APPLIED Adhesives recently announced that it has completed its acquisition of Axco Adhesive Systems, an Oxnard, Calif.-based supplier of adhesives and dispensing equipment. According to APPLIED, the acquisition strengthens its commitment to providing industry‐leading products, technical expertise, and service while expanding its footprint along the West Coast.

“Axco has built their business on providing comprehensive adhesive solutions and service to their customers, making the organization an ideal fit for APPLIED,” said John Feriancek, president and CEO of APPLIED Adhesives. “We are thrilled that the entire Axco team will join APPLIED to continue providing outstanding service to Axco’s customers as well as expanding the equipment and service capabilities of APPLIED on the West Coast.”

According to Bob Regan, Axco president, “For nearly fifty years, Axco Adhesives Systems, Inc., has provided hot melt machinery sales and service to accounts throughout the West. In the past twenty years, we have added adhesives to provide a full-service experience for our customers. As a family‐owned company, Axco has thrived on customer service. This same value has been shown by APPLIED. They will provide growth and expertise, to serve our existing and future customers.”

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