Adhesives Magazine

Wisdom Adhesives Marks 135 Year Anniversary (9/17/09)

September 17, 2009
Longest Running Adhesives Manufacturing Company in North America is Fifth Generation Owned and Managed

 Wisdom Adhesives, North America’s top mid-sized manufacturer of high performance, environmentally safe industrial adhesives, is now celebrating 135 years of providing companies with the finest industrial adhesives. This 135 year milestone certifies that Wisdom Adhesives is the longest running adhesives manufacturing company in the United States. Under the same family ownership for all these years, the family’s fifth generation owns and manages Wisdom Adhesives today.
 
“While our company has grown, we continue to remain true to the core values of our company and focus our efforts on our three main constituents: our Customers, Employees and Communities. We are dedicated to offering innovative, environmentally safe and competitive products at a fair price to our customers. We maintain a sustainable work environment for all our employees and place a strong emphasis on family values and work/life balance. And, through our Wisdom Foundation, we strongly advocate for families in our community. I think my great-great grandfather would be very proud of the company that Wisdom Adhesives is today,” said Jeff Wisdom, Chief Executive Officer and fifth generation owner of Wisdom Adhesives.
 
Founded in 1875, Wisdom Adhesives, North America’s longest running adhesives manufacturing company, is fifth-generation owned and managed. Wisdom Adhesives is a supplier of environmentally safe and compliant water-based and hot melt adhesives to industrial users throughout the world. Wisdom Adhesives is recognized as a top mid-sized adhesive manufacturer of Water-based Resins, Dextrins, PSA’s and Acrylics; Hot Melt Eva’s, PE’s and PSA’s; Protein Adhesives and Reactive Products. Wisdom supplies adhesives to a wide range of industries including Book Binding, Converting Tissue and Towel, Graphic Arts, Packaging, Product Assembly, Textiles and General Purpose. Wisdom Adhesives has a long-standing commitment of responding to customer needs faster – with a 24hour turnaround – than any company in its industry, providing high-quality products and personalized service second to none.