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Franklin International

Franklin International is among the largest privately held manufacturers of adhesives and sealants in the United States. 

Founded in 1935 as the Franklin Glue Company, the company thrived on innovation. 

Launching unique glues for the furniture manufacturing industry, including the first ready-to-use liquid hide glue. 

Today, Franklin International's products are distributed in over 60 countries and on six continents, most notably
under the Titebond® brand.

At Franklin International, we do more than sell products.  We solve technical problems, and our solutions improve quality, enhance safety, accelerate manufacturing cycles, cut delivery times and, provide the basis for strategic marketing advantages and new-product categories.  Committed to having the latest environmentally friendly adhesive technology, Franklin International devotes an unusually high percentage of resources to research and development. 

Franklin International's product offering includes adhesives, glues, hot melts, binders, and sizing compounds for use in construction, millwork, manufacturing, paper converting, pressure-sensitive paper products, fiberglass reinforcement, and wood furniture manufacturing.  Franklin's Construction Building Products division offers Titebond® glues, adhesives, and sealants for use in home construction, general repairs, woodworking, and flooring installation.  Titebond® WeatherMaster™ Sealants are well-known for their superior performance including the ability to be applied in all weather conditions; hot or cold, wet or dry.  The WeatherMaster™ product line offers sealants for specific applications including: Metal Roof Sealant, Ultimate MP Sealant,  Siding, Window & Door Sealant, Gutter & Seam, and Concrete Joint SL.  These best-in-class sealants outperform all other sealant technologies and are based on an advanced polymer formula.

Franklin's corporate headquarters are located in Columbus, Ohio where products are proudly manufactured in the USA. 

Franklin International is still a family-owned U.S.-based company operating under the original philosophy: creativity and innovation with an intense focus on personalized service, superior product quality, technical expertise and total customer value.  Franklin's primary goal is to become the most trusted adhesion supplier in the world.

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Titebond PVC Trim & PVC Trim Joint Adhesive


Titebond Metal Roof Sealant

Looking for Roofers who need a metal sealant solution for high and low temps.

From 0 - 300 degrees, see how Weathermaster Metal Roof Sealant works by getting this sample kit that gives you two tubes to try in the cold or in the hot.

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Two Products, One Solution: PVC

Titebond offers a duo adhesives that provide a system solution for PVC installation.These products meet the needs of PVC Installers whether they are looking to bond PVC to the home or bond PVC to itself. 

  • Titebond PVC Trim adhesive and Sealant Adhears & seals PVC trim for a variety of applications 
  • Titebond PVC Trim Joint adhesive bonds quickly, forming a complete joint that can be worked with in 60 seconds

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Titebond DuraMaster Sealant


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Franklin Titebond Elastomeric Sealant

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Titebond DuraMaster Sealant is the FIRST elastomeric, water-based sealant with 100% joint movement*. This revolutionary sealant offers fantastic adhesion to most common building materials including: vinyl, metal, glass, wood, PVC, concrete, aluminum, and all types of siding. It spans gaps up to 2” wide, stays flexible, crackproof, paintable, and VOC-compliant. ...
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Latest eBooks

Franklin International Titebond: Expanding Your Residential Service Department

Residential service programs often go unnoticed in the roofing industry. This is unfortunate because great service programs can garner referrals and create a dependable year-round income for contractors and their employees. Additionally, many homeowners do not have the time, tools or experience to completely take care of their homes themselves. Regular ...
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Latest Podcasts

Franklin - Darci Kunard - Sealing it Right: PVC Trim - POD

Darci Kunard - Sealing it Right: PVC Trim

S4:E25 Heidi J. Ellsworth, RCS president is off on another road trip with recurring RRT guest Darci Kunard with Titebond. Darci always has great information around sealants and caulking and in this podcast, they talk about the product adoption of PVC trim and the importance of using the right sealant. ...
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Franklin - Darci Metalcon RRT

Darci Kunard – Color Matching and Metal Roof Sealant

S3:E57 This week on Roofing Road Trips, Heidi visits with Darci Kunard from Franklin International/Titebond about the technology of color matching sealants. Established in 1935, Franklin International is among the largest privately held manufacturers of adhesives and sealants in the U.S. and well known for its Titebond brand. Darci, an experienced ...
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Franklin/Titebond - Darci Pod

Darci Kunard – Creating a Residential Service Program

S3:E29 This week on Roofing Road Trips, Heidi visits with Darci Kunard from Franklin International/Titebond on how residential roofing companies can create or expand residential service programs. Darci, an experienced marketer with a demonstrated history of success working in the building materials industry, shares how contractors can utilize products, like ...
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Latest Classifieds

Franklin International - Sidebar Ad - New Metal Roof Sealant

Try Our Metal Roof Sealant

Looking for Roofers who need a metal sealant solution for high and low temps. From 0 - 300 degrees, see how Weathermaster Metal Roof Sealant works by getting this sample kit that gives you two tubes to try in the cold or in the hot. Try it today.
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Franklin International - Sidebar Ad - DuraMaster Free Tube

Try Our DuraMaster Sealant!

Titebond DuraMaster Sealant is the FIRST elastomeric, water-based sealant with 100% joint movement*. This revolutionary sealant offers fantastic adhesion to most common building materials including: vinyl, metal, glass, wood, PVC, concrete, aluminum, and all types of siding. It spans gaps up to 2” wide, stays flexible, crackproof, paintable, and VOC-compliant. ...
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Buy Online - Franklin International - DuraMaster

Titebond® DuraMasterTM Sealant is the FIRST elastomeric sealant with 100% joint movement. This revolutionary sealant offers fantastic adhesion to most common building materials including: vinyl, metal, glass, wood, PVC, concrete, aluminum, and all types of siding. Ideal Applications Include: Interior & exterior Trim & crown molding Windows & doors Vinyl, aluminum, fiber cement siding Spans gaps ...
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Franklin International - Catridge and Sausage

Titebond® WeatherMaster™ Metal Roof Sealant is specifically formulated to outperform all other sealant technologies, including VOC solvent, silicones, tripolymers and urethanes. This superior polymer formula provides a weather-tight seal against water, wind, dust and dirt. It offers exceptional adhesion to Kynar™ coated metal materials, along with standard metal, aluminum, steel, ...
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Latest Videos

Franklin International Video Playlist

Franklin International Video Playlist

To learn more about Franklin International, visit their RCS Directory. See more videos on their YouTube channel. Titebond PVC Trim Adhesive and Sealant Titebond PVC Trim Adhesive is a one-component, advanced polymer adhesive sealant designed for a variety of PVC trim, moulding, deck railing and beadboard installations. It is a 2 ...
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