Suppliers of adhesives used in automotive manufacturing operations.
3F North America, Inc. in Charlotte, North Carolina.
A supplier of adhesive tapes, coatings and laminatings. Automotive application areas include damping and insulating, cable harness positioning, sealing, bonding, die-cut part web lamination, sound absorbtion mats, felt adhesion, interior roof linings, roof insulation, pillar claddings, vibration damping, floor pan bonding, etc.
3M Automotive in St. Paul, Minnesota.
A global supplier of products for automotive exteriors, interiors, powertrain/chassis, and for use in automotive manufacturing/assembly. Products include abrasives, acoustic and vibration damping, adhesives and tapes, cabin air filters, catalytic converter mat mounts and insulation, electrical connectors, fasteners, fluoroelastomers, graphic films, heat-shrink moldings, lighting, mirror buttons, nameplates and badging, optical films, plant cleaning and safety products, paint protection and replacement films, security labeling, and lead-free wheel weights.
Adchem Corporation in Riverhead, New York.
A manufacturer of film and foam bonding adhesive tape systems. Automotive applications include under-hood, in-cabin and under-carriage.
ADCO Global, Inc. in Lincolnshire, Illinois.
A supplier of specialty adhesives, sealants, tapes, and coatings.
ADCO Products, Inc. in Michigan Center, Michigan.
Designs and manufactures adhesive & sealant solutions for various transportation and construction markets. Core product chemistries include polyurethanes, acrylics, and butyls.
Adhesive Applications, Inc. in Easthampton, Massachusetts.
A manufacturer of high temperature non-fogging acrylic transfer adhesives used in instrument clusters for noise control and in other interior automotive bonding applications. Transfer adhesives are also provided double linered for selective die cutting of dials, panels and gauges where the interliner allows easy inspection of back lighted panels. Products include transfer adhesives, silicone/polyester masking tapes, protective films and heat activated dry films. Applications include headliner lamination, bonding textiles to sound dampening materials in door panels and anti-squeak/rattle applications.
Adhesive Films, Inc. in Pine Brook, New Jersey.
A supplier of heat-activated and pressure-sensitive adhesives. Applications include airbags, door trim, convertible tops, carpet backing/trunk lining, heel pads, filter elements, head rests, arm rests, seats, and sunroofs.
Adhesives Research, Inc. in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania.
A manufacturer of pressure-sensitive pressure sensitive adhesive films, foams, foils and tapes for automotive component manufacturing and assembly applications such as heated side mirrors, and brake dampening devices.
Adhesive Technologies, Inc. in Hampton, New Hampshire.
A manufacturer of hot melt adhesives, applicators and structural adhesives. Specializes in high temperature resistant adhesives for interior trim assembly applications. Structural line includes methyl methacylate and epoxy systems designed for bonding of thermoplastic, metal and composite assemblies.
Adhezion, Inc. in Rockford, Michigan.
A supplier of adhesives and coatings. Automotive application areas include upholstery, water shields, headliners, knee bolsters, head lights, tail lamps, dashboards, load floors, door panels, instrument panels, and ductwork assemblies. Product types include hot melts, silicones, epoxies, polurethanes, polyamides, acrylics, polyolefines, polyesters, synthetics, pressure sensitive tapes.
Air Products and Chemicals, Inc. in Allentown, Pennsylvania.
An industrial gas supplier including hydrogen for metal fabrication, metals processing and automotive fuel applications. Other products include epoxy curatives and resins for automotive coating, adhesion and composite applications.
Argent International, Inc. in Plymouth, Michigan.
Specializes in the conversion and distribution of adhesives, films, non-wovens, foams, etc. OEM application areas include safety, lighting, paint, attachment, and NVH, EMI, and thermal management.
Arkema Inc. in King of Prussia, Pennsylvania.
Products include automotive air conditioning refrigerants; hot melt adhesives for automotive interior applications; impact and abrasion resistant coatings for automotive trim, gears, and seat belt fastener applications. This site is responsible for all research and development in North America.
Avery Dennison Corporation in Painesville, Ohio.
A supplier of acrylic, rubber and silicone-based adhesive tapes for heater ducts, engine & underhood, foam, gasketing, IP seals, interior and exterior applications, bolsters, headliners, carpeting, exterior bonding, mirror housing and brake shims as well as NVH components, including anti-squeak/BSR components and constrained layer vibration damping products.
BASF Corporation in Southfield, Michigan.
A supplier of automotive coatings, paint, adhesives, polymers, and plastics.
Bayer Corporation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
A supplier of polyurethane coatings raw materials, engineering thermoplastics, polyurethane systems, composites, nanomaterials and raw materials, and systems and raw materials for coatings, adhesives and sealants. Automotive applications include headlamps, polycarbonate glazing, body panels, front and rear systems, interior trim and paint and coatings.
Bemis Associates, Inc. in Shirley, Massachusetts.
A manufacturer of solid, solvent free thermoplastic adhesive films for a variety of automotive applications ranging from the manufacturer of interior component trim to the molding of reflective shielding. The range of adhesive formulations bonds carpets, vinyl, veneers, flocking, woven and nonwoven fabrics, natural or synthetic fibers, rubber, plastics, nylon and leather.
Bostik, Inc. in Wauwatosa, Wisconsin.
Provides adhesives and sealants for acoustic, bonding, reinforcing and other applications from body in white through the paint shop and trim area. Application areas include headliners, seating, instrument panels & consols, doors, watershields, package trays & trunk liners, weatherstripping, etc.
Chemque, Inc. in Rexdale, Ontario.
A manufacturer of specialty high performance polymers. Products are primarily two-component or moisture curing systems, including epoxy, polyurethane, silicone, hybrid resins as well a patented foam-in-place gasketing technology. These polymers are used for adhesives, clear coating trim, BSR abatement, electronic potting/encapsulation and foam-in-place gasketing.
Chomerics North America in Woburn, Massachusetts.
A manufacturer of electromagnetic interference (EMI) shielding materials which include conductive elastomers; metal EMI gasketing; spring finger gaskets; EMI cable shielding; conductive coatings and adhesives; shielding laminates and foil tapes; and shielded vents and windows.
Covestro, LLC in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
A supplier of raw materials for foam polyuurethane as well as coating and adhesive applications.
Creative Foam Corporation in Fenton, Michigan.
A fabricator of cellular plastic automotive parts. Fabricating processes include die cut, compression, fusion and vacuum forming. Also supplies parts with adhesive applied and parts which have assembled fasteners. Capabilities include design services.
DATA2 Corporation in St. Louis, Missouri.
Provides solutions for applications involving precision die-cut parts, preprinted bar code labels and blank labels. Products include attachment tape die-cuts with extended liner tabs, BSR die-cut foams, foam gaskets, and die-cut flexible parts and labels. Automotive applications include ID solutions for tire manufacturing.
Daubert Chemical Company, Inc. in Chicago, Illinois.
A supplier of coatings and adhesives. Applications include corrosion prevention coatings, sound deadening coatings, and specialty adhesives.
Derby Fabricating, LLC in Louisville, Kentucky.
A supplier of die cut automotive parts. Applications include A, B, C pillar insulation; air seals; arm rest and console pads; bin mats; buzz, squeak & rattle (BSR) control; carpet inserts; cowl seals; cup holder components; door panel insulation; dust seals; engine cover insulation; headliner insulation; impact absorbing foam blocks; spoiler and trim tapes; vent seals and vent flaps; and water seals, etc. Capabilities include die cutting, assemblies, laminating, laser die burning, packaging, rewinding, slitting, etc.
Devcon Plexus in Danvers, Massachusetts.
A supplier of structural methacrylate adhesives for OEM assembly operations. Products include high-strength epoxies, advanced methacrylates, and fast-curing cyanoacrylates as well as a line of encapsulants, potting compounds, adhesive solders for electrical components or wiring and coatings to protect surfaces against abrasion, corrosion, and chemical attack. Capabilities include the design, development, and production of epoxy and methacrylate bonding agents.
Dow Automotive in Auburn Hills, Michigan.
A supplier of acoustical and thermal management systems, structural enhancement systems, structural and acoustical foams, glass bonding systems, sealing systems, structural adhesives, reinforcing composites, injection-molded dash mats, injection-molded engine covers and barriers, damping and sound absorption, etc.
DuPont Automotive Systems in Troy, Michigan.
A supplier of DuPont™ Suva® brand 134a automotive refrigerant as well as performance coatings, specialty fibers, specialty polymers including automotive coatings (paints), transparent sheeting for laminating safety glass, engineering polymers and fibers such as glass-reinforced nylon for air intake manifolds, aramid fibers, material for engine mounts and air springs, various seals, upholstery fabrics and resins for noise barrier applications in door panels.
Duro Textiles, LLC in Fall River, Massachusetts.
A supplier of adhesive-coated fabrics for industrial and automotive applications. Services include the processing of customer-supplied woven or nonwoven fabrics up to a width of 120". Capabilities include applying adhesive coatings via a variety of methods. Coatings include polyester, polyethylene, polyamides, and blends. Services include slitting and sheeting.
E & I, Inc. in Tallassee, Alabama.
A supplier of adhesives and sealants. Products include mastics, mastic sealers, hemming sealers, PVC oil sealers, spot weld sealers, PVC undercoating, foam PVC undercoating, PVC body sealers, body PNL reinformcements, foamed deadeners, structural reinforcement pads, etc.
EFTEC North America, LLC in Taylor, Michigan.
Designs and manufactures PVC-based sealants, adhesives, and coatings, water based coatings, epoxy-based adhesives and urethane-based sealants, adhesives and coatings.
EMS-CHEMIE (North America), Inc. in Sumter, South Carolina.
A producer of specialty nylon engineering polymers for the automotive and other industries. Application areas include metal replacement and transparent nylon.
Engineered Materials Systems, Inc. in Delaware, Ohio.
A manufacturer of structural adhesives, coatings, potting, encapsulating and thermal management compounds.
Gaska Tape, Inc. in Elkhart, Indiana.
Manufactures patented polymeric series foam tape. Provides gasketing material to control buzz, rattle, and squeak issues. Applications include outside mirrors, dashboards, quarter windows, spoilers, tail lights, door protectors, waist line molding, wheel caps and license plates.
Gasket Engineering Company in Kansas City, Missouri.
A supplier of rotary and flat bed die-cut gaskets and seals.
Gergonne Plasticos Industriales S.A. de C.V. in Toluca, Edo. Mex..
A manufacturer of industrial pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs). Products include single and double sided tapes with a variety of liners and carriers available (polyester, foam, non-woven, cloth, PP), transfer tapes, scrim tapes, and silicone tapes for high temperature applications. Fabrication capabilities include rotary diecutting, flatbed diecutting, laminating, winding and cutting to length, precision slitting, spooling, finger lifting tabs. Automotive application areas include badge-mounting adhesives, door steps, bodyside molding, sill plates, name plates, injection molding, seals and gaskets, mounting, noise reduction, interior/exterior trim, anti-shatter tapes, anti-rattle tapes, thermal protection, sound protection, self-adhesive protective films, among others.
Henkel Corporation in Rocky Hill, Connecticut.
A supplier of adhesives, sealants, and coatings, etc. Application areas include engine and powertrain, exterior and interior systems and components as well as automotive electronics and fuel cells.
Henkel Electronic Materials, LLC in Rancho Dominguez, California.
Services include the design, development, manufacture, and testing of electronic materials and adhesives for automotive applications.
Hernon Manufacturing, Inc. in Sanford, Florida.
A custom formulator of adhesives and sealants. Produces high performance adhesives and sealants including anaerobics, cyanoacrylates, epoxies, acrylics, UV cure adhesives, impregnation resins, and coatings. Features single-source responsibility with a complete line of turn-key adhesive and sealant dispensing systems.
ITW Dynatec® in Hendersonville, Tennessee.
Designs, manufacturers and sells hot-melt adhesive application equipment used to apply EVA's, PUR's & polyamids used in a variety of product assembly applications such as automotive interior trim attachment, carpet attachment, automotive headlight assembly and headliner component attachment.
Jacobs & Thompson, Inc. in Weston, Ontario.
A supplier of engineered foam products such as tapes/rotary die cuts/with or without adhesive, open cell polyurethane, closed cell PVC, felts 3M transfer and acrylic foam tapes, and micro cellular polyurethane (PORON). Capabilities include in-house adhesive coating. Automotive application areas include cup holders bin mats, glove box liners, trunk liners, cable wraps, air management seals, mirror patches, pillar insulation, squeaks and rattle prevention, and emblem and trim adhesion.
Jowat Corporation in Archdale, North Carolina.
An adhesives supplier. Automotive application areas include door & side panel lamination, insulating material coating, interior assembly bonding, vehicle seating, dashboards, steering wheels, insulation film self-adhesive coatings, etc.
Kay Automotive Graphics in Lake Orion, Michigan.
A supplier of automotive decorative film, dimensional graphics, badging, and functional films including in-mold paint films, pressure sensitive paint films, noise abatement, gravel guard, retro-reflective, and abrasion-resistant products. Technical services include design development, prototyping, and plant support.
Kent Manufacturing Company in Grand Rapids, Michigan.
A converter (laminating, slitting, die cutting) of adhesive coated materials. Automotive interior applications include bolster fabric attachments, carpet attachments, seat frames, storage compartment foam cushions, sunroof fabric attachments, rear view mirrors, and vanity mirrors.
LANXESS Corporation in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.
A supplier of performance chemicals, chemical intermediates, engineering plastics, and performance rubber sectors. Products include plastics polyamide/nylon 6 and nylon 6/6, ABS, SAN, PBT; butadiene and nitrile rubber; rubber and plastics additives for use as plasticizers, blowing agents, bonding agents, flame retardants, curing and vulcanizing agents; colorants and pigments for use with transparent and opaque plastic components, such as brake or rear light covers; ferric oxide chemicals for airbag gas generators; and additives for automotive paints and coatings.
Long-Lok Fasteners Corporation in Cincinnati, Ohio.
A manufacturer of prevailing torque-type self-locking and self-sealing fasteners. Product lines include nylon, Vespel and Kel-F strip, high temperature polyester patch, Dyna-Thred II, pre-applied adhesives and sealants, threaded inserts, Omni-Lok and Dual-Lok.
Lord Corporation in Indianapolis, Indiana.
A provider of advanced materials for circuit assembly, semiconductor packaging, thermal management, optoelectronics, automotive electronics and electronic potting and encapsulating.
Lord Corporation in Wixom, Michigan.
Develops and manufactures high-performance adhesives and coatings for automotive design and repair solutions, which are resistant to severe temperatures, chemical attack and abrasion.
Lord Corporation in Cary, North Carolina.
Designs, manufactures and markets devices and systems to manage mechanical motion and control noise and vibration; formulates, produces and sells general purpose and specialty adhesives and polyurethane coatings; and develops products and systems utilizing magnetically responsive technologies.
Lubrizol Advanced Materials, Inc. in Cleveland, Ohio.
A supplier of Estane® TPUs that offer polyester- and polyether-based products with hardness properties ranging from 70 Shore A to 80 Shore D. Flame retardant grades are available for extrusion and injection molding applications. Estaloc® RETPs offer glass and mineral reinforced thermoplastic polyurethane products and thermoplastic polyurethane alloys with a flex modulus range from 50 kpsi to 2MM psi and tensile strength up to 16,000 psi. A supplier of Estane® TPUs that offer polyester- and polyether-based products with hardness properties ranging from 70 Shore A to 80 Shore D. Flame retardant grades are available for extrusion and injection molding applications. Estaloc® RETPs offer glass and mineral reinforced thermoplastic polyurethane products and thermoplastic polyurethane alloys with a flex modulus range from 50 kpsi to 2MM psi and tensile strength up to 16,000 psi.
M&C Specialties Company in Southampton, Pennsylvania.
A die-cutter/converter of 3M automotive tapes, acrylic tapes, VHB products, BSR products, anti-squeak flocking, laminations, sound and vibration control products, and paint masking tapes. Applications include exterior and interior trim attachments, emblem attachment, anti-mutilation, surface protection films, shielding and conduction, anti-squeak, gaskets, under-hood labels, heat abatement, dual lock fastening, pressure sensitive adhesion, fabrics, and foams, etc.
Merryweather Foam, Inc. in Barberton, Ohio.
A supplier of natural rubber, silicone, EPDM, neoprene, nitrile, flurocarbon, SBR foams, urethane foam products as well as adhesives.
Multi-Seals, Inc. in Manchester, Connecticut.
A supplier of uni-form epoxy preforms. Applications include capacitors, circuit breakers, connectors, diodes, EMI filters, fiber optics, fuse holders, PCB's, potentiometers, relays, resistors, RF filters, sensors, switches, transformers.
ND Industries, Inc. in Clawson, Michigan.
A manufacturer of self-locking, self-sealing, adjustable fasteners, locking and sealing coatings for fasteners, seals and gaskets of PVC, crushable mastic and expandable rubber.
Nolax, Inc. in Tucker, Georgia.
A supplier of hot-melt adhesives (PSA and non-PSA) including UV-radiation curable hot-melt adhesives, and thermoplastic adhesive films. Automotive application areas include ABC pillar molding, air bags, headliners, rear window decks, lamination of leather and textiles, trunk linings, noise insulation, self-adhesive coatings for decorative materials, self-adhesive insulation materials, seat heating, door panels and precoating of decoration materials.
NOVA Chemicals Corporation in Calgary, Alberta.
A supplier of engineered polyurethane systems with automotive applications for sound insulation, composites and structural foam, seating, armrests, headrests, steering wheels, coatings and adhesives.
Novagard Solutions, Inc. in Cleveland, Ohio.
A manufacturer of polyvinyl chloride foam (PVC) for use in gasketing and noise reduction as well as silicone adhesive and sealants, including single component, two component and UV cure materials for use in gasketing, coating, encapsulating and bonding plus silicone greases and compounds.
Nylok LLC in Macomb, Michigan.
A supplier of mechanical locking and thread sealing products; chemical adhesives for locking and thread sealing fasteners; thread protection and maskings; sealant products; lubricant products; assembly retention coatings; and powder coatings.
Para-Chem in Simpsonville, South Carolina.
A supplier of emulsion polymers, thickeners, specialty coatings, fire retardants, and adhesives.
Parson Adhesives, Inc. in Evansville, Indiana.
Parson Adhesives, Inc. in Rochester, Michigan.
A supplier of industrial thread locking adhesives. Applications include pulleys, gears sprockets and bearing mounts.
Polymer Technologies, Inc. in Newark, Delaware.
A manufacturer and supplier of acoustical composites for the control of noise and structural vibration. Capabilities include foam fabrication, waterjet cutting, molding. Automotive applications include HVAC, engine compartments, flooring, firewalls and body shells.
Rampf Group, Inc. in Wixom, Michigan.
A polyurethane material supplier for encapsulating and foam-in-place gasketing. A meter, mix and dispensing equipment manufacturer for dispensing polyurethane, silicone, epoxy, and adhesives. Provides work cells for robotic dispensing, part handling automation and material for foam-in-place gasketing and electronics potting applications. Also offers contract manufacturing for programs involving polyurethane dispensing.
Raybestos Powertrain, LLC in Crawfordsville, Indiana.
Develops and manufactures oil-cooled friction materials and thermosetting phenolic adhesives used primarily in automotive and heavy duty OE clutch applications. Products include automatic and powershift transmission friction plates, friction plates for wet wheel brake applications, PTO clutch plates, synchronizer clutches and torque converter clutch parts.
Saint-Gobain Performance Plastics Corporation in Wayne, New Jersey.
A supplier of advanced film products, bonding tapes, foam seals, foam tapes, bonding tapes, fluid handling hose and tube, machined and molded fluoropolymers, cable lining, foam gaskets, bearing and wear products, Norglide bearings, etc.
Scapa Automotive in Windsor, Connecticut.
A supplier of specialty adhesive films and tapes for automotive production applications.
Sika Automotive in Madison Heights, Michigan.
A manufacturer of sealants and adhesives. Applications include acoustic, bonding, reinforcing and sealing from body in white through the paint shop and trim area. Offers full acoustic testing to optimize vehicle acoustic performance. Capabilities include material bench marketing, prototype development, product validation, performance optimization and analytical prediction.
Spraymation®, Inc. in Ft. Lauderdale, Florida.
A manufacturer of standard and custom designed, hot melt, cold adhesive and fluid dispensing equipment for applying dots, lines, beads, airless spray, air atomizing spray, swirl spray and slot coating patterns. Also provided is a line of complete automatic test panel spray machines and vertical/horizontal reciprocators for the automotive industry.
Spunfab, Ltd. in Cuyahoga Falls, Ohio.
A supplier of adhesive fabrics and dry adhesive webs used to laminate a variety of media including nonwovens, fabrics, films, PV foams, fiberglass, PP foams, etc. Automotive applications include parcel trays, door appliqués & panels, seat parts, and flooring components, etc.
Sunstar Incorporated in Springboro, Ohio.
A supplier of adhesives and sealants such as non-treated polypropylene adhesives.
tesa tape, Inc. in Charlotte, North Carolina.
A global manufacturer of pressure sensitive adhesive tapes. tesa provides professional solutions for permanent mounting, marking, securing and identification as well as black out design, permanent protection, hole covering, cable mounting, temporary protection, design painting, masking and wire harnessing.
The Reynolds Company in Greenville, South Carolina.
A manufacturer of water-based, hot melt, and dry-blended adhesives as well as fire retardant and other specialty coatings.
ThreeBond International, Inc. in West Chester, Ohio.
A supplier of adhesives and sealants to the automotive and electronics industries.
Trelleborg Automotive Americas in Morganfield, Kentucky.
Manufactures automotive ball joint seals & rubber bumpers, electrical connectors & miscellaneous molded rubber products and adhesives.
Uniseal, Inc. in Evansville, Indiana.
A manufacturer of custom designed automotive products including sealants, adhesives, cellular foam products, thermoplastics and structural reinforcements. Facilities include research and development laboratories.
Wacker Chemical Corporation in Adrian, Michigan.
A supplier of silicone fluids, silicone rubbers & silicone resins, silanes and fumed silica.
Walco Corporation in Glenshaw, Pennsylvania.
A manufacturer and distributor of adhesive-backed products for the automotive and industrial industries. Automotive applications include noise suppression, surface protection as well as decorative uses, gasketing, mounting, joining and fastening, assembly aids and for water, light, air, and dust seals.