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Bemis Associates Inc. of Shirley MA Acquires France-Based Company, Protechnic

 

Bemis Associates, bonding innovation and design partner to the world’s leading technical, performance, luxury, and lifestyle brands and a leading manufacturer of thermoplastic films, tapes, and adhesives for bonding announced today that it has acquired France-based manufacturing company, Protechnic.

Bemis and Protechnic have complimentary products and technology as well as a strong alignment in their corporate values and culture. Protechnic’s focus on global growth and innovation aligns with Bemis’ business strategy of product portfolio and manufacturing footprint expansion.

“This acquisition will allow Bemis to produce new and exciting products globally, specifically in the US, Europe and Asia where we have key manufacturing facilities,”

said Mike Johansen, President, Bemis Associates.

 

Additionally, it will allow Bemis to introduce Protechnic products to the apparel, industrial and consumer electronics markets on an international scale.

Protechnic’s CEO Emmanuel Roll said “By leveraging Bemis’ global footprint and Protechnic’s innovative products, we are confident we will accelerate the growth of the business around the world to better serve our customers in every region.”


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In our daily lives, we see textiles everywhere. In various industries, textiles are the foundation for many applications. The textile industry is also likely to innovate more quickly than other industries due to its strong compatibility. Joining materials, such as adhesive, allows combining of various substrates together, adding extra value and functionality.

Apart from that, lamination technology provides a wide range of possibilities. Innovative adhesive web even takes laminating process to the next level due to its clean and made-on roll feature compared to traditional liquid or water-based glue. It allows a continuous lamination process with higher efficiency.


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What is a thermoplastic adhesive web?

A thermoplastic adhesive web is a solid material with a nonwoven structure, it’s also called a hot melt adhesive web. When we put it on hand, it feels like fabric. Depending on the machine setting, it exists in different weights and structures.

How is hotmelt adhesive web made?

A perfect adhesive web is formed from a fine fiber that is cooled down into a continuous nonwoven structure. Due to its special structure, it makes the final material very soft, flexible, and breathable.

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What are some of the specificities of thermoplastic adhesive web ?

The plastic adhesive web is available in rolls for continuous coating or lamination. Additionally, it can also be made with a paper carrier or a PE carrier to transfer adhesive to a substrate or to avoid tacky problems. For roll length, they are available in 300ml, 500ml, and 1000ml sizes at 76mm inner diameter


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