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Research & Development

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We Can Meet Your Needs

Constant innovation is a core part of our business so we can provide valuable solutions to our customers. Although specifications for each product and capability can be provided, we encourage you to speak with one of our customer service representatives. Our talented and experienced R&D team of chemists, scientists, and engineers works with our customers to figure out how we can meet your unique needs.

Unparalleled Capabilities

Worthen's core capabilities include the following:
Converting | Custom Adhesives & Coatings | Web Coating | Film Extrusion | Toll Manufacturing
We provide additional reliability as a supplier because each capability is available at multiple locations, giving you the assurance that, if something were to happen at one plant, another facility would be able to follow through with your order.


Give Your Customers Quality

In order to provide quality products to your customers, you need to start with quality in your supply chain. Worthen's product development process includes rigorous quality and sustainability testing to ensure our products provide long-lasting value to you and your customers with minimal impact on the environment.

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