Beardow Adams was founded in 1977 in Milton Keynes, U.K. by Bob Adams and Len Beardow and is home to the largest hot melt manufacturing facility in Europe.  Bob and Len’s son Nick, continue to be active owners and leaders of the company.  As the 5th largest hot melt producer in the world, we have over 10,000 customers worldwide and some are the most recognized participants in the market segments they serve.  We are in 80 countries and have a very strong partner / distributor network.

During the 40 years that Beardow Adams has served the hot melt adhesive market, we have developed a best in class reputation with some of the largest raw material suppliers to our industry.  We are their trusted partner in product development, which allows us to be first to market with many new products and technologies serving our industry.

We provide customized solutions for a broad range of market segments that include packaging, labeling, woodworking, product assembly, bookbinding, and converting.

We incorporated in the USA in 2012 and began construction of our state of the art, world scale plant in Charlotte, NC.  In March 2013, we completed the construction of that facility and proudly support sales to the America’s and the Pacific Rim.

Our revolutionary BAMFutura adhesives, as well as our many other technologically advanced hot melts, are setting new standards for reliability and performance.

The major benefits associated with our products include:

  • Versatile performance – low inventory costs
  • High thermal stability – lower maintenance costs
  • Cleaner running
  • Superior adhesion to a wide range of materials
  • Low temperature flexibility
  • High heat resistance
  • No fumes, odor, or smell
  • No char, gel, or nozzle blockages

Most companies claim that their products are the best in the industry, and we would welcome the opportunity to show you the strength of our products and to earn your respect.  We believe that we have a sustainable competitive advantage in the sense of urgency with which we serve our customers.  We are big enough to deliver world class technology and small enough to deliver the service that you would grow to love.