MINNETONKA, Minn., [February 16, 2022] – APPLIED Adhesives, a premier custom adhesive solutions provider in North America, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of L & D Adhesives, a regional supplier of adhesive and sealant solutions located in Comstock Park, MI. This acquisition strengthens the Company’s commitment to providing industry leading products, technical expertise, and relentless service to its customers.

“L & D has built an impressive, customer-focused business and we are very pleased that they chose to join forces with APPLIED Adhesives, ” said John Feriancek, President and CEO of APPLIED Adhesives. “L&D shares our philosophy of providing exceptional service, exceptional value, and superior adhesive solutions designed specifically for each customer partner.”

L & D Adhesives and APPLIED Adhesives share a commitment to delivering a meaningful customer experience centered around gaining a detailed understanding of our customer’s manufacturing and production processes that enables us to provide custom adhesive solutions shaped to meet each customer’s specific needs.

“We are proud of the business we have built and the value we have delivered to our customers for the past 49 years. We are grateful to our many loyal customers who have allowed us to be a part of their success. We pride ourselves in establishing the best working relationships with customers to aid in their adhesive needs”. Said Robert Joslin, President of L & D Adhesives, Inc. “We now entrust this commitment to APPLIED Adhesives. We are excited to join the APPLIED Adhesives family and offer even more adhesive solutions while continuing to build strong relationships with new and existing customers.”

L&D Adhesives is APPLIED Adhesives’ first acquisition in 2022.

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.

About L & D Adhesives

Located in Comstock Park, MI, L&D Adhesives is a regional supplier with over 49 years of providing solutions, and adhesives products. Their knowledgeable and experienced team is dedicated to understanding their customer’s needs, resulting in providing the right value and services. L&D prides themselves in being the glue between their customers and their supply line. For more information, please visit adhesives.com.


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David Posadas

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