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Adchem Corporation Offers Low VOC Automotive Interior Bonding Tape Systems

May 21, 2009, Riverhead, NY --- Adchem Corporation, a leader in the foam fabrication market for more than 40 years, has released its new Low VOC family of automotive interior adhesive tapes at the Ward's Automotive Interiors Conference in Dearborn, MI. The new adhesive systems comply with the VOC limits defined by the Japanese Ministry of Health, Labor and Welfare an agreed to by the Japanese Automobile Manufacturers Association eliminating 13 toxic chemistries.

Adchem has created double coated, unsupported (transfer tapes) and tissue reinforced tape products with the new adhesive system automotive bonding needs, including in-cabin, passenger safety systems, seating, HVAC units, interior trim, hold-in place applications, as well as sound and vibration damping.

The company, anticipating a shift in demand to Low VOC adhesive technology in the US, Canada and Mexico, has developed an extensive database of foams and commonly used automotive materials used in automotive interiors to assist their customers in selecting the appropriate tape system for their applications.

Adchem offers the unique combination of high performance, competitive pricing and engineering support that are unmatched by both smaller and larger adhesive tape suppliers.

Adchem provides engineering and web support for the evaluation, testing and selection of automotive products including A2LA - ILAC accredited test methods at its 200,000 SF R&D and manufacturing facilities in Riverhead, NY. Adchem's extensive website support is available at www.adchem.com.

About Adchem Corporation

Adchem Corporation, an ISO 9001 certified company, having a A2LA accredited laboratory complying with ISO 17025, engineers and manufactures high performance pressure-sensitive adhesive tape systems since 1965. Its products include double-coated papers, films, tissues, foams and fabrics; transfer tapes; one-side coated products and other custom-coated specialty products. Our 100% solids adhesives, solvent and water based acrylics and rubber adhesives are used in a variety of industries, including automotive, construction, electronics, graphic arts, medical, and general industrial tape applications.

For additional information and samples, please contact Joseph M. Pufahl at Adchem Corporation, 1852 Old Country Road, Riverhead, NY 11901 Phone: (631) 727-6000 Fax: (631) 727-6010or our website at www.adchem.com.