Investments Anticipate More Demand for High-Performance Specialty Tapes, Materials & Converting
LITTLE FERRY, N.J. (March 27, 2023) – Adherex Group (“Adherex or the “Company”), a premium provider of high-performance adhesion technologies and specialty-engineered solutions, announced today that it is expanding manufacturing capabilities at its Cutting Edge facility in Toledo, Ohio. The enhancements, which include new converting technologies and die-cutting equipment, increase the Company’s ability to meet growing customer demand for specialty tapes, materials and converting.
According to Dan Murphy, Director of Specialty Materials, “Additional investments in our manufacturing capacity support Adherex Group’s strategy to meet growing demand for product development, niche technical expertise and value-added services. Our SpecBond and Cutting Edge brands have strong reputations for exceptional market and application-specific knowledge that enable us to tackle tough applications for our customers.”
Specialty Materials serves OEMs with demanding end-use applications in industries that include Aerospace, Automotive and Transportation, Medical, Electronics, and Appliance. Its broad range of converting and die-cutting capabilities deliver cost-effective solutions for applications that include mounting, fastening, bonding, assembly, gasketing, sound dampening, sealing, masking and more.
Cutting Edge, a 3M Preferred Converter, equips Adherex Group’s Packaging business with a broader range of customized solutions to protect products during transport and meet customer-specific packaging requirements.
“Across the packaging industry, there’s more demand for customization, particularly for assemblies and kits, returnable packaging and customized put-ups,” said Ryan Coney, Adherex Packaging National Sales Director. “These expanded capabilities open up new opportunities for the distributors we serve to bring more innovative ideas to their customers.”
About Adherex Group
Headquartered in Little Ferry, N.J., Adherex Group brings together the collective power of its brands – Primetac, Concord, SpecBond and Cutting Edge – to drive the growth of packaging and industrial distributors, and OEMs in the Aerospace, Transportation, Medical, Electronics, Industrial and Appliance markets. Combining premium adhesion solutions with unprecedented customer service, Adherex Group is a growth catalyst for its customers. It is a portfolio company of Akoya Capital, a leading sector-focused, independent private equity firm.