The formulated adhesives business includes all the assets and the global business of Reichhold’s Swift Adhesives Division. The Lyons Coatings business includes the facility in Franklin, Mass., which manufactures the Lycoprint(tm), Lyons Coat(tm) and Lyons Bond(tm) product lines. The Adhesive/Construction Raw Material business will be known as the Synthetic Polymers group of Forbo Adhesives, LLC. This business includes the Pace(r), Plyamul(r) and Elvace(r) product lines manufactured in Pt. Moody, British Columbia; Kansas City, Kan.; and Seneca, Ill.
Along with key manufacturing facilities, approximately 600 marketing, sales, manufacturing, management and technical professionals are also part of the sale. Markets served currently include adhesives, product assembly, automotive, packaging, construction, textiles and graphic arts.
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