Adams by the Numbers 2020 – 70 Years of Success!

Adams Magnetic Products has come a long way since opening the doors of its Chicago facility in 1950, but some things haven’t changed. The company’s commitment to integrity, respect, excellence, and responsibility has kept customers coming back again and again for the last 70 years, resulting in some pretty incredible partnerships and some seriously impressive […]

When It Comes to Sustainability, Magnets Just Click

True to their nature, magnets are attracting attention in all kinds of industries. Suitable for an enormous range of surfaces, magnets provide the strength and durability of mechanical closures and fasteners, with the mobility of temporary hangers. In the printing industry, magnets enable signage and displays to be assembled and updated quickly and neatly with […]

Adams to Present New Standards for Permanent Magnets at Magnetics 2019

People purchasing magnets rely on standards to ensure the products they buy will work properly in their application. Uncertainties or variations in quality can result in product failure. Until now, magnet standards have been outdated, specific to only one region of the world or vague about the details of some popular magnetic materials. ASTM International […]

Costly Cobalt

by Mike Devine For a variety of reasons, one of the materials that goes into permanent magnets has been getting much more expensive lately. It is not one of the rare earth that made headlines a few years ago for price spikes. It isn’t even sourced from China. The material is Cobalt, a strong magnetic […]

Toyota’s New Neo

(February, 2018) Kudos to Toyota for its development of the first Heat Resistant Neodymium Iron Boron magnets that: 1) Avoids the use of expensive heavy rare earth elements such as Dysprosium and Terbium; and 2) Substitutes less expensive Cerium and Lanthanum for Neodymium via an innovative process so there is minimal decrease in performance. The […]

Spinal Tap and the World’s Strongest Magnet

For years, the National High Magnetic Field Laboratory in Florida could lay claim to having built the world’s strongest magnet. And then someone built a stronger one. Florida’s response? Challenge accepted. Did they succeed? Read this article from The Associated Press for the full story, and how the film “This is Spinal Tap” influenced the […]

Atoms Magnetic: Solving Permanent Magnet Supply Issues?

Interesting news out of Duke University, where new magnets are now being built in a laboratory, atom by atom. While production on a mass scale at a reasonable cost is still many years away, this could be the first step toward a magnet creation process that would be more immune to severe market disruption. The […]

4 Must See Solutions for Retail & POP Designers

And they all will be on display at GlobalShop March 23 – 25 The countdown has begun. GlobalShop is just days away, and we’re packing up for three days in Vegas. It actually feels like we’ll be there a month with all the product samples and sales collateral we packed in the booth. From magnetic […]

MAGbond® Magnetic Receptive Paint Ready for GlobalShop

Recently, we’ve been hearing one common request from our retail and POP design customers.  They wanted a magnetic paint that can hold everything from a simple magnet all the way up to our MAGbond® Magnet Media System.  Well, we have good news.  Adams’ now has a magnetic receptive paint that will be on display at […]

MAGbond® Canvas to be unveiled at SGIA!

Wide format printers working with hotel, entertainment and hospitality clients know that the opportunities for printing fine art are great if you have the right equipment, and the right materials. Introducing Adams MAGbond® Canvas, a magnet receptive sheet that delivers art quality print reproduced onto a canvas display that’s easy to install and incredibly simple to […]