acumen.

Click here to register for the Tape Summit.
Spring Meeting focused on PSTC initiatives, global topics 
PSTC's Spring Meeting, taking place during the Tape Summit 2015 at the Hilton Baltimore May 12-13, is designed as a gathering for organization and industry information addressing PSTC educational programs, marketing initiatives and relevant business topics. Scheduled Keynote speakers include Brian Beaulieu, CEO, ITR Economics and Norm Ornstein, Political Analyst and Commentator. Brian will focus on how businesses can forecast, plan and increase their profits based on cycle trend analysis. Brian will also be kicking off the TECH 38 Technical Seminar, which is taking place May 13-15 also during the Tape Summit. Norm, a popular PSTC speaker, will address the political environment today and how it may impact your business.

Click here for Spring Meeting details and registration.

Think you know tape?
PSTC's sister website,, is for anyone needing to know more about tape. The newly launched site is sectioned out by industry, marketplace, applications, and resources. PSTC members are also spotlighted and provide industry information for those looking to gain PSA Tape knowledge that they can apply to their bonding projects.

Learn more about the here.
Upcoming PSTC Events
May 11-15, 2015
PSTC 2015 Tape Summit
Hilton Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

May 11-12
Adhesives & Advanced Technology of PSA Tapes
Hilton Balimore
Baltimore, MD

May 12
Fundamentals of PSA Tape
Hilton Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

May 12-13
PSTC Spring Membership Meeting
Hilton Baltimore
Baltimore, MD

May 13-15
PSTC TECH 38 Technical Seminar
Hilton Baltimore
Baltimore, MD
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