Epoxy Technology, Inc.® and John P. Kummer Group announce a New Specialty Adhesive Packaging Company - Epoxy Technology Europe Ltd
(Billerica, MA, USA and Marlborough, UK) – February 19, 2014 - Epoxy Technology, Inc, a leading manufacturer of high performance specialty adhesives and John P Kummer Group, an established distributor of instruments and materials for the Microelectronics and related industries, announce the formation of a new specialty adhesive packaging company, Epoxy Technology Europe Ltd (ETEL). This new company (ETEL) formerly a division of John P Kummer Ltd, is now majority share owned by Epoxy Technology, Inc. Apart from the company name change, customers will not see any changes in the syringe products they receive. The closer relationship with the actual adhesive manufacturer will only result in continued stability for customers across Europe.
Located in Marlborough, UK, John P Kummer Ltd founded this packaging services division in 2010 to service European customers in their growing demand to have EPO-TEK® brand products more readily & locally available in pre-mixed frozen syringe format (PMFs) for their assembly & manufacturing needs.
According to Andrew Horne, President and COO for Epoxy Technology, Inc., “This ISO certified packaging facility is a welcome addition to our Epoxy offerings in Europe. Our customers have come to rely on us, not only for the quality of our specially formulated adhesives, but also in the skills needed to re-package our products to meet and exceed strict manufacturing requirements. The longstanding commitment to quality and customer satisfaction in the packaging division at JP Kummer Ltd made our decision to expand into packaging in Europe, through this investment, an easy one.”
Rex Sandbach, Founder and Managing Director of John P Kummer Ltd states “We at John P Kummer are very proud of our achievements in developing a facility capable of supplying the most demanding needs of our customers and welcome the endorsement of our efforts by the significant investment
Epoxy Technology made in this business.”
This state-of-the-art European site complements Epoxy Technology’s packaging efforts worldwide to address the ever increasing and exacting packaging parameters critical to our customer’s innovative design and manufacturability requirements.
About Epoxy Technology
Epoxy Technology, Inc., founded in 1966, is a pioneer in the development of specialty epoxies, polymers and UVs to meet the critical performance standards of high-tech industries worldwide. Through its dedication to product quality and innovation as well as high manufacturing standards, Epoxy Technology continues to be a valued supply partner with many evolving global industries including: semiconductor and microelectronics, medical devices, military, automotive, optical, solar and aerospace. EPO-TEK® is a registered trademark of Epoxy Technology, Inc., www.epotek.com.
About John P Kummer
The John P Kummer Group was founded in 1975 in Switzerland to supply Specialised Materials and Instruments to the microelectronics industry. John P Kummer Limited was founded in 1989 to serve the United Kingdom, Ireland and the Nordic area. JPK Ltd gained BS EN ISO9001:2008 certification in 2012. www.jpkummer.com.
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