Bostik to Exhibit Smart Transportation Bonding Solutions at APTA EXPO

Adhesives manufacturing company will present latest solutions for a wide range of transportation markets including rail, bus and coach building

Bostik, a leading global adhesive specialist for industrial, construction and consumer markets, has announced it will exhibit at APTA EXPO October 9-11, 2017 in Atlanta, GA.

Sponsored by the American Public Transportation Association, APTA EXPO is the public transportation industry’s premier showcase and is expected to bring together over 15,000 transportation professionals from more than 65 countries this year. In addition to its expansive show floor, APTA EXPO will feature complimentary learning sessions on topics ranging from procurement and security to autonomous vehicles and fare collection systems. It also will run in conjunction with APTA’s annual committee meetings.

At the show, Bostik will feature its smart bonding products for a range of transportation applications, such as panel assembly and flooring. In particular, these include flame retardant adhesives and sealants that meet flame, smoke and toxicity requirements in accordance with the NFPA 130 standard. Offering primerless adhesion and durable performance, these products enhance operational efficiencies while improving final end products. Other solutions being exhibited include all-purpose, solvent, isocyanate and PVC-free sealants with excellent UV resistance and aging properties, making them ideal for transportation assembly applications.

Speaking in advance of the event, Scott Reedell, Senior Business Development Leader for the Americas Industrial Adhesives unit said, “Bostik’s extensive capabilities enable us to serve many transportation markets, including rail, bus and coach. At this year’s show, we look forward to building relationships with industry professionals and finding new ways to improve their assembly lines and transport solutions.”

Be sure to visit Bostik at booth #2018 to learn more about the company’s broad technology portfolio and transportation industry knowledge.

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About Bostik, an Arkema company

Bostik is a leading global adhesive specialist in construction, consumer and industrial markets. For more than a century, it has been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With annual sales of €1.95 billion, the company employs 6,000 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries. For the latest information, visit www.bostik.com.

About Arkema

A designer of materials and innovative solutions, Arkema shapes materials and creates new uses that accelerate customer performance. Our balanced business portfolio spans high-performance materials, industrial specialties and coating solutions. Our globally recognized brands are ranked among the leaders in the markets we serve. Reporting annual sales of €7.5 billion in 2016, we employ approximately 20,000 people worldwide and operate in close to 50 countries. We are committed to active engagement with all our stakeholders. Our research centers in North America, France and Asia concentrate on advances in bio-based products, new energies, water management, electronic solutions, lightweight materials and design, home efficiency and insulation. www.arkema.com

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