Posts Tagged ‘ Bostik ’

Bostik Opens New Production Facility in Dallas

Dec 4th, 2015

Adhesives maker Bostik has opened a new facility in Dallas. “We are pleased to expand our manufacturing presence in the United States,” said Bob Marquette, senior vice president – Americas. “Dallas is a key market for new construction, and having production located near demand centers is a critical component of our business development strategy for the construction market. Our […]

Arkema’s Quarterly Results are Up Thanks to Bostik

Nov 12th, 2015

France-based Arkema, which acquired Bostik, recently released its third-quarter results. The Bostik acquisition caused the company to increase in nearly every quantitative metric. Report highlights include: €1.95 billion ($2 billion) in sales, up 32 percent year over year, with Bostik contributing to 28 percent of that; An earning before interest taxes, depreciation, and amortization (EBITDA) increase to €286 million ($309 […]

Bostik Expands to Johor Bahru

Sep 18th, 2014

Bostik, a global adhesive specialist for industrial manufacturing, construction and consumer markets, has opened a new production plant near the Malaysian city of Johor Bahru in order to expand its cementitious powder manufacturing capabilities. “We are delighted to be bringing our innovative PMB technologies closer to fast-developing markets such as Malaysia and Singapore,” says Bostik CEO Bernard Pinatel. “We […]

Quanex to be Bostik’s Sole IG Sealant Distributor in North America

May 6th, 2014

Starting July 1, Quanex Building Products will serve as Bostik’s exclusive sales force for its insulating glass sealants in North America this year. “We’ve worked closely with Quanex in the UK for more than 10 years, building a strong relationship based on a mutual dedication to quality, service and innovation,” says Chris Alderson, business unit […]

Bostik Appoints Jonathan Conley as Territory Sales Manager

Jan 14th, 2014

Bostik Inc announced that Jonathan Conley has joined the company as territory sales manager for the mid-Atlantic region. “One of our many goals in 2014 is to build the industry’s strongest and most professional sales team,” states Michael Jenkins, business director, Bostik Consumer and Construction Business Unit. “With more than 14 years of key market […]

Bostik Demonstrates Commitment to the Community and Environment

Sep 6th, 2013

Bostik says its recent opening of its expanded Business and Technology Center for the Americas in Wauwatosa, Wis., benefits not only the company but also local charities and the environment. The two-year project, which consolidated Bostik’s administrative and research and development functions from multiple facilities to the expanded facility in Wauwatosa produced an excess of […]

Quanex Has the Edgetherm®

Apr 12th, 2013

Edgetherm boxes

Quanex Building Products Corp. has entered into an agreement with Bostik, a provider of insulating glass sealants, to distribute four new edge-seal products in the Americas. Sold under Quanex’s Edgetherm brand, the product line was designed to meet key requirements in IG production, including low moisture vapor transmission rates, movement accommodation, low temperature flexibility and […]

Bostik Pays $600,000 in Fines Over Workplace Safety Violations

May 21st, 2012

The U.S. Department of Labor announced it has secured a settlement agreement with Bostik Inc. to resolve litigation stemming from citations issued by the department’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration (OSHA) for safety violations following a March 2011 explosion. According to the announcement, OSHA cited Bostik in September after a six-month investigation found numerous violations […]

OSHA Slaps Bostik with 50 Safety Violations; Proposes $917,000 in Fines

Sep 20th, 2011

The U.S. Department of Labor’s Occupational Safety and Health Administration has cited Bostik Inc. for 50 alleged violations of workplace safety standards following a March 13 explosion at the company’s Middleton, Mass., plant in which four workers were injured. The adhesives manufacturer faces a total of $917,000 in proposed fines. OSHA’s inspection identified several serious […]