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Franklin International


Organization Overview

Franklin International is a privately held company, founded in 1935, by Langdon T. Williams. The adhesive manufacturer employs approximately 450 people and is headquartered in Columbus, Ohio. Franklin comprises three businesses. The Construction Products Division supplies woodworking glues, construction adhesives, flooring adhesives and caulks/sealants through retail, distributor and commercial markets. The Industrial Adhesives Division serves the furniture, millwork and related industries with PVA and urethane adhesives, hot melts and mastics. The Adhesive Polymer Division's core competency is emulsion polymerization. In addition to supplying Franklin's internal polymer needs, the Adhesive Polymer Division also services the adhesives formulator, paper converting, pressure sensitive adhesive, fiberglass reinforcement, and non-wovens markets. The International Division supports all three producing divisions of the company for exports to geographic markets outside North America.
Andrew Feindt Packaging Technician 3
Audrey Albright Marketing Specialist
Cliff Madden Junior Chemist
David Rowe Strategic Marketing Manager
Elizabeth Vrana Co-Op II (Adhesives and Polymers R&D Intern)
Ellie Williams Director of Business Operations
GABRIELE Carrieri QC & R&D Manager
Ronald Vanover Analytical Chemist
Scott Bowen Senior VP of Sales & Customer Service
Torrey Williams Director of Business Operations
Yanan Zhao Product Development Chemist
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Building and Construction
Flooring: carpet, PVC, linoleum, parquet, tile, Prefabricated Houses
Consumer and DIY
All-purpose Glues & School Glues, Construction and plumbing adhesives, Contact Adhesives, Instant Glues, Sealants, Wood Glues
Woodworking and Joinery
Cabinet Making, Furniture Manufacturing, Window Frames, Door Manufacturing
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Market Segments
Assembly Operations, Building & Construction, Consumer & DIY, Paper Board & Related Products, Transportation, Woodworking & Joinery