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(R) 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(R) glues, adhesives, and sealants for use in home construction, general repairs, woodworking, and flooring installation. Titebond(R) WeatherMaster(TM) 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(TM) 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.