Company and Industry News

E.V. Roberts' Expansion to Include AS9120 Certified Atlanta Distribution Center
E.V. Roberts – a leading distributor, manufacturer and packager of adhesives, sealants, and surface treatments for aerospace, composites, electronics, automotive, and other specialty industrial applications – today announced its plans to open a new distribution facility in early Q4 2014 to service its growing customer base in the Southeastern United States. Read more

Henkel Unveils First Instant Hybrid Adhesive: Structural Cyanoacrylate Technology
Henkel Corporation has introduced Loctite® 4090™, a versatile, patented hybrid adhesive that combines the bond strength of a structural epoxy with the speed of an instant adhesive. This powerful combination delivers the first structural cyanoacrylate - an adhesive that offers rapid, high strength bonding to a range of substrates along with impact and moisture resistance, and temperature resistance to 300°F. Versatile enough to solve both indoor and outdoor design and assembly challenges, the new technology greatly expands the capabilities of cyanoacrylates, especially in applications where traditional instant adhesives offer too little strength or are too brittle. Read more

Alana Ramirez promoted to E.V. Roberts Customer Service Manager
The E.V. Roberts team is pleased to announce the promotion of Alana Ramirez to Customer Service Manager. She provides over 13 years of customer service experience to E.V. Roberts. During her career, Alana has gained expertise in customer service positions that include eight years at Eastman Kodak and most recently as E.V. Roberts Customer Service Supervisor. Alana’s proven dedication to customer satisfaction will help her manage the daily activities of the Customer Service Group. Her natural leadership qualities will help in developing and implementing plans to strengthen E.V. Roberts’ level of service – reducing quote turn-around time and continually improving service to customers.

E.V. Roberts First to Achieve Upgraded Certifications
We are proud to announce that during the fourth quarter of 2011, E.V. Roberts successfully completed an audit to achieve AS9100 Rev C and AS9120 Rev A aerospace certifications. E.V. Roberts is the first distributor in our market to achieve the AS9120 Rev A certification and the only recipient in the epoxy formulation / distribution category to achieve both AS9120 Rev A and AS9100 Rev C certifications. To learn more, please visit our quality certifications page to see all of our certifications and view pertinent documentation.

Momentive Launches Silicone for Solar Applications
Momentive has introduced TSE3822, a new one-component silicone for the frame sealing of polycrystalline modules. This new silicone typically provides strong, yet primer-less adhesion to a wide range of photovoltaic substrates, including aluminum, plastics and glass. Read more

3M Changes Aerospace Specification and Distribution Policies
The 3M Industrial Division no longer certifies materials to aerospace specifications. All materials for aerospace applications must now be certified through the 3M Aerospace Division and sold through an authorized 3M Aerospace distributor. Copies of the official annoucement and the list of affected products are available on our 3M manufacturer page.

Seasoned Aerospace Chemist joins E.V. Roberts’ Technical Team
The E.V. Roberts team has added Doug Soden, who assumes the role of Lead Chemist – providing technical support for commercial material applications and managing the Resin Formulators® custom development laboratory. More detail

Bostik Selects E.V. Roberts as First US Aerospace Distributor
Bostik, a world-leading adhesive and sealant manufacturer, has selected E.V. Roberts as their first authorized distributor to focus specifically on the US aerospace industry. Read more

RPM Technology Selects E.V. Roberts as Aerospace Distributor
RPM Technology, LLC, a technological leader in specialized aerospace solvents and cleaning products, has selected E.V. Roberts as an authorized distributor. Read more

E.V. Roberts receives ITAR certification
The U.S. Department of State has officially issued E.V. Roberts certification in International Traffic in Arms Registration(ITAR). This certification helps to ensure our compliance with federal regulations regarding defense materials. Click here to view our certification letter.

Product Change Notice: Momentive Minusil 5M Filler

Momentive has informed E.V. Roberts of a change in their five micron Minusil filler. This filler is used in a variety products listed in the linked announcement. These products will continue to meet the same physical property specifications, with the exception of color. Read announcement.

NASA Recognizes E.V. Roberts with Quality Award for Mars Rover Program
NASA’s Jet Propulsion Laboratory (JPL) in Pasadena, California has officially recognized the stringent quality control system at E.V. Roberts with a newly created award. E.V. Roberts is the first company to receive the award – resulting from product communications on JPL’s Mars Rover project. read more

E.V. Roberts expands customer support with technologies from Henkel, Coastal Enterprises and DuPont
We are proud to announce the expansion of our product portfolio to include: Alodine and Turco technologies from Henkel, DuPont Vertrel specialty fluids, and moldmaking solutions from Coastal Enterprises. These new product additions underscore our commitment to providing comprehensive support for our customers’ operations.