CHARLOTTE, NC - Adhesives manufacturer Beardow & Adams (Adhesives) Ltd. has taken over 100 percent of the shares of Klebstoffwerke Collodin GmbH from the previous owner, Paul Joseph Nauth.

Founded in 1875, Collodin in Frankfurt am Main is one of the oldest German manufacturers of adhesives. It manufactures and develops environmentally friendly solvent-free adhesives. Main application areas are labeling, packaging and paper, as well as for automotive and other technical applications.

Beardow Adams in Milton Keynes, UK, is one of the leading worldwide producers of adhesives and runs Europe's largest hot melt factory. The company also has manufacturing operations in Sweden, Spain and the United States.