Our Story

“Dreams are extremely important. You can’t do it unless you imagine it.”—George Lucas

1987 – 1996
1997 – 2002
2003 – 2010
2011 – 2018

1987 – 1996

1987 INCORPORATED AS CAPITAL ADHESIVES AND PACKAGING COMPANY

1988 LOCATED WAREHOUSE ON CAPITOL AVENUE – INDIANAPOLIS, IN

1989 RELOCATED OFFICE AND WAREHOUSE TO SHELBY AND TROY, INDIANAPOLIS, IN

1990 FIRST PRODUCTION RUN OF LIQUID ADHESIVES

1991 EXPANDED WAREHOUSE AND OFFICE FACILITY

1992 DEVELOPED LIQUID ADHESIVES FOR CORRUGATED CONTAINERS

1993 DEVELOPED HIGH SPEED EXTRUSION ADHESIVES FOR NON-CONTACT APPLICATION EQUIPMENT; RELOCATED WAREHOUSE, OFFICE, AND PRODUCTION TO GREENWOOD, IN

1994 EXPANDED RAW MATERIAL STORAGE AND PRODUCTION CAPACITY

1995 INTEGRATED A UNIQUE TRAINING PROGRAM TO ASSIST FINISHING AND CONVERTING DEPARTMENTS

1996 EXPANDED PRODUCT LINE TO INCLUDE CUSTOM FORMULATIONS FOR THE GRAPHIC ARTS AND PRINTING MARKET

 

1997 – 2002

1997 RELOCATED TO MOORESVILLE, IN (CURRENT LOCATION) WITH MAJOR INCREASE TO WAREHOUSE, OFFICE, AND PRODUCTION CAPACITY

1998 IMPROVED LABORATORY AND DEVELOPMENT PROCESSES; IMPROVED THE DEVELOPMENT OF HIGH-SPEED LIQUID ADHESIVES FOR NON-CONTACT APPLICATION SYSTEMS

1999 INCREASED PRODUCTION CAPACITY AND DEVELOPED A UNIQUE OFFERING OF FUGITIVE PRODUCTS

2000 ADDED PRODUCTION CAPACITY TO MEET GROWING NEEDS

2001 EXPANDED HOT MELT PRODUCT LINE TO INCLUDE REACTIVE HOT MELTS

2002 CERTIFIED AND REGISTERED TO ISO 9000:2001 QUALITY STANDARD

 

2003 – 2010

2003 EXPANDED OFFICE AND LABORATORY FACILITY

2004 COMPLETED THE SECOND EXPANSION TO THE CURRENT PRODUCTION AND WAREHOUSE FACILITY

2005 RECERTIFIED TO THE ISO QUALITY STANDARD; IMPLEMENTED A NEW COMPUTER SYSTEM TO INTEGRATE KEY BUSINESS FUNCTIONS

2006 IMPLEMENTED NEW CMS SYSTEM FOR CUSTOMER SUPPORT AND PRODUCT TRACKING; IMPLEMENTED CONTINUOUS IMPROVEMENT AND SUSTAINABILITY PROCESS

2007 INTRODUCED IMPROVED ENVELOPE PRODUCTS TO MARKETPLACE

2008 INTRODUCED NEW SERIES OF ADHESIVES FOR POLY-COATED BOARD AND WINDOW FILM APPLICATIONS; RECERTIFIED TO THE ISO QUALITY STANDARD

2009 INTRODUCED NEW LAMINATION PRODUCTS WITH HIGH-SPEED NO CURL PROPERTIES TO MARKET; DEVELOPED ADHESIVE PRODUCTS FOR MICROWAVABLE APPLICATIONS

2010 EXPANDED PRODUCT DEVELOPMENT INITIATIVES; IMPROVEMENT TO QUALITY CONTROL AND ASSURANCE PROGRAM

2011 – 2018

2011 DEVELOPED NEW MANAGEMENT TEAM STRATEGIES; RECERTIFIED TO THE ISO QUALITY STANDARD; RE-ESTABLISHED PRODUCTION AND WAREHOUSE CAPABILITIES IN SOUTHERN USA AS PART OF DISASTER PREPAREDNESS PROGRAM

2012 COMPLETED THE THIRD EXPANSION TO THE CURRENT PRODUCTION AND REA MATERIALS TANK FARM; EXPANDED MARKETING AND INSIDE SALES SUPPORT TEAM; OPENED WAREHOUSE IN NORTHWEST USA

2013 INTRODUCED UL APPROVED ADHESIVE FOR INSULATION APPLICATIONS; INTRODUCED LIQUID AND HOT MELT ADHESIVE REMOVERS AND CLEANERS

2014 INTRODUCED IMPROVED PRODUCTS FOR SPECIALIZED LABEL APPLICATIONS; RECERTIFIED TO THE ISO QUALITY STANDARD

Markets We Serve

Inclusive of, but not limited to:

  • Bookbinding
  • Case & Carton Seal
  • Bottle Labeling
  • Folding Carton
  • Presentation Folders
  • Perfect Binding
  • Printing
  • Windowing
  • Padding
  • Rigid Box
  • Sticky Note
  • Envelope
  • Corrugated Box
  • Mailing Services
  • Remoist
  • Plastic Corrugated
  • Product Assembly
  • Protein/Animal Glue
  • Lamination
  • Label Adhesives
  • Mounting Adhesives
  • Packaging Industries
  • Litho Lamination
  • Wood Glue
  • Tissue & Towel
  • Adhesive Removers & Cleaners

Our Mission

To Build Bonds that Last.

Capital Adhesives’ goal is to serve our customers by meeting specific needs and by providing quality, sustainable products, exceptional customer service, and superior technical support on a consistent, ongoing basis.

We play our part in protecting and preserving our natural resources by offering environmentally-friendly products and use green technology wherever available.

We partner with our customers, incorporating a teamwork approach to problem solving and continuous improvement strategies.

Capital Adhesives responds with innovative and timely solutions to ensure customer satisfaction.

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