Product Development Process
The Adhesives Research R&D and ISO-9001 certified manufacturing facilities located in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, and Limerick, Ireland, provide extensive product development capabilities backed by complete in-house analytical testing, quality and certification support.
We offer equivalent formulation and manufacturing capabilities at each facility including polymer synthesis, mixing and compounding, casting and drying, slitting and packaging, as well as custom release liner development.
Adhesives Research implements a four-stage process to manage the successful development of our adhesive technologies for commercial launch. This is accomplished by closely collaborating with our customers and employing cross-functional, multi-disciplinary teams from beginning to end for each project.
Stage 1: Feasibility Assessment
– Identification of customer needs, design input, timing and resources
Stage 2: Opportunity and Technology Development
– Technology developments, design input, process feasibility
Stage 3: Optimization
– Optimize process, field trials, design verification
Stage 4: Commercialization
– Process and product validation, product launch