Last week, readers were most interested in the partnership between tesa and USA Bobsled/Skeleton (USA Bobsled/Skeleton and tesa Formalize Partnership): “USA Bobsled/Skeleton recently announced a formal partnership with tesa tape, inc. Skeleton athletes use tesa® tape to secure padding to the top of the sled pod and to make sled boxes to ship sleds around the world in. It’s used by both bobsled and skeleton athletes to fix rips in speedsuits, repair start spikes, and for aerodynamic purposes.

“‘tesa products, and especially the tesa® 4651 tape, have been a vital part of our success over the years,’ said Tuffy Latour, USA Skeleton head coach. ‘To say that tesa holds our team together would be an understatement. It’s the ultimate all-purpose tape that has been in bobsled and skeleton toolboxes forever.’”

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Top 5 News that Sticks for April 11-17

  1. USA Bobsled/Skeleton and tesa Formalize Partnership
  2. Sika Acquires DriTac
  3. Mactac Acquires Duramark Products
  4. Covestro Completes Acquisition of Resins & Functional Materials Business from DSM
  5. Meridian Adhesives Group Acquires Pacific Adhesive Systems

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.