The Benefits of a Mylar Film Backing on Foam Tape

The Benefits of a Mylar Film Backing on Foam Tape

April 11, 2023

Benefits of a Mylar Film Backing on Foam Tape   If you’re looking for a strong, reliable, and durable tape for your next project, then you should consider Pres-On’s foam tape with a mylar film backing. Our specialized designed offers superior adhesion and long-term durability, making it the perfect choice for a variety of applications. What […]

Getting the Best Seal on Heat Induction Cap Liners

Getting the Best Seal on Heat Induction Cap Liners

March 23, 2023

Heat induction seal cap liners are a great way to keep products safe. They provide an airtight seal on a closure that helps prevent leaking or spilling and the introduction of contaminants. A good seal can also preserve product freshness. Pres-On offers several different types of heat induction seals, but the most popular are foil one-piece […]

Acrylic Based vs Rubber Based PSA

March 14, 2023

Types of Pressure Sensitive Adhesives Pressure sensitive adhesives (PSAs) are an incredibly versatile and widely used adhesive material. Many of these adhesives are based either on acrylics or rubber. Choosing which type of PSA to use often depends on the application. Acrylics and rubber adhesives have a number of distinct differences that should be considered […]

Open Cell vs Closed Cell Foam

Open Cell vs Closed Cell Foam

February 28, 2023

Open Cell vs Closed Cell Foam: Understanding the Differences   When looking for a foam product, choosing the cell type best suited for your application is your first step. There are two types to choose from: open cell or closed cell foam.  But what are the differences between the two? Which cell type works better […]

Automatic Cap Liner Extraction

Automatic Cap Liner Extraction

February 27, 2023

Pres-On Automatic Cap Liner Extraction With an increase in demand, Pres-On is now offering automatic cap liner extraction services! Coupled with Pres-On’s cap liner insertion service, Pres-On can be your one-stop-shop for replacing cap liners and the perfect partner for contract manufacturing. These turn-key solutions are ideal for replacing caps with the wrong or bad […]

Pres-On Exihibiting at the 2023 AHR Expo in Atlanta

January 16, 2023

Visit Pres-On at the 2023 AHR Expo from Feb 6th-8th in Atlanta, GA – Booth #B439 In early February, Pres-On will join over 1,700 exhibiting companies in Atlanta, Georgia for the 2023 AHR Expo. The AHR Expo will take place from February 6th through the 8th at the Georgia World Congress Center. Professionals from across […]

Technical Bulletin – What is Surface Energy

June 10, 2022

Understanding Surface Energy of a substrate may be important when selecting the high bond adhesive. The surface energy of a substrate can be classified as High, Medium, or Low. —- Low Surface Energy (LSE) are substrates that are more difficult for adhesive to stick. For example: Teflon™ (PTFE), a polymer designed to have a “non-stick” […]

Technical Bulletin – Cap Sizes

Technical Bulletin – Cap Sizes

April 25, 2022

Trying to understand what size liner you need for your “24-410 cap”? What does the 24 mean? What does the 410 mean? How do I find the right size cap liner? It may seem like there are endless cap manufactures and endless options of caps to fit your bottle. At Pres-On we understand that our […]

Cap Liner Insertion Quote Request

April 14, 2022

Pres-On’s state of the art automatic cap lining machine allows Pres-On to line your caps with industry leading cap liner materials.  Choose from heat induction foil seals, pressure seals, and PE foam liners.  Pres-On offers turn-key solutions to cap lining.            

Liners: Custom Containers, Bottles, & Caps

February 15, 2021

Standard and Custom Size Cap Liners and Seals

Spooling: Long Length Foam Tape Spooling

October 23, 2020

Spooling: Long Length Foam Tape Spooling   For many years, Pres-On has been offering customizable solutions such as long length foam tape spools. Up to 4,000 feet long!  We offer a variety of different thickness, width, and length combinations. We can customize the diameter and roll width to work with your machine set up. Please […]

Pres-On Culture and Customer Experience – View us on YouTube!

September 9, 2016

Pres-On Culture and Customer Experience View us on YouTube! September 9, 2016 In 2016, Pres-On has made a commitment to our staff by providing an opportunity to tell their stories – stories about their passion, their skills, their lives and aspirations, resulting in a series of YouTube videos to be released over the next few […]

Pres-On Features HVAC Foam Gasketing Tape Solutions at 2016 AHR Expo

January 20, 2016

Pres-On Features HVAC Foam Gasketing Tape Solutions at 2016 AHR Expo Housing science, service, and deep application expertise within a single state-of-the-art manufacturing facility enables Pres-On to more efficiently provide adhesive product solutions to HVAC customers.     BOLINGBROOK, IL – January 18, 2016 – Pres-On will exhibit HVAC specific solutions at the 2016 AHR […]

Pres-On to Showcase Industry-Leading Cap Liners and Seals at National Association of Container Distributors 2015 Fall Expo

September 17, 2015

Pres-On, a full-service manufacturer whose cap liners and seals are used in some of the world’s most popular consumer products, will join more than 300 companies attending the National Association of Container Distributors 2015 Fall Expo, October 14 through 15, 2015 at the Renaissance Concourse Atlanta Airport. Since 1925, the NACD has been committed to the distribution of quality packaging components by establishing the market connection between manufacturers/ producers and users. Pres-On joined NACD as a Supporting Supplier earlier this year.

Pres-On to Showcase Innovative Adhesive Product Solutions for the Glass Industry at 2015 GlassBuild America: Booth 2817

August 6, 2015

Pres-On, a full-service manufacturer that takes materials from the adhesive coating stage to converting and finished-part processes, will join nearly 425 companies exhibiting at GlassBuild America, September 16-18, 2015 at the Georgia World Conference Center in Atlanta. GlassBuild America is the premier conference for the glass, window and door industries in North America. The conference includes world-class seminars, educational programs and exhibits to feature emerging technologies, industry trends and market updates. GlassBuild America partners with many leading industry associations, including the National Glass Association, which counts Pres-On as a member.

Pres-On Receives 2015 Best of Bolingbrook Award

May 6, 2015

Pres-On has been selected for the 2015 Best of Bolingbrook Award in the Manufacturing category by the Bolingbrook Award Program. Each year, the Bolingbrook Award Program identifies companies that we believe have achieved exceptional marketing success in their local community and business category. These are local companies that enhance the positive image of small business through service to their customers and our community. These exceptional companies help make the Bolingbrook area a great place to live, work and play.

Pres-On Launches New Website

February 24, 2015

Pres-On, an innovative manufacturer of custom adhesive coatings, gaskets, and laminations – has launched a new website ( to help customers identify the ideal products and solutions for their business. “The updated reinforces our pledge to provide the highest quality products and best customer service experience possible,” said Henry J. Gianatasio, CEO of Pres-On.

Pres-On ShurStep® Helps “Get A Grip” to Maintain Sanitary Conditions and Provide Convenience Throughout the Home

January 21, 2015

Pres-On, a leading manufacturer of innovative custom adhesives, announced today that the newly launched Get A Grip household product effectively eliminates the contamination that can occur when drying towels fall to the floor from a kitchen rack, stove handle, or bathroom towel bar with the help of their ShurStep® Non-Skid Abrasive Tape.

Pres-On Exhibits Competitive HVAC Foam Gasketing Tape Solutions at 2015 AHR Expo: Booth 6822

December 22, 2014

Pres-On will be one of the 2,000 companies exhibiting HVAC specific solutions at the upcoming 2015 AHR Expo, occurring January 26th through 28th at McCormick Place in Chicago, Illinois. The AHR Expo is considered to be the world’s largest HVACR marketplace, showcasing hundreds of new products and the very latest in technology to give professionals the products, knowledge, and supplier relationships needed to achieve a more profitable business.

Pres-On Exhibiting Reliable Alternatives to Traditional Fasteners at the 2014 National Industrial Fastener & Mill Supply Expo: Booth 1236

September 16, 2014

Pres-On, known for full-service converting capabilities and innovative adhesive product offerings, will be one of the more than 600 companies exhibiting at the National Fastener & Mill Supply Expo, October 22-24, 2014 at the Las Vegas Sans Expo Center.

Pres-On Exhibiting Innovative Industry-Specific Solutions at 2014 GlassBuild America: Booth 2405

August 7, 2014

Pres-On, known for full-service converting capabilities and start-to-finish quality control, will be one of the more than 400 companies exhibiting at GlassBuild America, September 9-11, 2014 at the Las Vegas Convention Center. GlassBuild America is the premier conference for the glass, window and door industries in North America. Over 110,000 square feet of action packed exhibit space is dedicated to presenting the latest trends, demonstrations, and world-class seminars and educational programs.

Pres-On Enhances Manufacturing Capabilities, Tailoring to the Unique Needs of Its Customers

May 26, 2014

Midwestern manufacturer Pres-On, consistently receives praise, due in part, to a rare willingness to shape internal processes and capabilities to meet an individual account's specific needs. Since the relocation of the Company's three divisions: Tape & Gasket, Mounting Boards, and Cap Liner to a single consolidated headquarters in the Fall of 2012, Pres-On continues to push themselves to find smarter ways to operate their business and keep their customers coming back time and time again.

Pres-On Expands to Larger Headquarters in Bolingbrook, Illinois to Accommodate Demand for Adhesive-Coated Products

August 1, 2012

Pres-On, an American manufacturer of industrial foam tapes and gaskets, today announced the relocation of its headquarters from Addison, Illinois to Bolingbrook, Illinois, effective September 4, 2012. The relocation is part of the Company's previously announced merging of three separate divisions into one centralized operation.

Pres-On Matting Prevents Slips, Deadens Workplace Noise

April 20, 2010

Pres-On high-traction mats enhance safety in the workplace when applied to floors, ladders, running boards, step stools or dozens of other locations. Textured to prevent dangerous slip-and-falls, the matting also features an extra-dense composition that deadens workplace noise to add to employee comfort and productivity.

Pres-On Separator Pads Protect Glass During Shipping

March 18, 2010

When the job calls for the safe handling of fragile glass, windows, doors, and mirrors, Pres-On separator pads offer superior protection to employees and products.

Pres-On Gaskets Prevent Damage to Lighting Fixtures

March 9, 2010

Pres-On, a leading manufacturer of industrial tapes and gaskets, has published a free guide detailing its full line of protective gasket solutions engineered specifically to seal out rain, ozone, dust and other environmental elements from lighting fixtures.

Pres-On High-Performance Acrylic Adhesive Holds to Wood, Painted Surfaces and Plastics

February 8, 2010

Pres-On, a leading manufacturer of industrial tapes and gaskets, is now offering a new "free film" acrylic adhesive for OEM's who require the immediate adhesion of materials during assembly, including difficult to attach woods, foams, fabric, painted surfaces, and plastics.

Pres-On Spooling Equipment Lowers Converting Costs with Longer Runs, Improves OEM Productivity

January 29, 2010

Pres-On, a leading manufacturer of industrial tapes and gaskets, is one of the first converters in America to offer its customers the profit-building advantages of "extreme length" foam tape spooling.

Pres-On Translucent Tape Provides Superior Bond Between Glass and Other Clear Materials

December 14, 2009

Pres-On, a leading supplier and innovator in adhesive products, is offering contractors and manufacturers its new PHB1000 translucent acrylic pressure-sensitive tape, designed to provide a uniform high-bond between virtually any substrate, including intricate shapes, glass and other clear materials.

Pres-On To Showcase Latest Tape and Gasket Solutions for HVAC Industry at AHR Expo 2010

December 4, 2009

Pres-On, a leading manufacturer of tape and gasket materials, announced today it will be displaying at the AHR Expo, the world's largest HVAC&R marketplace, in booth 5015.

Pres-On® Foam Tape Helps Manufacturers Build Protection into Outdoor Enclosures

November 16, 2009

Pres-On, a leader in adhesive tapes and gaskets, is helping manufacturers of outdoor enclosures achieve added customer satisfaction with the introduction of its new S-500 and S-700 silicone foam tapes.

Pres-On Molded Bumpers Securely Protect Equipment, Furniture and Appliances from Damage

November 9, 2009

Pres-On has published an application guide for OEMs to its extensive line of protective molded bumpers. Manufacturers seeking to increase customer satisfaction will appreciate the bumpers' ability to protect virtually any product from nicks, scratches and scuffs.

Pres-On Names MEH Sales Ltd. as Manufacturing Representative in Eastern Canada

November 1, 2009

Pres-On, a leading manufacturer of tape and gasket materials, announced today its partnership with MEH Sales Ltd. to provide a professional sales presence in Eastern Canada.

Pres-On Die Cut Tapes and Gaskets Improve Efficiency of OEM Assembly Applications

October 14, 2009

Pres-On, a leading supplier and innovator in adhesive products, has expanded its in-house die-cutting capabilities of gaskets and tapes used in the assembly of furniture, vehicles, consumer electronics and countless other products.

Pres-On Curb Tape Assures Superior Sealing of A/C Units

August 24, 2009

Pres-On, the HVAC industry's leader in adhesive gaskets and tapes, has introduced a line of contractor-grade Curb Tapes specifically designed to seal roof curbs to A/C units, preventing rain, moisture and dust from damaging their increasingly sensitive electronics.

Pres-On Offers Free HVAC Sample Kit

July 31, 2009

For more than half a century, Pres-On has worked closely with the HVAC Industry to develop specialized products that securely bond metal-to-metal, seal joints and seams, dampen vibration and noise, and provide superior insulation.

New Tape Exhibits Outstanding Sealing Qualities Yet is Lightweight and Flexible

June 18, 2009

Pres-On, one of the world's leading sources of advanced adhesive product technology, today introduced a new semi-closed cell crushed EPDM tape that combines the flexibility of a standard open cell foam tape with the outstanding sealing qualities of closed cell foam tapes.

Pres-On Launches Completely Redesigned Website

April 29, 2009

Pres-On has launched a brand new customer-focused website highlighting the company's extensive line of science-based adhesive tapes and gasketing materials. The new site markedly ensures the ability of Pres-On customers to find the exact tape they need from their full complement of adhesive products.

Pres-On Silicone Tape Seals Out Moisture, Dust & UV Rays, Plus Resists Temperature Extremes

March 16, 2009

Silicone foam tape from Pres-On combines the lightness of foam with the heavy-duty sealing of sponge rubber. Used in virtually every industry, including HVAC, automotive, lighting and aerospace, the tapes have proven withstand temperature extremes (-25°F to 300°F) while also sealing out dust, moisture, ozone, UV rays and driven rain.

New Separator Pads Protect Glass From Breakage During Shipping, Leave No Adhesive Residue

March 2, 2009

Glass, windows, doors and mirrors are difficult to ship without breakage or scratching. Standard adhesive separator pads designed to protect them often leave behind messy residue, tarnishing the product's appearance.

Pres-On Expands Line of Pre-Cut Cap Liners To Better Serve Packaging Industry

February 9, 2009

Pres-On, a leading manufacturer of adhesive products, today announced it has expanded its line of pre-cut cap liners to include several new types to better meet the varied needs of the packaging industry.

Pres-On ShurStep™ Provides Safe, Affordable Flooring

January 30, 2009

Of the estimated 3.8 million disabling injuries each year in the work force,15 percent are due to slips, trips, or falls, which account for 12 to 15 percent of all Workers' Compensation costs.

Pres-On High Bond Tapes Streamline OEM Assemblies

January 28, 2009

Pres-On, a leader in industrial adhesive products, today introduced its PHB line of high bond acrylic foam tapes featuring an extremely durable, weather-resistant design for use in a variety of OEM applications, ranging from automotive and marine to signage and construction of windows and doors. The new tapes all feature excellent weathering properties and exhibit the ability to reduce and dampen vibration, sound and shock.

Pres-On Setting Blocks Allow Manufacturers to Add Protection & Value to Window Production

December 23, 2008

Pres-On®, a leading supplier of adhesive-backed industrial products, now offers windows manufacturers a new addition to its increasingly popular adhesive solutions family with the introduction of a heavy-duty line of setting blocks in commercial-grade silicone, neoprene or EPDM.

Pres-On High Bond Foam Tape Replaces Spot Welds, Screws and Rivets, Creates Sleeker Designs

November 13, 2008

Pres-On®, a leading supplier of adhesive-backed industrial products, today introduced its PHB Series of high-bond acrylic foam tapes that deliver the necessary strength to replace spot welds, screws, mechanical fasteners, and rivets in a wide variety of products, resulting in sleeker designs and lower assembly costs.

Pres-On Closed Cell Foam Tape is Clean, Waste-Free Substitute for Liquid Sealants

October 9, 2008

Pres-On®, a leading supplied of adhesive-backed industrial products, today introduced new PF-1400 low-density, closed cell polyethylene foam tape. A clean, waste-free alternative to liquid sealant, PF-1400 offers excellent weatherability in a wide temperature range.

Pres-On Shur-Step Non-Skid Tape Prevents Slip-Fall Accidents

August 20, 2008

According to the U.S. Department of Labor, 15 percent of incidental workplace deaths are caused by slips, trips and falls, second only to traffic accident fatalities. Slips, trips and falls account for 15 to 20 percent of all workers' compensation costs.

Pres-On® Urethane Foam Tape Provides Excellent Cushioning & Gasketing in Variety of Applications

July 9, 2008

Pres-On, a leading manufacturer of quality adhesive solutions, is bringing added convenience, performance and economy to OEM's with a new line of high-density, open cell urethane foam tapes that exhibit excellent cushioning characteristics to isolate vibrations, along with an absorbent property to trap moisture, light, dust and contaminants.

Pres-On® P4500 Window Glazing Tape Offers OEMs Permanent Bond for Superior Weather-Resistance

March 12, 2008

New Pres-Bond™ P4500 glazing tape from Pres-On helps make window fabrication easier, faster and more reliable for manufacturers. This AAMA-approved cross-linked, closed cell polyethylene foam tape is double-sided with a high-tack acrylic adhesive that permanently bonds to wood, aluminum, stainless steel and PVC window frames.

Pres-On Ultra-Narrow Silicone Tape Saves Time In Assembly of Appliances and Consumer Electronics

January 17, 2008

To meet the assembly requirements of manufacturers of appliances, electronics, lighting and other products, Pres-On is now offering its popular S-600 Silicone Tape slit-cut into narrow 3/16-inch widths and pre-packaged onto a common core. Set side-by-side on a spool, the tape is fast and easy for line workers to remove and apply, eliminating several steps in the process and reducing tape waste.

Pres-On Tapes Leverage Closed Cell EPDM for Excellent Water Tightness & Chemical Resistance

October 30, 2007

Pres-On, a leading innovator in industrial tape and gasketing solutions, today introduced a new line of general-purpose tapes that deliver optimum resistance against water, chemicals, ozone and oxidation.

Versatile Pres-On Polyethylene Foam Tape Excellent for Glazing, Gasketing & Glass Separation

September 18, 2007

For window glazing, furniture bumper protection, and industrial gasketing applications, Pres-On offers its versatile PF1600, a polyethylene cross-linked foam tape single-coated with a rubber-based pressure-sensitive adhesive that demonstrates exceptional high tack and high sheer.

New Pres-On® Acrylic Adhesive Has High-Initial Grab For Improved Assembly, Mounting and Laminating

April 17, 2007

Pres-On, a leader in the development of industrial adhesive tapes and gaskets, today introduced its new FFVSA Acrylic Adhesive to help OEMs and assembly operations improve productivity and end-user satisfaction.

About Pres-On

Headquartered in Bolingbrook, Illinois, Pres-On is an innovative manufacturer of custom adhesive coatings, gaskets, and laminations serving a wide-range of major industrial markets. Founded in 1949, Pres-On has been family-owned and operated for over 70 years.

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