Applied Adhesives’ acquisition of Premier Packaging Solutions drew the most reader interest last week (Applied Adhesives Acquires Premier Packaging Solutions): “Applied Adhesives recently announced that it has acquired Premier Packaging Solutions, a distributor of hot-melt and water-based adhesives based in Chattanooga, Tenn. Applied reports that the acquisition strengthens its North American sales and service footprint, as well as its commitment to providing customers local technical service, problem-solving support, and product solutions.

“‘Premier has built a very impressive, customer-focused business over the past nine years and we are pleased that they chose to join forces with Applied,’ said Dan Horner, CEO of Applied Adhesives. ‘Premier shares our philosophy of providing exceptional service, exceptional value, and superior adhesive solutions for our customers.’

“Bob Hamilton, founder and president of Premier Packaging, and his son Dillon Hamilton will join the Applied team. ‘We have succeeded by always putting our customers’ needs first and providing the best adhesive solutions that optimize their manufacturing processes,’ said Bob Hamilton.”

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Top 5 News that Sticks for November 8-14

  1. Applied Adhesives Acquires Premier Packaging Solutions
  2. Huntsman Sells India-Based DIY Consumer Adhesives Business to Pidilite #4 last week
  3. Adhesives Technology Announces 250 DOT Approvals Nationwide
  4. PPG, H.B. Fuller, and Wacker Receive ASC Innovation Awards
  5. Henkel Invests in Conformal Coatings Startup actnano #1 last week

This weekly roundup highlights the adhesives, sealants, and coatings-related news stories that garnered the most attention during the previous week on our website, as well as our eNewsletters and social media platforms.