PEABODY, MA/MENTOR, OH - Adhesive Packaging Specialties Inc. (APS) and Cartridge Application Technologies (CAT), a newly formed division of V.O. Baker Co., have signed a three-year agreement. The joint venture between the two companies was formed to address the increased demand for the Dual Cartridge, a system that provides the delivery of two-component reactive materials.

 With CAT’s sales force, APS will be able to service major industrial accounts for the Dual Cartridge, and CAT will utilize APS for continuing manufacturing support. A cooperative committee has been set up to explore the possibility of a joint manufacturing facility in the western United States to support customer logistics.<