Film Laminating Adhesives

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Worthen Industries offers a variety of primers designed for a multitude of coating techniques. Our primers improve adhesion and expand use of substrates.


Our lacquer systems add characteristics, such as gloss or matte finishes, scuff resistance, heat and chemical resistance, skid resistance, and water resistance to your structures. Whether you are coating water based or solvent systems, Worthen can develop a coating with the properties you require.



Coating systems with a wide range of viscosities suitable for gravure, flexo, and other coating processes are used for lidding films, candy and tablet packaging, and electronic packaging to name a few applications.


A full line of clear, pigmented, and FR laminating adhesives for industrial applications are designed for use with a wide variety of substrates, including paper, fabrics (woven and nonwovens), foils, and clear and metallized films.

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Worthen Industries has been developing laminating adhesives for FDA regulated packaging for many years. We have grown into a global supplier of solvent, aqueous, and solventless adhesives for laminating all of the substrates typically used in these markets. You will find our products in most aisles in the grocery store.

Industry News

  • What Makes a Good Construction Adhesive? - As reported by Adhesives and Sealants Industry Magazine in their article “What Makes a Good Construction Adhesive?,” there are various things to consider before choosing an adhesive for your next construction project. “They can be used in almost any construction project, big or small, and they strengthen and improve the longevity of common projects like … Continue reading What Makes a Good Construction Adhesive?
  • Nature Inspires New Type of Adhesive - According to Assembly Magazine in their article “Nature Inspires New Type of Adhesive,” there could be new, sustainable adhesives in our future thanks to engineers at Purdue University. “In many cases, their new adhesives held up well, sometimes performing similarly to, or even better than, traditional toxic adhesives such as cyanoacrylate and epoxy,” Assembly Magazine … Continue reading Nature Inspires New Type of Adhesive
  • Paper Converting Adhesives - As reported by Medium in their article “Paper Converting Adhesives,” paper converting is the process of turning paper in one form into another, typically a product, and adhesives play an important role in that process. “Various production processes are involved in making new paper products — one of which is very often glueing. And for … Continue reading Paper Converting Adhesives