APPLIED Adhesives Acquires In-Line Finishing Solutions, LLC

MINNETONKA, Minn., [September6, 2022] – APPLIED Adhesives, a premier adhesive solutions provider in North America, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of In-Line Finishing Solutions, LLC, a specialty adhesive and coating solutions provider to the Direct Mail (DM) and Label Converting markets located in Chicago, IL. This acquisition strengthens APPLIED Adhesives’ commitment to providing industry-leading solutions, technical expertise, and outstanding service to its customers.

“In-Line Finishing Systems’ core values align with APPLIED Adhesives’ commitment to developing customized, high-quality, innovative adhesive solutions that help our customers achieve their business goals, “said John Feriancek, President and CEO of APPLIED Adhesives.  “We are pleased to welcome the In-Line team to APPLIED Adhesives and look forward to providing outstanding service to their customers.”

“Since its inception, in 2006, In-Line Finishing Solutions has been a technical specialist for the Direct Mail and Label Converting marketplaces. We are thrilled about what this acquisition means to our loyal customer base and prospects for future synergies and growth,” said Scott Goldstein, owner of In-Line Finishing Systems, LLC.  “Not only will our customers continue to enjoy the same business philosophy of relentless service and a commitment to providing industry-leading products, but they will now have increased purchasing scale. Our sales and support team members look forward to continuing to serve our customers under APPLIED Adhesives.”

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.

About In-Line Finishing Systems, LLC

Located in Chicago, IL, In-Line Finishing Systems, LLC is a specialty adhesive and coating distributor with over 16 years of providing innovative solutions to the Direct Mail (DM) and Label Converting markets in North America. Its customer-centric market approach is to provide product innovation, fast turnaround time on orders, and consolidated inventory supply.

APPLIED Adhesives Media Contact:

David Posadas

Vice President of Marketing