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Cypress Performance Group

IPS Strategic Vision

Vision Statement

IPSA’s main purpose is “Bringing Things Together.” We will be the recognized industry leader for creating strong bonds that connect:
  • Our Customers with innovative adhesive solutions and exceptional customer service;
  • Our Associates with meaningful and rewarding employment opportunities;
  • Our Shareholders by delivering above market returns; and
  • Our Community with impactful ways for our organization to give back.
IPS Adhesives - Bringing People Together

We plan to deliver this vision by Inspiring People to Succeed

in all things by using the Cypress Business System to deliver above market returns to our shareholders through innovative adhesive solutions created by a team of dedicated people with a passion for winning.

A common strategic vision built to help transition IPSA to a growth business

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SCIGRIP established
Durham manufacturing facility purchased.
Added Monomer tank electronic flow direct to mixer in Durham
RTO installed to significantly reduce emissions
Gluewarehouse acquired
Integra Adhesives acquired
Arjay acquired
GlueBoss acquired
Lean Manufacturing instituted
Moo Gloo acquired
Unika acquired
Center of Excellence established

In The News

IPS Adhesives Establishes Center of Excellence in Durham NC

IPS Adhesives, provider of premium quality adhesives, has established a manufacturing Center of Excellence in their North Carolina, ISO 9001:2015 Certified facility. It coincides with recent investments in production, with additional ones planned or already in progress, as well as centralizing the R&D and customer service activities for North America at the Durham facility.

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Integra Adhesives, a brand of IPS Adhesives, were created by surfacing professionals looking for better solutions to countertop assembly. After more than 15 years, Integra products are at the forefront of the industry with a range of solutions developed specifically for countertops. We relentlessly pursue new, innovative formulations that, without sacrificing performance, keep resetting the bar.

Surface Bonder XI is the latest generation of color matched adhesives for the surfacing industry. Available in more than 400 pre-mixed colors developed for modern demanding fabrication methods such as laminating, mitering, v-grooving, integral mounted sinks and bowls, and applications subject to dynamic loads.

Surface Bonder Zero is a non sagging adhesive specifically designed for Quartz, Compact Sintered Materials and Natural Stone products. Its non-sag properties make it ideal for mitered edges, the adhesive stays right where you put it. Surface Bonder Zero is also great for vertical applications making it an ideal adhesive for deck seam installations in the field. No drips, no mess.

Surface Bonder Ultra is a premium, UV stable, Modified Hybrid Polyaspartic surfacing adhesive for indoor and outdoor applications. This unique adhesive will not yellow, stain, or bleed making it perfect for white marbles. Surface Bonder Ultra contains almost no VOC’s and is not classified as a hazardous material.

Rodding Bonder RD50 is an epoxy based Bonder packaged in a 500ml dual component cartridge designed to embed fiberglass or steel reinforcement rods in countertops. Testing shows that the process can improve load tolerance up to 300% and deflection up to 1600%.

Component Bonder is a two-part methacrylate, structural rodding and clip bonding adhesive designed for the structural bonding of sink clips, steel and fiberglass rodding materials, and steel and aluminum to solid surface (acrylic and polyester), engineered stone, quartz surfaces, and natural stone products.

Substrate Bonder SB100 is designed to develop strong, highly flexible bonds between Solid Surfaces, Engineered Stone, Granite and the materials such as MDF, Plywood, PVC, HPL, and ABS.

Si Bonder is a high performance, one component, acetoxy cure, 100% silicone sealant and adhesive designed for solid surface, quartz, natural stone, ceramic and other non-porous surface applications.

For over 60 years Weld-On Sign & Display has endeavored to develop high quality, user friendly solvent cements and structural adhesives that not only meet, but exceed the most stringent requirements of the sign and display assembly industries. Equal to the superior performance of our products is our commitment to the environment and workers’ safety. Our products are constantly monitored to ensure compliance with all current environmental and occupational health requirements. We relentlessly pursue new, innovative formulations that, without sacrificing performance, keep re-setting the bar.

Clear solvent cements for acrylics. Excellent for cementing letters to sign panels and trim cap. Also styrene, butyrate & polycarbonate.

Multiple solvent cements ranging from optically clear to milky, specifically developed for vinyl, PVC, and CPVC.

Fast set solvent cements formulated for ABS. Join similar substrates in a range of consistencies.

Clear, 2-component urethane based adhesives for polycarbonate. Low VOC and high UV resistance. Also butyrate, ABS, and PETG.

Fast set, solvent cement for bonding styrene to itself.

High strength, 2-part adhesives for metals, plastics, and composites. UL approved. Multiple working times.

Non-abrasive cleaner for acrylic and most plastics.

Everything needed for perfect application. Get the right mixing nozzles and dispensing guns for your project.

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Build It Stronger Every day, the tough, reliable bond of SCIGRIP® structural adhesives is being used in thousands of structural applications all around the world. From composite bridges to product assembly to maritime applications, SCIGRIP® is an industry favorite for bonding advance composites with little or no surface preparation.

COMPOSITE INFRASCRUTURE

GENERAL TRANSPORTATION

SPECIALTY
VEHICLE

COMMERCIAL
MARINE

OEM
PRODUCT ASSEMBLY

AUTOMOTIVE AFTERMARKET

FIBERGLASS MOLD REPAIR

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PRIMERS, CLEANERS,
DEGREASERS

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This is The Future of Performance Bonding. In formulating some of the composite industry’s strongest bonding compounds, we’ve always kept a focus on the future and what’s next. And now that we’ve combined our 40+ years of experience with SCIGRIP’s, we are able to provide the right solution for nearly every case. Let us show you the future and help you build your best boats!

  • Hard Tops
  • Structural Backfilling
  • Filling Strakes
  • Filling Radii
  • Deck-to-Hull & Other Structural Bonding
  • Hatches and Other 2-Part Molds
  • Core Bonding
  • Transom Repair
  • General Purpose Bonding
  • Mold Repair
  • UV Resistance
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Faster. Stronger. Greener. Moo Gloo works fast to get the job done quick. Strong enough to eliminate expensive re-blocking. Formulated specifically to aide healing by treating lameness in dairy cows due to afflictions requiring the removal of pressure from the hoof. Also suitable for filling cracks in hoof walls of most livestock. Save time. Save money. Get consistent results. Moo Gloo is the only hoof blocking adhesive that lets you know it’s mixed right every time!

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For over 25 years Unika has specialised in serving the Kitchen, DIY and Building markets to over 50 countries worldwide. Unika manufactures innovative quality solutions to meet the specific needs of the installers. Unika products are independently tested to the highest standards and are approved by leading kitchen manufacturers and large retailers across Europe.

Unika products are manufactured in Europe, our factories are ISO9001, ISO14001, ISO18001, FSC and PEFC compliant. We are well known worldwide for quality performance and service including 24 hour technical support.

Adhesives and Accessories
  • Worktop Installation Kits
  • Porous Surface Bonding
  • Jigs & Cutters
Specialty Cleaners for
  • Solid Surface
  • Natural Stone
  • Laminates
  • Solid Wood