EVANSVILLE, IN—FTA member Berry Global Group Inc., a leading producer of adhesives, specialty films and consumer packaging, has acquired Adchem Corp., a Riverhead, NY-based manufacturer of specialty tape products for the automotive, construction, electronics, graphic arts, medical and general tape markets, according to reports.
Berry Global Group’s products include engineered materials, nonwoven specialty materials and consumer packaging. The buyout will allow Berry Global—whose Evansville, IN location has achieved FIRST Company Certification—to enhance its ability to serve specialty tape customers and their needs via expanded technology, product line extension and access to new channels to market, according to reports. There are also plans to hire more workers at Adchem and add to the product line.
Adchem will reportedly be incorporated into Berry’s engineered materials division, and the approximately 110 employees will remain at the Riverhead facility.