Adhesives Magazine

Industry News (Week of 1/16/06)

January 13, 2006
Week of 1/16/06

ASYMTEK PRESENTED WITH GLOBAL TECHNOLOGY AWARD

Asymtek®, Carlsbad, CA, was recently awarded a Global Technology Award in the Dispensing category for its innovative Spectrum™ S-820 Series Dispensing System. The first annual awards, sponsored by Global SMT and Packaging magazine, recognize the best new innovations in the printed circuit assembly and packaging industries. The award was presented to Asymtek at a ceremony held Nov. 16 during Productronica in Munich, Germany.

For more information, visit http://www.asymtek.com .

ELLSWORTH ADHESIVES BOLSTERS PRESENCE IN CENTRAL EUROPE

Ellsworth Adhesives, Germantown, WI, has further expanded its international brand presence with the addition of Ellsworth Adhesives Central Europe East (CEE) to its family of companies. Ellsworth Adhesives CEE will operate a sales office and warehouse in Budapest, Hungary, which will provide adhesives, sealants, coatings, encapsulants, tapes, and dispensing equipment to the growing automotive, electronic, and industrial markets in Central Europe.

For more information, visit http://www.ellsworthadhesives.com .

FORBO ANNOUNCES INDUSTRIAL ADHESIVES ACQUISITION

Forbo Adhesives LLC, Research Triangle Park, NC, has announced the acquisition of the assets of Industrial Adhesives, Inc., Eugene, OR. This acquisition is an important strategic step for Forbo in moving its global product portfolio to higher value products. In addition, it provides the framework to expedite the process of commercializing Industrial's Packtape™ and Packstring™ adhesive-coated products lines.

For more information, visit http://www.forbo.com .

INTELICOAT NAMES QUINBY BUSINESS DEVELOPMENT MANAGER

Chuck Quinby, a long-time executive at InteliCoat Technologies®, South Hadley, MA, has been appointed Business Development manager for Conductive Products. Since joining InteliCoat more than 20 years ago, Quinby has worked in a range of technical and operational positions. In addition to managing the R&D analytical chemistry lab, he has led InteliCoat environmental, health and safety initiatives, directed quality and ISO programs, and helped oversee procurement of materials and technical manufacturing.

For more information, visit http://www.intelicoat.com .

IPC NAMES BENDER MEMBERSHIP DIRECTOR

IPC - Association Connection Electronics Industries, Bannockburn, IL, has added Neal Bender to its staff as a membership director responsible for developing, implementing and directing IPC's membership recruitment and retention programs. With nearly 20 years of experience in sales, marketing and membership operations, Bender most recently served as director of Membership Operations at CompTIA, a $40 million international IT trade association located in Oakbrook Terrace, IL.

For more information, visit http://www.ipc.org .