Worcester, Massachusetts — October 3, 2014 — Saint-Gobain Abrasives is now the exclusive supplier of Intertape Polymer Groupâ€™s full line of American brand automotive tapes for the automotive aftermarket.
â€œIPG has built an unparalleled reputation as a manufacturer of high-quality tapes, which are all manufactured in the United States,â€ says Ron Cuccia, North American sales and marketing manager of automotive aftermarket sales for Saint-Gobain Abrasives. â€œThe combination of IPGâ€™s American-brand masking tapes with our Norton comprehensive product bundle and strong sales team provides both companiesâ€™ distribution network and end-users with enhanced solutions for the automotive aftermarket. IPGâ€™s dedication to excellence is consistent with the philosophy and objectives of Saint-Gobain Abrasives.â€
IPG has been supplying co-branded American/Norton tapes for several years. When inventory of these co-branded tapes is sold, sales will begin of solely American brand products by Saint-Gobain Abrasives and the Norton sales team.