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Keeping you joined to the solutions, technologies, and people of Adhesive Applications

All NEW Website. INNOVATIVE Products.

Oct, 2018

Adhesive Applications is proud to launch NEW website We have redesigned it with you in mind, implementing a user-friendly interface, simplifying product classifications, building a responsive product search tool, and providing all new product data sheets right on the website for your convenience.


Our current and prospective clients can now find more information about all our products online including our silicone tapes, PE foam tapes, transfer adhesives as well as acrylic & rubber tapes, right on our Products page.

The new Product Search Tool gives quick access to all product data sheets to make it easier for you to find what you want with just a single click.

Among the new features, the site contains a News page and integrated social media button for our LinkedIn page to foster improved communication with our clients. Connect with us on LinkedIn to receive all our corporate news, updated data sheets and new product launch announcements.

We hope you find the new website refreshing and easy to access information. Feel free to Contact Us, if you have any questions about our products & website or if you would like to receive a free sample.

Meet Adhesive Applications in Germany

Sept, 2018

Adhesive Applications, a leading manufacturer of pressure sensitive adhesive foam, film and transfer tapes, will be showcasing its latest innovations at Booth 100, Foam Expo Europe on October 16-18 in Hannover, Germany. Come join us at Foam Expo Europe Register here

“We are excited to show you some of the innovative solutions we have been working on and talking to customers to see how we can meet your needs.” said Bob LePere, our International Sales. “Adhesive Applications continues to grow and evolve everyday with new product offerings driven by our customer applications.”

In addition to Bob Lepere, Adhesive Application’s owner Mike Schaefer will be at Booth 100. Born in Germany, Mike speaks fluent German. “I’m looking forward to seeing our existing European customers and meeting new people” said Mike. Also in Booth 100 will be Judette Savino, Vice President of Sales and Marketing for Adhesive Applications; and Petra Schaefer, Principal.

We look forward to seeing you at Booth 100 in Hannover!

Judette Savino Promoted to Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Adhesive Applications

Aug, 2018

Adhesive Applications, a leading manufacturer of pressure sensitive adhesive foam, film and transfer tapes, has named Judette Savino Vice President of Sales and Marketing, effective immediately.
“Judette has done an outstanding job of growing our sales in her role as Vice President of Key Accounts and this promotion is an acknowledgement of the success she has achieved for us,” said Roopram Ramharack, President of Adhesive Applications, “In addition she has lead our team through the implementation of a variety of sales tools and programs to position us for future growth.”

In her new role, Judette will work with sales managers and with the Technical Team to set and achieve sales targets and market the Adhesive Applications competencies, products and solutions.

Judette joined the company in 1986 when it was called Stik-II, shortly after owner Michael Schaefer acquired it as part of the October Company. “Judette has been with what is now Adhesive Applications since my start with the company and she has been critical to our growth throughout the years,” said Michael, “It’s been a pleasure to watch both her and the organization grow and know she is part of our future.”

Judette served as International Sales Manager for Venture Tapes, a 3M Company, prior to rejoining Adhesive Applications in 2012. She served as a Board Member of the Gasket Fabricators Association (GFA) for six years and currently serves as Chair of the GFA Membership Committee. She holds a Business Degree from Bay Path College, and she is active in the local dance community. She lives in Northampton, Massachusetts with her husband Scott, her two sons and her dog, Chance. Her experience, expertise and knowledge has been and will always be an invaluable resource to the success of Adhesive Applications.

New Specialist. Top-notch Quality.

July, 2018

As part of our ongoing efforts to innovate, improve, and stretch, Adhesive Applications is pleased to bring Elisa Newman in to our organization as our Quality Specialist. She is responsible for all aspects of product quality, from inspection of incoming materials to finished goods. She reports to our Technical Director Rob Braiewa and will be working with our lab group.

Elisa brings great experience to her role here. Prior to joining us, she was a Quality Manager at Dietzgen Corporation, which manufactures and distributes precision coated paper, films and specialty substrates for digital imaging technologies. She headed the Application Lab for product development, resolved customer complaints, and tracked and analyzed quality control.

“Elisa brings a great combination of knowledge, talent and positive infectious energy. We are looking forward to her work to ensure we consistently deliver quality product to our customers,” says Mike Schaefer, Principal Owner of Adhesive Applications.

“Elisa will enable Adhesive Applications to build on current skills and continue to grow to meet the challenges our customers face,” says Rob Braiewa, “She has already become a great contributor to our team.”

Elisa has a Bachelor of Science degree in Business Management from Westfield State University and an Associate’s degree from Holyoke Community College in Business Management. She can be reached at