Paper Converting & Packaging Adhesives

Paper Converting & Packaging Adhesives

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The Paper Converting and Packaging Adhesives Group of Worthen Industries supplies adhesives and coatings to paper converters and general packagers of industrial and consumer products. We develop and manufacture adhesives and coatings for foil to paper laminating, case and carton sealing/closing, perfect binding hot melts, and other specialty adhesives. We encourage you to contact us so we can discuss how our extensive experience in the industry and advanced capabilities position us to meet all of your paper coating needs.



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Food Packaging

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Book Binding

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Packaging & Laminating

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Commercial Printing


We are a unique supplier to the industry as we formulate and manufacture all types of adhesives including: water based, hot melt, solvent based, reactive, and extruded film adhesives. This allows our customers to choose the right adhesive for their application based on cost per part, efficiency in labor, and user safety, meeting ever-changing regulatory mandates.

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We provide Natural Based Adhesives that are Starch, Dextrin, and/or Casein based for glass labeling, paper laminating, box forming/closing, and remoistenables market.



Steve Adams
Business Manager
Direct #: 804.357.6100


Ian Churcher
R&D Lab Manager

Elaine Baez
Customer Success Administrator
Direct #: 603-821-5968

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