Adhesives Magazine

ADCO GLOBAL ACQUIRES MILLENNIUM ADHESIVE COMPANIES

October 16, 2008

ADCO Global, through its Michigan-based operating subsidiary ADCO Products, has acquired the Millennium Adhesive Companies, including Millennium Adhesive Products Inc., WTT Systems LLC and their affiliates, based in Chagrin Falls, OH.

Millennium manufactures and sells value-adding, solvent-free urethane adhesives and sealants for installation and attachment of insulation board and single-ply membranes on new and replacement commercial building roofs. Millennium sells both to OEM customers and through a broad distribution network utilizing the Weather-Tite brand for its extensive range of products.

"The acquisition of Millennium positions ADCO as the leader in adhesive and sealant systems in the U.S. Commercial Roofing market. Millennium’s solvent-free urethane products for adhering insulation board complement ADCO’s leadership position in roofing tapes and accessories" said John Knox, ADCO Global president and CEO.

“Millennium has an outstanding range of high-performance urethane adhesives, sealants and accessories that respond to the market’s demand for low-VOC, high wind uplift, and easy to use products,” said Glenn Frommer, president of ADCO Products. “Millennium has built an excellent reputation in the market for superior products, high quality, reliable service and outstanding responsiveness to its customers’ needs. The combination of Millennium with ADCO Products will provide roofing customers with an industry-leading product offering and expertise in all aspects of fully-adhered, single-ply membrane roofing systems.”

ADCO Global is a leading supplier of specialty adhesives, sealants, tapes and coatings serving construction, transportation, and industrial markets throughout the world via its operating subsidiaries ADCO Products Inc., in North America and Kömmerling Chemische Fabrik GmbH in Europe, Africa, and Asia.

For more information, visit www.adcoglobal.com.