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America's leading adhesives suppliers

Posted by IndustryNet on Wednesday, August 2, 2017

100000077_Silicone-Sealant-1001U_13525-480x360_(4999891587)Amid a changing global manufacturing industry, suppliers of adhesive products in the U.S. showed positive growth signs from 2016 to 2017. According to IndustryNet data, adhesives companies in every region of the United States were resilient in the face of global economic challenges. A look at the top 10 U.S. adhesives suppliers gives domestic manufacturers plenty of cause for optimism as 2017 moves forward.

Top 10 U.S. adhesives companies by total employment

Based on new data from IndustryNet, the top 10 suppliers of adhesives in the U.S. represent a who's who of domestic manufacturing. Specifically, IndustryNet reported the following data from May 2016 to May 2017:


1. LORD Corporation

2. H.B. Fuller

3. Mechanics Helper, Inc.

4. L&L Products, Inc.

5. 3M Co., Specialty Materials Resource Division

6. Franklin International, Inc.

7. Adhesives Research, Inc.

8. Cytec Engineered Materials, Inc.

9. Ellsworth Adhesives Specialty Chemical Distribution, Inc.

10. LATICRETE International, Inc.

Employment at these companies held firm, but a look at the top 10 U.S. suppliers of adhesives by employment growth provides context.

Top 10 U.S. adhesives companies by employment growth

To get a better picture of the health of the U.S. manufacturing industry, consider the top 10 U.S. suppliers of adhesive products by employment growth over last year:

1. Bostik, Inc.

2. H.B. Fuller

3. Worthen Industries, Inc.

4. Infiana USA, Inc.

5. JDC, Inc.

6. Adhesive Systems, Inc.

7. STI Polymer

8. The Dow Chemical Company, Automotive Division

9. Epoxy Technology, Inc.

10. Hernon Manufacturing, Inc.

Top 10 U.S. adhesives companies by square footage

With respect to the square footage of manufacturing facilities, the following were the top 10 U.S. suppliers of adhesives from 2016 to 2017:

1. DAP Products Inc.

2. Cytec Engineered Materials, Inc.

3. Royal Adhesives & Sealants (Michigan Center)

4. H.B. Fuller

5. 3M Co., Specialty Materials Resource Division

6. Adhesives Research, Inc.

7. Sika Corporation

8. Royal Adhesives & Sealants, LLC (South Bend, IN)

9. Tailored Chemical Products, Inc.

10. Infiana USA, Inc.

Again, H.B. Fuller ranked among the best suppliers in the U.S.

Top 5 U.S. adhesives companies by sales growth

By narrowing down the analysis based strictly on sales growth, we find the current top 10 U.S. suppliers of adhesive products:

1. APAC Adhesives

2. Atwood Adhesives, Inc.

3. L.D. Davis Industries, Inc.

4. Marsh Laboratories

5. Silicone Solutions, Inc.

It's certainly worth taking note of the fact that the top employers weren't the top sales performers.

For more information

To learn more about adhesives companies operating in the U.S., visit and start your free search today. IndustryNet can connect you with hundreds of adhesives suppliers. Here, you can request a quote, pinpoint a company's location, download catalogs or connect on social media -- all in one place. 

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