MINNETONKA, Minn., [July 14, 2022] – APPLIED Adhesives, a premier adhesive solutions provider in North America, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Engineered Adhesive Systems (EAS), a North American supplier of adhesives and adhesive dispensing equipment solutions located in Grandville, MI. This acquisition strengthens the Company’s commitment to providing industry-leading products, technical expertise, and relentless service to its customers.

“Engineered Adhesive Systems shares APPLIED Adhesives’ commitment to providing customized adhesive and equipment solutions that support our customers’ unique needs and continued growth,” said John Feriancek, President and CEO of APPLIED Adhesives.  “We are pleased to welcome Engineered Adhesive Systems’ to the APPLIED Adhesives team and look forward to continuing to deliver outstanding service, support, and expertise to all of Engineered’s customers.”

“Engineered Adhesive Systems built its customer base on unmatched service and personal relationships with our customers.  During a new era where these seem to be taking a back seat, we have been able to expand with a company that shares our same values and goals,” said Josh Lambert, President of Engineered Adhesive Systems. “Our existing and new customers will be pleased with the service and attention that they will continue to receive daily from APPLIED Adhesives.  We look forward to a bright future with a service-oriented partner.”

About APPLIED Adhesives

APPLIED Adhesives, founded in 1971, is a premier custom adhesive solutions provider in North America. The company is a value-added distributor of hot melt, water-based, and reactive adhesives as well as dispensing equipment. APPLIED Adhesives serves as a critical supply chain partner to leading adhesive manufacturers and formulators by offering reach and high service levels to an expansive customer base. For more information, please visit appliedadhesives.com or find us on LinkedIn.

About Engineered Adhesive Systems

Engineered Adhesive Systems, founded in 2007, has been solving adhesive & dispensing problems by taking the time to understand customers’ needs and delivering trusted solutions. The company prides itself on implementing adhesive solutions that are fully customized, no matter the complexities. For more information, please visit engineeredadhesivesystems.com.


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