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DELO Partners with Appex to Market its Adhesive Products in Japan

Published on 2016-02-23. Author : SpecialChem

DELO Industrial Adhesives has started its market entrance in Japan. The Germany-based adhesives manufacturer has completed a reseller agreement with APPEX.

Fig. 1: DELO

DELO Industrial Adhesives develops versatile, multi-property and quick curing adhesives, encapsulants and sealants as well as corresponding equipment for high-performance applications that require short cycle times in industrial production. Examples are cameras or sensors for electronics and the automotive industry.

Headquartered in Germany, DELO Industrial Adhesives gains 70 percent of its revenues abroad and has subsidiaries and representative offices in the United States, China, Taiwan, Singapore, Malaysia, Thailand, and Korea as well as in 16 additional countries. Customers include Sony, Bosch, Daimler, Infineon, Siemens, OSRAM, and Tyco.

“In recent years, we have continuously expanded our presence in China and Southeast Asia. Exploring the opportunities of the Japanese market is the next, logical step for us”, said Robert Saller, Head of Sales International at DELO. “We selected APPEX because of their capabilities and experience in electronics, optoelectronics and semiconductor manufacturing.”

Through 40 years of history, APPEX has developed from a small company focusing on maintenance of optical lenses into a high-tech company providing services from full-fledged manufacturing of sensitive equipment for next generation IC including all complementing disciplines as well as design and manufacturing of automation system for customer demand.

Also being a distributer for sophisticated process and measuring equipment for the semiconductor market as well as for vacuum products such as dry pumps, leak detectors, sensors and gauges, APPEX is a partner of several well-known domestic enterprises such as Canon, Canon Marketing Japan and foreign high tech companies like Pfeiffer or Trumpf.

“With us offering DELO’s products, customers do not only benefit from a much wider material choice. They can use products that have proven their performance and mass production capacity in high-performance applications around the world”, Mr. Hiroo Kanegae of vice president at APPEX added. “We can also provide the consulting service necessary for any successful design in the R&D phase as well as its implementation into serial production.”

About DELO

DELO is a leading manufacturer of industrial adhesives with its headquarters in Windach near Munich, Germany, and subsidiaries in the USA, China and Singapore. In the fiscal year 2015, 450 employees generated sales revenues of EUR 74 million. The company supplies customized special adhesives and associated technology for high-tech industries such as automotive, aviation, optoelectronics, and electronics. DELO’s customers include Bosch, Daimler, Infineon, Osram, Siemens and Sony. DELO won the German Industry’s Innovation Award 2014.

Source: DELO

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