HICKORY, N.C. — Shurtape Technologies LLC, a producer of pressure-sensitive tapes, announced the acquisition of Syntac Coated Products LLC, a designer and manufacturer of specialty adhesive coated products.

Shurtape is a fifth-generation, family owned, global business that delivers tape solutions to the packaging, building and construction, DIY, HVAC, industrial, maintenance, repair and operations (MRO), arts and entertainment, and transportation industries. Syntac was established in 2001 and designs high performance industrial adhesive and tape products for automotive, medical, construction, graphic arts, sound control, and product assembly applications.

Together, the companies will offer a broad product portfolio that includes cloth and duct, masking and paper, packaging, foil, film, double-coated, and transfer tapes, in addition to packaging dispensers and equipment for automated and manual case sealing applications.

“The combination of Shurtape and Syntac enhances our ability to support our customers through expanded research and development capacity, broadened production capabilities, and global distribution,” said Stephen Shuford, CEO for Shurtape Technologies. “We are excited about the future and look forward to the growth that this merger makes possible for ourselves and for our valued customers.”

“Together, we remain dedicated to delivering unmatched innovation, service, and quality to the industries we serve and look forward to providing our customers with a broad range of product options and enhanced service capabilities to meet their ever-evolving needs,” added Curt Rutsky, CEO for Syntac Coated Products.

Syntac’s staff of approximately 50 will join more than 1,500 Shurtape employees globally. The company, which will be renamed Shurtape Specialty Coating LLC, will continue to operate its 60,000-square-foot facility in New Hartford, Connecticut, and new 23,000-square-foot facility in Sarasota, Florida.

For more information, visit SyntacUSA.com.

For more information, visit Shurtape.com.

Publication date: 3/2/2017

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