ABOUT FRANKLIN ADHESIVES & POLYMERS

Franklin Adhesives & Polymers, a division of Franklin International, manufactures adhesives for the domestic and global wood furniture, millwork, engineered-lamination and filter-fabrication markets. It also produces pressure sensitive adhesives for tapes and labels used on consumer packaged goods, office products and more. The division supplies product and local service in more than 60 countries on six continents across the globe and operates a plant in Guangzhou, China to serve the Pacific Rim more efficiently.

Franklin Adhesives & Polymers has led the way in the innovation of adhesives for wood and wood products and offers an adhesive solution for most applications in the wood product manufacturing plant. Under the trusted brand names Titebond, Multibond, ReacTITE and Advantage, these products provide superior performance in wood assembly, solid edge and face gluing, engineered product lamination and finger jointing. The division also recently introduced the FilterFAB line of fast-setting, powerful adhesives for use in filter fabrication. Its broad offering of pressure sensitive adhesives are packaged under the brand names Covinax and Micronax and include the line of Micronax microsphere repositionable adhesives for applications that require continuous re-sticking.

Franklin Adhesives & Polymers remains committed to pioneering environmentally safe products that also maintain high performance characteristics. The division introduced the first 100 percent formaldehyde-free, water-resistant wood adhesive and recently launched its first bio-modified wood adhesive using soy. Three of its Covinax pressure sensitive adhesives have been certified by the U.S. Forest Products Laboratory to be easily removable from paper during the recycling process
 


  

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Franklin Adhesives & Polymers is organized into three separate markets: 

 

wood adhesives specialty polymers pressure sensitive adhesives