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Royal Adhesives and Sealants LLC Acquires J&R Industries Inc.

Published on 2005-12-13. Author : SpecialChem

SOUTH BEND, Ind. -- Royal Adhesives and Sealants LLC announced the completion of its acquisition of the assets of J&R Industries Inc. located in Wilmington, CA. Royal is a rapidly growing, privately held manufacturer and marketer of specialty adhesives and sealants for use primarily in industrial and commercial construction applications throughout the United States.

J&R Industries, which has been in business for over 25 years, serving both domestic and international clients is a leading manufacturer and marketer of polysulfide sealants and electrical potting compounds for aerospace, defense and marine applications and specialty epoxy coatings for industrial maintenance applications. The J&R Industries business will now operate under the Royal Adhesives and Sealants name and will continue to be located and operated in Wilmington CA. and its employees will become employees of Royal effective 12 Dec 2005.

Ted Clark, Chief Executive Officer of Royal, commented: "This is our third acquisition in the last twelve months, following the acquisitions of ESC Adhesives in December of 2004 and Hardman Adhesives in June of 2005, all three acquisitions fit our strategy to acquire adhesives and sealants businesses focused on industrial markets applications requiring added value adhesives and sealants. These acquisitions have almost doubled the size of the company and positioned Royal for future expansion in attractive industrial markets."

"J&R Industries is pleased to become a part of the Royal Adhesives family. The synergy between the product offerings and methodologies of both companies will allow Royal to continue its growth in this market segment," stated Jeffery Moualim, president of J&R Industries.

Steven Zens, Vice President of Sales and Marketing of Royal, also commented: "The addition of J&R broadens the product and technology offering by Royal to further penetrate our existing markets, in particular aerospace defense and marine where we currently have a full line of adhesives and sealant technology for our customer base."

High performance adhesives, sealants, encapsulants, potting compounds, and mirror mastics make up the Royal Adhesives & Sealants product mix. These high performance products are used in a variety of markets including aerospace and defense, assembly, automotive and recreational vehicle, electrical/electronic, filter, marine, and general industrial. The company also offers a broad spectrum of thermosetting epoxy and urethane, solvent-based, and water-based technologies to meet the most demanding adhesive and sealant applications.

About Royal Adhesives and Sealants LLC

Royal Adhesives and Sealants is a manufacturer and marketer of industrial adhesives and sealants, commercial roofing adhesives and mirror mastics. Royal manufactures both solvent-based and water-based adhesives and sealants that are packaged in a variety of packages including totes, drums, pails, cartridges and foil wrapped sausages.

Source: Royal Adhesives and Sealants LLC

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