American Biltrite Inc. has three primary operating divisions; the Tape Products Division (pressure sensitive adhesive tapes and protective films), American Biltrite Canada Ltd. (commercial flooring and performance sheet rubber), and K&M Associates L.P. (fashion jewelry and accessories). With over 100 years of product design and manufacturing excellence, American Biltrite products are recognized internationally for quality, value, and performance.
American Biltrite Divisions:
- The Tape Products Division provides a global customer base with a wide variety of specialized pressure sensitive tapes, films, and protective sheeting. It manufactures these by coating various substrates (paper, film, foil, nylon, polyester films, glass cloth, and others) using adhesive systems formulated with water and solvent-based materials. These products are manufactured in Moorestown, New Jersey and Lowell, Massachusetts, and marketed worldwide under American Biltrite and Ideal brands. The division operates converting facilities in Belgium, Italy and Singapore and sales offices in China, South Korea and Thailand. The divisions products are used in numerous markets including automotive and transportation; construction (HVAC, Insulation, Electrical); shoe/footwear; graphic arts, print and signage; and various other industrial and consumer applications. The division’s products are sold by a dedicated sales organization as well as select manufacturers’ representatives in North America, Europe, and Asia.
- American Biltrite (Canada) Ltd. manufactures and distributes commercial flooring and performance sheet rubber throughout North America. The flooring business primarily serves the healthcare, educational and institutional markets, offering resilient products with high aesthetics, great durability, low maintenance and excellent environmental qualities. The performance sheet rubber business supplies companies with materials for a host of industrial applications, in a broad range of elastomers, widths, sizes and gauges. The division has strong capabilities in R&D, technical expertise and product innovation, with an extensive network of distribution centers across North America.
- K&M Accessories is one of the United States’ largest suppliers of fashion jewelry, selling both branded and private label products to a wide range of retail customers. Its main office and distribution center are located in Providence, Rhode Island. K&M also has showrooms and offices in New York City and offices in two locations in China for logistics, quality control and product development support. K&M successfully serves all levels of retail trade in the U.S. and Canada from mass market to upper tier department stores and is a proud licensee of leading fashion brands are such as Guess®, V19.69 Italia®, Jessica McClintock™, and T Tahari®. K&M’s recognized marketplace strengths are its quality product, logistical expertise, and the most dynamic and talented design team in the industry.
American Biltrite was founded in 1908. Early product offerings included rubber heels and soles for shoes. Since its inception, successive generations of the Marcus family have provided corporate leadership and direction, focusing on the long-term success of the company, customers, and all stakeholders. American Biltrite Corporate offices are located in Wellesley Hills, Massachusetts.