Valco Melton celebrates 70th year providing and innovating sustainable solutions

Seventy years ago, in 1952, Valco Cincinnati established itself as a prominent adhesive dispensing systems manufacturer. Renamed Valco Melton in 2008, the Valco Cincinnati, Inc Gluing and Quality Assurance Systems Business, has since become a leading manufacturer of adhesive dispensing and quality inspection equipment.

Across its suite of services, Valco Melton leverages best-in-class technology, innovation, and solutions to drive increased value for its customers. Today, Valco Melton celebrates its longevity, growth, and success supporting adhesive applications and quality assurance across 12 industries for the past seven decades.

Starting as one company with only 50 employees, Valco Melton’s brand and technical service now expands across 96 countries and employs a workforce of nearly 600 people worldwide. To better serve its customers over the years, Valco Melton has acquired related businesses to expand its profile including:

  • 2001 acquisition of Van Sales Corporation – VanSco Products.
  • 2006 acquisition of Melton, a hot melt equipment manufacturer in Spain – Corporate name changes to Valco Melton.
  • 2011 acquisition of ClearVision – a Canadian company dedicated to quality assurance systems.
  • 2014 acquisition of GMS who specialises in the converting and graphic arts industries.
  • 2015 VanSco and GMS consolidate.
  • 2016 acquisition of ERO who specialises in gluing and quality assurance for the paper converting industries.

“For us, the customer always comes first,” says Greg Amend, CEO. “Everything we do from product development to acquisitions to service; we do with our customer’s best interest in mind. We go above and beyond to provide our customers with a solution that fits their needs while maintaining the utmost quality and customer support.”

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