The annual conference of the Association of the European Adhesive & Sealant industry, which was held in Vienna from 7-9 September, brought together stakeholders from across Europe to discuss the industry’s main challenges and opportunities for the future.

Microbial control was featured as an important contributor to the construction sector. Bernd Heinken, from Schülke & Mayr, described the idea of Microbiological Quality Management – a holistic approach that ensures the safe production of aqueous products. His presentation highlighted the added value of microbial control technologies in achieving Microbiological Quality Management.