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Manufacturer Members of the Council consist of North American-based, industrial PSA tape firms or corporations whose operations are substantially devoted to both coating and selling industry products worldwide. Use of laboratory or other narrow web or experimental narrow web coating equipment shall not qualify. An independent, impartial expert may be appointed to certify that the applicant’s primary business is manufacturing industry products. Manufacturers would be considered voting members.
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Our Manufacturer Members
3M is a global science company that never stops inventing. Using 46 technology platforms, our integrated team of scientists and researchers works with customers to create breakthroughs. Our inventions have improved daily life for hundreds of millions of people all over the world.
Adhesive Applications is an innovative manufacturer and developer of pressure-sensitive adhesive tapes. A complete line of silicone, rubber, acrylic, and hot-melt adhesives, coupled with a wide range of foam, film, woven, non-woven, custom, and customer supplied carrier materials, ensures that whatever the application, Adhesive Applications has a product to meet the challenge.
American Biltrite (ABI Tape) got its start in 1908 as a producer of rubber products and one of the earliest product offerings was friction tape, which positions us as one of the country’s first tape manufacturers. The Tape Division is headquartered in Moorestown, NJ where the protective films and papers are produced.
Avery Dennison Corporation is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials.
Berry is committed to its mission of ‘Always Advancing to Protect What’s Important,’ and proudly partners with its customers to provide them with value-added customized solutions. We offer a full gamut of adhesive technologies including natural and synthetic rubber, acrylic, silicone, and polyurethane. In addition, our coating and calendering capabilities are second-to-none allowing us to offer an array of quality products to suit the needs of almost any application.
CCT is an ISO 9001 certified manufacturer of high performance, pressure sensitive tapes and adhesive solutions that meet the demands of diverse application requirements—Automotive, Medical, Building & Construction, Electronics, Printing & Graphics, and Appliances. We offer acrylic and synthetic rubber adhesives and a wide range of foams, films, and other substrates. Our product line of standard and custom constructions includes single- and double-coated tapes, unsupported transfer tapes, foam mounting tapes, scrim reinforced tapes, permanent / removable tapes, various low VOC tapes, and a full inventory of release liners, carriers, and facestocks. CCT offers the best in class quality and innovation with superior customer service worldwide.
Whether for manufacturing cable assemblies, the electrical trade, heating and sanitary systems, technical insulation, roofing applications and home improvement, joining technology, or for special purposes – Coroplast has just the right adhesive or insulating tape to meet its customer’s exacting requirements.
Custom Adhesive Technology custom formulates and manufactures hot melt pressure sensitive adhesives, private label manufactures tapes and self-adhering membranes, and engineers and installs turnkey adhesive manufacturing facilities, with special emphasis on the building products industry. Other industries served include geotextile applications, automotive, flexible packaging and hygiene.
Since its beginning in 1974, DeWAL, now part of Rogers Corporation, has become an industry leader in the manufacture of high performance polymer films and pressure sensitive tapes. Its films are among the longest and widest splice free lengths in the industry.
Duraco Specialty Materials comprises five innovative portfolio companies purchased by OpenGate Capital since 2019. (Duraco, Filmquest, 3 Sigma, Rayven, & Infinity Tapes) Integrating these companies advances our mission to expand into other industries, complement our product offerings, and remain an integrated turnkey partner offering unique solutions to meet our customer’s most challenging unmet needs.
Intertape Polymer Group Inc. is a recognized leader in the development, manufacture and sale of a variety of paper and film based pressure-sensitive and water-activated tapes, polyethylene and specialized polyolefin films, protective packaging, engineered coated products and packaging machinery for industrial and retail use. Headquartered in Montreal, Quebec and Sarasota, Florida, IPG employs approximately 3,500 employees with operations in 31 locations, including 21 manufacturing facilities in North America, four in Asia and one in Europe.
K-Flex is a global manufacturer of rubber and polyethylene based thermal and acoustic insulation, pressure sensitive tapes, and plastic pipes. The organization is family-owned, headquartered in Milan, Italy, and has 16 manufacturing facilities globally. Production of foil, FSK and duct tapes is based in our Warsaw, Poland and Monterrey, Mexico manufacturing facilities.
Lamart is a wide web, custom coater and laminator of flexible substrates, such as films, scrims, foils, foams, fabrics, etc. Founded in 1956 to design and manufacture laminated rolled goods that were not readily available, Lamart still pride itself in engineering unique products for the most challenging projects. Lamart offers a diverse portfolio of standard products, and provides extensive research and development capabilities to custom design tapes and laminates for virtually any application.
Mactac’s Industrial Tapes also date back to its founding days and include an endless list of custom-engineered PSA tapes for bonding, mounting and fastening applications. An alternative to mechanical fasteners, screws and traditional assembly components, Mactac PSAs often meet or exceed the performance capabilities of other bonding methods. They successfully bond foams, plastics and metal parts to create lasting permanent bonds or simply act as assembly aids. Mactac’s tapes are constructed for everything from high-performance long-term applications to reliable, low-cost short-term applications.
Magnum Tapes & Films is a division of Magnum Manufacturing™. Since beginning operations as Magnum Magnetics® in 1991, the company has grown and broadened its manufacturing capabilities steadily, dramatically expanding its magnet manufacturing capacity during 2004 – 2005 and launching its inks & coatings division in 2014. As North America’s largest manufacturer of flexible magnetic products, Magnum has been a high-volume user of adhesive tapes and films for decades—we know tapes and films because we’ve used them ourselves for many years.
Nitto is a global pioneer of state of the art technology. Founded in 1918 to produce electrical insulation materials, Nitto has grown to be a leader in the energy materials, industrial tapes, environmental solution, optronics, and life sciences markets. Nitto contributes to the daily lives of individuals and the future of industry with our ability to generate innovative and unique solutions. Our proprietary technologies turn ocean water into drinking water, make transportation safer, create sharper LCD displays, and keep homes warm and dry, among others. Innovation and originality are important parts of our company values, and we never stop inventing.
Presto is a completely integrated manufacturer of digital print media and specialty tapes. Presto executes every facet of the production process on site for maximum quality control. From formulating its own adhesives, to the coating process, slitting, finishing, packaging, warehousing and shipping—it is all done under one roof.
Since 1952, Protecto Wrap Company has been manufacturing waterproofing membranes with a sound reputation for producing some of the highest quality waterproofing systems available. Our products meet or exceed the design requirements and specifications for a variety of applications. Protecto Wrap offers design consultation and field technical support for all product lines, which include residential and commercial waterproofing membranes on foundations, decks, window and door flashings, roofing and flooring underlayments, and energy systems.
Sekisui Voltek is the global leader in the development of high-performance flexible polyolefin substrates. Sekisui Voltek has been the North American leading manufacturer of polyolefin foam substrates for over 40 years. As a US-based company, we make it easier for you to get product design assistance and product development support when you need it, with local convenience and economy. Sekisui Voltek has two primary foam processes; Volara® – Irradiation crosslinked polyolefin foam in roll form, and laminated sheet form and Volextra® -an extrusion coated Volara composite available in both rolls and sheets. Volara® HP series foams provide both precise density control and precision cross web gauge control in a high density thin foam design. Volextra composites can include the Volara HP series with a thin coating for improved performance. Our Volextra process offers a unique and flexible extrusion coating capability. Using state of the art technology, solid plastic is permanently melt bonded to our Volara foams.
Created in North Carolina as Shurtape Technologies LLC, it is a privately-owned company proudly serving a variety of markets, from painting and packaging to HVAC and transportation. Shurtape continually remains engaged with its markets and the customers and craftsmen who use its tape so they can deliver what they need, to the absolute highest standards.
With name recognition of 98 percent and a degree of popularity of 76 percent (GfK, 2012), tesa is among the strongest brands in its home market of Germany. The brand’s name has even made it into the Duden, the authoritative dictionary of the German language. But tesa is more than just the celebrated classic adhesive tape: Now a European stock corporation and wholly owned affiliate of Beiersdorf AG (whose other brands include NIVEA, Eucerin, and la prairie), we offer more than 7,000 product and system solutions aimed at ensuring, among other things, that state-of-the-art electronics can become ever more multifunctional, with increasingly higher performance.