Ellsworth Adhesives Europe completes purchase of TRB’s adhesive business unit boosting its position in the structural bonding market
Ellsworth Adhesives Europe, supplier of adhesives and adhesive dispensing equipment, has today confirmed its purchase of TRB Lightweight Structure’s Lord® adhesive business. This transaction makes Ellsworth Adhesives one of the largest distributors of Lord Corporation Materials across Europe, with distribution rights for both Lord Structural Adhesives and Lord Electronic Materials product ranges.
Announcing the deal, Managing Director, John Henderson comments “We are delighted to have completed the purchase of TRB’s Lord structural adhesives business, a move that will immediately boost our share of the structural bonding market and facilitate future growth in this sector. As part of the deal struck with TRB, its Adhesives Manager Kevin Felstead will transfer to our sales force here at Ellsworth, and is a welcome addition to the team.”
Lord Corporation Europe is equally pleased about the deal struck between TRB and Ellsworth, and in a statement said “Lord Corporation (Europe) Ltd welcomes the good news that Ellsworth Adhesives Europe Ltd has agreed to take over the adhesives distribution business of TRB Lightweight structures. Lord and Ellsworth have a long successful history of working together and we see this as a positive step to the continued growth of our Structural adhesives sales. Ellsworth Adhesives will harmonise this additional business with their existing Lord structural adhesives business.”
The Lord structural adhesives range consists of acrylic, epoxy and urethane adhesives that have been designed to improve manufacturing processes and final products for composite, metal and plastic assemblies. With their strength and flexibility, Lord structural adhesives provide a durable and low cost alternative to traditional rivets, welds and tapes. For your convenience, Lord structural adhesives are available in convenience cartridge packaging to bulk packaging that includes gallons, pails, drums and totes for high volume applications. In addition to structural adhesives, Ellsworth Adhesives Europe is also authorised to supply the Lord range of electronic materials.
To view the full range of Lord products available from Ellsworth Adhesives Europe, visit: http://ellsworthadhesives.co.uk/manufacturers/lord