pharmaceutical tapes & adhesives

Pharmaceutical Tapes & Adhesives

Adhesives Research (AR) develops and manufactures pressure-sensitive adhesives (PSAs), film laminates, dissolvable film components and release liners for specialized pharmaceutical applications. With more than 50 years of  specialty material, adhesive formulation and processing expertise, we are well-positioned to support the development of specialty components for transdermal drug delivery, combination device, topical and oral applications.

AR’s core competencies include:

  • Polymer synthesis
  • Formulation expertise
  • Adhesive mixing/compounding
  • Adhesive coating and film casting processing
  • Release liner design & manufacture
  • Extensive in-house analytical capabilities

AR’s comprehensive product development process ensures complete design control from lab prototype, to scale-up to commercial launch. Our dedicated project managers, adhesive chemists and process engineers oversee the details of each project and provide the appropriate cGMP and regulatory support needed to assure a successful customer product launch. Applications where AR’s components support the pharmaceutical industry: