GLEN ROCK, Pa., Sept. 20, 2017 /PRNewswire/ -- Adhesives Research, Inc., a global developer and manufacturer of custom adhesive components, is pleased to announce the appointment of Richard Widden to the position of President beginning September 2017. In his new position, Richard will be responsible for supporting the global growth and development of Adhesives Research's six business units, (medical, pharmaceutical, electronics, industrial, splicing and release liners), and wholly-owned pharmaceutical subsidiary, ARx, LLC.
Prior to joining Adhesives Research, Inc., Richard served as the Chief Commercial Officer for Klöckner Pentaplast and Vice President/General Manager of Avery Dennison, where he gained extensive film and adhesive industry knowledge.
Richard is a graduate of Clarkson University where he received a Bachelor of Science in Mechanical Engineering and Industrial Distribution.
Adhesives Research, Inc., is a leading developer and manufacturer of high-performance pressure-sensitive adhesives, tapes, specialty coatings, films and laminates. Founded in 1961, Adhesives Research develops solutions to unmet needs leveraging core competencies in chemical synthesis formulation and coating technologies. Adhesives Research's custom tailored products are used in a diverse range of applications around the world in the construction, industrial, electronics, automotive, medical and pharmaceutical industries.
Based in Glen Rock, Pennsylvania, Adhesives Research also operates manufacturing facilities in Ireland and Colombia, has sales and marketing offices in Great Britain, Singapore and China, and sales representation in Japan and Taiwan. The Company's North American and European development and production facilities are certified to ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 standards.
Adhesives Research® is a registered service mark of Adhesives Research, Inc., for engineering and design services in the field of pressure-sensitive adhesive systems.