Applied Adhesives Makes Another Acquisition
May 31, 2022
Arsenal’s APPLIED Adhesives
Acquires Alliance Adhesives
MINNETONKA, Minn., May 25, 2022 – APPLIED Adhesives, a premier custom adhesive solutions provider in North America, today announced that it has completed its acquisition of Alliance Adhesives, a regional supplier of adhesives and dispensing equipment solutions located in Oldsmar, FL. This acquisition strengthens the Company’s commitment to providing industry-leading products, technical expertise, and superior service to its customers.
“Alliance’s dedication to providing an exceptional customer experience is in direct alignment with Applied’s commitment to relentless customer focus, demonstrating an ideal cultural fit,” said John Feriancek, President and CEO of APPLIED Adhesives. “We are pleased to welcome Alliance Adhesives to APPLIED Adhesives and look forward to providing their customers with the outstanding service and innovative solutions they have come to expect.”
“Alliance always has the mindset that we are an extension of our customers’ business by supporting their needs to drive their success. Our relationship with our customers is our number one priority. We have them to thank for who we are today,” said David Rittenhouse, President of Alliance Adhesives. “Applied shares those same values and mindset. We feel the support that Applied brings to the table and their passion for relentless customer focus makes this a win for everyone.”
About APPLIED Adhesives
APPLIED Adhesives, founded in 1971, is a premier custom adhesive solutions provider in North America. The company is a value-added distributor of hot melt, water-based, and reactive adhesives as well as dispensing equipment. APPLIED Adhesives serves as a critical supply chain partner to leading adhesive manufacturers and formulators by offering reach and high service levels to an expansive customer base. For more information, please visit appliedadhesives.com or follow us on LinkedIn.
About Alliance Adhesives
Located in Oldsmar, FL, Alliance Adhesives is a regional, family-owned manufacturer and distributor of industrial adhesives. For 20 years, customers have depended on Alliance for cost-effective solutions for their adhesives needs. Alliance serves customers of all types including small- and medium-sized businesses, large enterprises, agricultural, educational institutions, government agencies, and consumers. For more information, please visit Allianceadhesives.com
About Arsenal Capital Partners
Arsenal is a leading private equity firm that specializes in investments in middle-market industrial growth and healthcare companies. Since its inception in 2000, Arsenal has raised institutional equity investment funds of more than $10 billion, has completed more than 250 platform and add-on investments, and achieved more than 30 realizations. Arsenal invests in industry sectors in which the firm has significant prior knowledge and experience. The firm works with management teams to build strategically important companies with leading market positions, high growth, and high value-add. Visit www.arsenalcapital.com for more information.