Applied Adhesives, a manufacturer and distributor of industrial adhesives, has announced the acquisition of Premier Packaging Solutions — a distributor of hot-melt and water-based adhesives based in Chattanooga, TN.
According to Applied Adhesives, the acquisition of Premier Packaging will strengthen its North American sales and service footprint, as well as their commitment to providing customers local technical service, problem solving support, and product solutions.
“Premier has built a very impressive, customer-focused business over the past nine years and we are pleased that they chose to join forces with Applied,” said Dan Horner, CEO of Applied. “Premier shares our philosophy of providing exceptional service, exceptional value, and superior adhesive solutions for our customers.”
Premier Packaging founder Bob Hamilton and his son Dillon Hamilton will join the Applied team.
“We have succeeded by always putting our customer’s needs first and providing the best adhesive
solutions that optimize their manufacturing processes,” said Bob Hamilton, founder and president of Premier Packaging. “And the fact that Applied shares that philosophy made the decision to combine Applied and Premier an easy one.”
Applied’s acquisition of Premier Packaging Solutions marks its fifth acquisition in the past Applied’s acquisition of Premier Packaging Solutions marks its fifth acquisition in the past three years following the acquisitions of Adhesive Brokers, United Adhesive Products, Pacific Adhesives, and Prairie Technology Group.