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SCIGRIP Acquires Glue Boss, a Producer of High-performance Surface Adhesives

Published on 2017-02-08. Author : SpecialChem

Durham, NC, U.S. -- SCIGRIP, a global manufacturer of specialty methacrylate adhesives, has completed the acquisition of Glue Boss Incorporated, the Indiana based manufacturer of StoneBond and other high performance surfacing adhesives.

SCIGRIP Acquires Glue Boss GlueBoss

Long-term Growth Plan

Glue Boss will join Integra Adhesives in the SCIGRIP family, a market leading provider of Smarter Adhesive Solutions for use in marine, transportation, product assembly and building & construction markets.

Innovative Products for Stone and Solid Surface Industry

SCIGRIP’s purchase of Glue Boss represents a strategic step in the company’s long term growth plan to supply high quality, innovative products to the stone and solid surface industry and will provide significant benefits for new and existing customers of both organizations. The Glue Boss name will remain, with products available for order through the current Glue Boss and SCIGRIP distribution outlets. Manufacturing will remain in Indiana for the immediate future, but will eventually move to SCIGRIP.

John Reeves, President, SCIGRIP:

“We are excited to welcome Glue Boss into the SCIGRIP and IPS family and to continue its tradition of excellence in delivering high quality, innovative products for the surfacing industry. Together with Glue Boss, SCIGRIP will be even better positioned to serve our valued customers and improve our surfacing product offerings, especially in the stone marketplace.”

About Glue Boss

Headquartered in Elkhart, Indiana, Glue Boss is an established name in the manufacture and supply of surfacing adhesives with its respected SeamPro, SeamBoss and StoneBond brands, well known for high strength and reliable bonding of quartz, granite, marble, sintered stone, porcelain and acrylic surfaces.

About SCIGRIP Smarter Adhesives Solutions

SCIGRIP Smarter Adhesives Solutions combines two global leaders in the adhesives industry, Weld-On and Holdtite, enabling the manufacture of world class structural and engineered adhesive products on a global scale. SCIGRIP has a strong research and development team focused on addressing customers' specific application demands as well as improving customer productivity to achieve ultimate success. SCIGRIP Smarter Adhesive Solutions is a wholly owned subsidiary of IPS Corporation, a dedicated, successful adhesives manufacturer for over 65 years.

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