Christopher A. Stevens, vice president and general manager of ITW Polymers Adhesives, North America (Danvers, Mass., USA), announced on April 1 the official launch of that new division. Devcon, Plexus and SprayCore operations will be merged together to form the new division headquartered in Danvers. Manufacturing operations will be located in Danvers, Mass., and Clearwater, Fla.
"The formation of this division is part of our overall ITW strategic plan designed to create larger divisions that are focused on innovative products and service solutions to targeted end markets," says Stevens. "Our new division is focused on improving customer service, better aligning the company strengths and providing greater innovative adhesive solutions to support future growth and strengthen our leadership position within the adhesives industry throughout North America.