Adhesives Research is one of the world's leading developers of pressure-sensitive adhesives, tapes, coatings, specialty films and laminates. The company serves the medical, pharmaceutical, electronic, brand protection, industrial, and pulp and paper sectors. Founded in 1961, Adhesives Research provides disk drives, handheld devices, semiconductors and displays. The company offers technical textiles, as well as window fabrication, bonding and assembly services. Its wholly owned subsidiary, ARx, is a developer and supplier of drug and biopharmaceutical delivery materials. Adhesives Research also operates ARmark Authentication Technologies, which focuses provides covert markers to prevent brand theft, trademark infringement, piracy, counterfeiting and forgery. The company has sales, marketing and representative offices in Germany, Singapore, China, Japan, Korea and Taiwan. Serving several Fortune 1000 companies, it provides bonding and splicing services.