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Wayne Byrne Joins Meridian Adhesives Group as Chief Financial Officer

May 1, 2023 Meridian Adhesives Group (Meridian), a leading manufacturer of high-value adhesive technologies, announced today the appointment of Wayne Byrne as Chief Financial Officer. Byrne steps into this role with more than 30 years of leadership experience in financial and operational roles within the industrial and specialty material markets. “I am extremely pleased to have Wayne joining Meridian as an executive thought partner,” said Daniel Pelton, CEO of Meridian Adhesives Group. “Wayne’s extensive background in the specialty chemicals space will play an important role in the continued success of our organization, and I am looking forward to his expertise

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American Securities Acquires Meridian Adhesives Group from Arsenal Capital Partners

New York, NY, September 8, 2022 – American Securities LLC (“American Securities”) and Arsenal Capital Partners (“Arsenal”) today announced that an affiliate of American Securities has acquired Meridian Adhesives Group (“Meridian” or the “Company”), in partnership with the management team and funds affiliated with Arsenal. Financial terms of the transaction were not disclosed. Meridian is a leading producer of high-performance advanced adhesives for electronics, infrastructure, and industrial end markets. The Company sells a broad portfolio of chemistries and focuses on niche applications that require custom solutions and complex formulations. Meridian operates 25 facilities and serves over 5,000 customers in North

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Electronics Division of Meridian Adhesive Group Enters Electric Vehicle Market

CRANSTON, Rhode Island (Dec. 7, 2020) – Meridian Adhesives Group, a leading manufacturer and custom formulator of high-value adhesives technologies, will now be serving the electric vehicle market with custom solutions by way of the company’s Electronics Division.      Meridian’s Electronics Division currently encompasses three companies – Epoxy Technology, Inc., located in Billerica, Massachusetts; Epoxies, Etc., located in Cranston, Rhode Island; and Epoxy Technology Europe, with offices in the United Kingdom, Germany and Switzerland. Together, the companies will provide the rapidly emerging electric vehicle market with products, including thermally conductive potting compounds and adhesives, potting and encapsulating compounds, UL listed 94 V-O potting compounds, UV curable coatings and adhesives and circuit and assembly adhesives.  These

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Epoxies, Etc. and Epoxy Technology, Inc. Announce Commercial Alignment

CRANSTON, Rhode Island (Mar. 10, 2020) – Epoxies, Etc. and Epoxy Technology, Inc., two established companies serving the electronics, automotive, medical, aerospace and industrial markets, recently announced a commercial alignment to offer more dynamic solutions to clients.   The partnership was implemented after the purchase of both companies by Meridian Adhesives Group, a platform in the global adhesives and sealants sector. Together, the companies will bring more products to design engineers working on demanding electronic and assembly bonding applications.   Epoxy Technology is a leader in microelectronic applications, with an emphasis on halogen-free epoxies, low outgassing materials, specialty UV curable systems and ISO 10993

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Epoxy Technology, Inc. further expands their “MED” line of Biocompatible/ Medical Device Grade Adhesives to 25 products, leading the industry in ISO 10993 tested & certified epoxy-based products

(Billerica, MA) – February 4, 2020 – Epoxy Technology Inc, a leading global manufacturer of high performance specialty epoxy, UV & Hybrid adhesives for 50+ years is pleased to announce the addition of two new MED line adhesive products: MED-OG198-55 and MED-730-110 to its comprehensive line of medical device grade adhesives.  All 25 EPO-TEK® MED line adhesives have successfully undergone ISO10993-5 Cytotoxicity testing, an excellent screening test for biocompatibility. Additionally, 9 products have undergone extensive additional testing passing ISO 10993-4,5,6,10,11 testing.  Our newest MED line products – MED-OG198-55 and MED-730-110, have unique properties, which may be helpful in critical design challenges.  MED-OG198-55

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Arsenal Capital Partners Acquires Epoxy Technology; Second Acquisition of Meridian Adhesives Group

(New York) – June 6, 2018- Arsenal Capital Partners (“Arsenal”), a leading private equity firm that invests in middlemarket specialty industrials and healthcare business services companies, announced today the acquisition of Epoxy Technology, Inc. (“Epoxy Tech”), a leading manufacturer of high-performance specialty epoxy, ultraviolet, and hybrid adhesives.  Earlier this week, Arsenal announced the creation of Meridian Adhesives Group (“Meridian”) as its new platform in adhesives and sealants and the concurrent acquisition of Adhesives Technology Corporation, a leading specialty manufacturer of adhesives for the infrastructure and construction industries.  “Everyone at Epoxy Tech is very excited about this new opportunity. We look forward to

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Epoxy Technology Inc. Announces Extensive Line of Specialty Hybrid Adhesives

(Billerica, MA) – January 6, 2016- Epoxy Technology Inc, a leading manufacturer of high performance specialty epoxy, UV & Hybrid adhesives for 50 years, is pleased to announce our new line of UV Hybrid adhesives. Developed over several years of research along with advances in the industry, this specialty UV Hybrid line allows engineers to reach new levels of production/process improvement, as well as affording greater design flexibility.  Joan Bramer, Global Sales & Marketing Director says, “We, at Epoxy Technology, Inc., are delighted to bring this new level of adhesive performance to the market.  Our formulators were able to provide these

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