Supplier Partner Members

PSTC membership offers a unique opportunity to connect with potential clients and optimize your services ‎and programs to support the industry. ‎

Supplier Partners (formerly known as Affiliate Suppliers) consist of firms or corporations whose operations are substantially devoted to coatings, liners, labels, graphics, chemical and industrial PSA.  Supplier Partners would be considered non-voting members.

Build partnerships with potential clients ‎

Connect with leaders across the supply chain

Access exclusive PSTC events and networking opportunities such as:‎

Take advantage of discounted education, training and resources with member pricing for: ‎

Grow professionally and personally, and equip yourself with the tools for upward mobility with the ‎PSTC Certificate Program

Receive member rates for levels 1 and 2
Eligible for level 3‎

Our Supplier Partner Members

Ahlstrom provides innovative fiber-based materials with a function in everyday life. We are committed to growing and creating stakeholder value by proving the best performing sustainable fiber-based materials. Our products are used in everyday applications such as filters, medical fabrics, life science and diagnostics, wallcoverings, tapes, and food and beverage packaging.

A global, integrated manufacturer of quality polymer systems for PSA, coatings and sealants.  We manufacture these materials using a broad base of raw materials and technologies.  We supply water based latex polymers, solvent based polymers and powder resins for a wide variety of end use markets.

With its heritage and namesake relating back to Japan’s largest and most powerful volcano (Mount ASO), ASO is a privately held world class manufacturer of first aid products including but not limited to adhesive bandages.

BASF is a leading global manufacturer of adhesive raw materials. With our dispersions, resins and additives as well as technical expertise, we support customers in developing environmentally friendly high performance adhesives. Our portfolio of acrylic emulsion polymers, styrene-butadiene rubber (SBR) emulsion polymers, and ultraviolet (UV) curable acrylic hot melt polymers can be used to produce high performance labels, tapes and graphic arts in an environmentally and socially responsible manner.

Bostik is a leading global adhesive specialist in industrial manufacturing, construction and consumer markets. For more than a century, we have been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape people’s daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. Bostik is a company of Arkema and employs 4,900 people and has a presence in more than 40 countries.

Catbridge Machinery builds high-performance slitter rewinders that expertly handle a variety of products including pressure sensitives, tapes, and films. Our machines safely and effectively increase throughput, improve finished roll quality, and reduce waste. From unwind to rewind, all models integrate innovative technologies that deliver results.

Channeled Resources Group is a manufacturer of direct coated and poly extruded release liners.  We’re a women-owned, 3rd generation family business, and we’re in the market to serve our customers above all else. Our Release Liner Division is an ISO 9001 certified one-stop source for custom silicone coating. We offer a diverse range of solutions from high-end technical applications to basic uses, specializing in a wide variety of basis weights, calipers, and release coatings. Channeled Resources has something for everyone; let our skilled sales staff develop the product that best suits your needs. 

Chemsultants International is an ever growing and innovating company dedicated to providing cutting edge product solutions to its clients. We’re different than other research, product development or testing labs. Our scientists provide a complete range of services related to adhesives, coatings, labels, tapes, and packaging material applications. You probably use products every day that have been developed and tested in our labs. Everything from hydrocolloid medical devices to scented fish decals have come through our doors as an idea and emerged as a successful product.

The ChemQuest group is a global consulting firm focused on the adhesives, materials, and specialty chemicals industry. We offer business strategy, M&A Advisory, new technology and product development, and continuous improvement/ESG services, training and consulting.

Dow Adhesives and Dow Performance Silicones develop solutions for the pressure sensitive applications industry. As Dow businesses, they combine core strengths of R&D, technical support, industry expertise and worldwide geographic reach to deliver innovative technologies to customers. Dow Adhesives provides a comprehensive portfolio of formulated acrylic pressure sensitive adhesives, binders and coatings for a wide variety of applications. Product innovations include higher-solids carton sealing tape adhesives; label and overlamination adhesives offering improved converting performance; and low-formaldehyde textile and nonwoven binders. Dow Performance Silicones offers a comprehensive range of silicone release coatings, adhesives, performance enhancers, and process aids for pressure sensitive applications. Product advancements include thermal cure, low platinum solventless, solvent-based and emulsion silicone release technology, and the industry’s first solventless silicone pressure sensitive adhesive.

Elkem is one of the world’s leading providers of advanced silicon-based materials shaping a better and more sustainable future. Silicone release coatings are the perfect solution for a reliable, effective barrier between surfaces, and Elkem offers a full range of silicone products to meet the demanding release requirements in the labels, graphic arts, and tapes industries.

Felix Schoeller has been a leading manufacturer of specialty paper products since 1895. The company manufactures silicone coated release liners for a variety of adhesive markets and applications. Liner attributes include, various release levels and differentials, dimensional stability, heat resistance, die-cutting compatibility, and further customization if required

Franklin Adhesives & Polymers, a division of Franklin International, produces pressure sensitive adhesives for tapes and labels used on consumer packaged goods, office products and more. Under our trusted Acrynax, Covinax and Micronax brands, we produce a complete offering of high-performance removable, permanent and specialty pressure sensitive adhesives to meet specific label requirements for many different surfaces.

Since 1887, H.B. Fuller has been a leasing global adhesives provider focusing on perfecting adhesives, sealants and other specialty chemical products to improve products and lives. With fiscal 2019 net revenue of approximately $3 billion, H.B. Fuller’s commitment to innovation brings together people, products and processes that answer and solve some of the world’s biggest challenges. Our reliable, responsive service creates lasting, rewarding connections with customers in electronics, disposable hygiene, health and beauty, transportation, aerospace, clean energy, packaging, construction, woodworking general industries and other consumer business. And, our promise to our people connects them with opportunities to innovate and thrive.

Henkel’s Pressure Sensitive Adhesives team offers innovation, application expertise, quality and consistency, and global security of supply. Innovation is at the heart of the value we create for every customer. Henkel’s broad portfolio of pressure sensitive adhesives is backed by technical and application expertise that helps you innovate and grow. DURO-TAK® Solvent acrylic products are high performance adhesives designed to meet demanding applications in graphics and tapes. DURO-TAK® R Solution rubber resins stand up to demanding industrial applications that require high tack with a balance of adhesion and holding properties. TECHNOMELT® PS hot melt adhesives are designed to optimize coater line speed in labeling, tape and other applications requiring high tack. Our latest innovative product line,DURO-TAK® UV hot melt products are cross-linked by exposure to ultraviolet light and offer a 100% solids alternative to conventional solution acrylics.

Hero Coatings has over 50 years experience in the development and manufacturing of solvent-based adhesives and hot melt adhesives. We have a broad range of standard products and a significant number of custom products that we have developed for customer specific applications. We have the ability to develop individualized solutions to meet targeted performance specifications, such as peel, shear and tack properties to a variety of substrates.

IST METZ GmbH is a manufacturing company with international operations based in Nürtingen, in Southern Germany. About 550 employees are currently working for the IST Metz company group. For more than 40 years, the company has been producing systems for curing ink and coatings using UV light. The UV systems cure inks, varnishes, silicones, adhesives, resins and other materials in fractions of a second. The IST Metz group offers its customers the world’s largest product portfolio of high-performance UV lamp and UV LED systems. The range of services is supplemented by hot-air/infrared drying systems and excimer technology.

Kraton Corporation (NYSE “KRA”) is a leading global producer of styrenic block copolymers, specialty polymers and high-value performance products derived from pine wood pulping co-products. Kraton’s polymers are used in a wide range of applications, including adhesives, coatings, consumer and personal care products, sealants and lubricants, and medical, packaging, automotive, paving, roofing and footwear products. As the largest global provider in the pine chemicals industry, the company’s pine-based specialty products are sold into adhesive, road and construction and tire markets, and it produces and sells a broad range of chemical intermediates into markets that include fuel additives, oilfield chemicals, coatings, metalworking fluids and lubricants, inks, flavors and fragrances and mining. Kraton offers its products to a diverse customer base in over 70 countries worldwide.

Loparex is the leading global manufacturer of release liners and engineered films, serving customers in eight key markets: Graphics, Tapes & Electronics, Building & Construction, Health Care, Hygiene, Label, Composites, and Developing Applications. Loparex offers in-depth technical expertise and industry-leading production technology across operations in North America, Europe, and Asia.

Mayzo provides additives such as antioxidants, UV absorbers and stabilizers, optical brighteners, photoinitiators and release agents to manufacturers of polymers resins, adhesives, rubber, ink, coatings, caulks and sealants. Mayzo produces innovative polypropylene modifiers to enhance impact properties, breathability and improve processing in injection molding, thermoforming, film and pipe applications. Mayzo is a custom producer of blends in various product forms to meet customer requirements. As of April 1, 2010 Mayzo was granted the exclusive rights to manage BASF’s antioxidant sales into the adhesives business segments in US and Canada. On September 15, 2011 BASF added the Oppanol (PIB) exclusive rights for resale to certain adhesive markets in the USA.

Innovation has been at the heart of Milliken’s success since 1865. It has shaped who we are and what we do. Every day, our community of innovators is invigorated by the challenge of finding new and creative ways to enhance people’s lives and make the world around us easier, safer, more sustainable, and more beautiful. Our expansive team of researchers, engineers and technicians form the hub of discovery at Milliken. Today we have one of the largest textile research facilities in the world, with a focus on taking a fresh approach to solving problems. Our testing and analysis facilities span the gamut from microscopy and analytical equipment to pyrotechnic and physical testing facilities. With corporate headquarters in Spartanburg, SC and manufacturing facilities located throughout the U.S. and Europe, and sales and service operations throughout the Americas and Europe, Milliken’s nearly 7,000 associates invite you to work with us.

Mondi is a leading global supplier of silicone-coated and specialty release liners, specifically designed for the pressure-sensitive adhesives industry. Given the broad range of adhesive applications and components available today, we customize our release liner to specifically address your product requirements. The applications we serve include Tapes, graphic arts, medical, hygiene, fiber composites, labels and others.

Mativ’s wide variety of Tapes, Tape Backings, Industrial Nets, Industrial Labels, Abrasives, Medical Packaging and Technical Specialty Papers meet an array of needs across many industries. For our industrial customers, we find the potential in the impossible.

Potsdam Specialty Paper Inc. (PSPI) is recognized as a worldwide leader in researching, developing and manufacturing specialty latex, acrylic and other saturated base papers. PSPI combines expertise in superior fiber based products that require demanding performance specifications, innovative materials and coating acumen with our exceptional service and support for customers around the globe.

Savaré is a family-owned company with almost one hundred years of research and innovation experience in the field of industrial adhesives. The technological expertise developed through the decades provides the main ingredient to realize products with a true impact on everyday life. Since the 70’s, the company has focused its activity on the production and supply of high quality and high performance hot-melt adhesives, serving specific and sophisticated industries, including building & construction, industrial & technical tapes, labels and specialty PSAs. Headquartered in Milan with production facilities in Italy and USA, Savaré operates on an international basis, serving worldwide markets with industrial adhesives of outstanding quality.

Synthomer is one of the world’s foremost suppliers of aqueous polymers and has leadership positions in many markets. Our polymers help customers create new products and enhance the performance of existing products in key industries such as adhesives, coatings, construction, textiles, paper and synthetic latex gloves. Through acquisitions and organic growth, Synthomer continues to grow its global manufacturing network, expand its product portfolio and boost its geographical presence, allowing it to better serve new and existing customers around the world. Discover how our products enhance our customers’ products and processes.

Total Cray Valley is a global organization, part of the Total Group, dedicated to supplying specialty material as a preferred supplier in the adhesive marketplace. Our organization manufactures and supplies diene-based liquid homopolymers and copolymers and polyols, C5 and C9 hydrocarbon tackifying resins, styrene-maleic anhydride copolymers and derivatives, and metallic monomer salts of acrylic and methacrylic acid. Our goal is to work with every customer to provide value-added specialty materials that increase the performance of their products. Total Cray Valley offers products under the Ricon®, Ricobond®, Poly bd®, Krasol™, Wingtack®, Norsolene®, and SMA® brand names.

Wacker Chemical Corporation manufactures silicone release coatings, silicone pressure sensitive adhesives and vinyl acetate- ethylene copolymer dispersions that find a wide variety of application in the pressure sensitive industry. As wholly owned subsidiary of Wacker Chemie AG based in Munich, we bring our global resources and knowledge to support customers in the North American Market. With well-known trades names such as DEHESIVE® Silicone Release Coatings and VINNAPAS® VAE Dispersions, Wacker has built a reputation as a reliable partner in the pressure sensitive industries.