Since its establishment in 1964, General Sealants, Inc. has devoted over 60 years to specializing in the manufacturing of extruded sealants tailored to a wide array of industries. These include aerospace, telecommunications, automotive OEM, composites, HVAC, pipelines, highways, industrial manufacturing, construction, and the RV/caravan sectors. The company’s diverse product lineup encompasses butyl, ethylene propylene, polyacrylic, polyolefin, polysulfide, and silicone sealants, which are distributed across more than 75 countries globally.

In 2023, General Sealants made substantial R&D investments to enhance capabilities in the automotive, pipeline protection, and composites industries. Our continued significant investment in R&D throughout 2024 underscores our commitment to actively listen to our customers and develop solutions that are precisely tailored to address their unique application challenges.

"I am excited to announce that in 2024, General Sealants is celebrating our 60th anniversary. We take immense pride in reaching this significant milestone, which underscores our dedication to excellence and innovation in the industry. Additionally, I am excited to share that we are nearly doubling our production footprint with the construction of a new, state-of-the-art factory. This facility will feature the latest machinery and production technology, enhancing our capacity to meet the evolving demands of our global clientele. This expansion reaffirms our dedication to delivering exceptional products and services across all the markets we serve," said Patrick Boyle, CEO of General Sealants

NOTES: New products introduced by the company in 2023 include:  

  • GS# CF3: This sealant complies with FDA regulation CFR 21, making it ideal for applications in or around food and food packaging.  
  • GS# 517-1: Specially developed for the automotive industry, this sealant helps reduce noise, vibration, and harshness (NVH). It can be backed with a variety of materials, including aluminum, vinyl, EPDM, and foam, to enhance its effectiveness.

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City of Industry, California
CEO: Brad Boyle
Sources: company contact, company website