Cary, North Carolina USA
YEAR ESTABLISHED: 1919
REVENUE: $480 million
• Automotive aftermarket adhesives
• Industrial metal bonding adhesives
• Corrosion control coatings
• High performance/heat reflective coatings
Ed Auslander, president and CEO; Will C, Hinkston, VP, global operations development; Tesa L. Oechsle, CFO and treasurer.
Lord Corp. produces and sells general purpose and specialty adhesives and coatings. Lord Fusor aftermarket adhesives are used to return vehicles to pre-accident condition and include adhesives for bonding, metals and plastics, seam sealers and acoustical foams. Lord’s industrial metal bonding adhesives can replace welds, rivets, screws, tape and other traditional fastening methods. Lord also has a line of elastomer bonding formulations that can accommodate commercially available elastomers, diverse metals and rigid plastic substrates. Lord manufacturers corrosion control coatings, the MetalJacket line of coatings that protects substrates against corrosion and improves bonding properties. Lord also offers heat reflective coatings. Lord has 16 manufacturing facilities, eight R&D centers and 90 sales and support centers worldwide.