We are a leading full-service provider of engineered materials, specializing in the distribution, manufacturing, packaging, and dispensing of adhesives, sealants, surface treatments, paints and coatings, and more. Our team of experts builds off of a combined 140 year heritage in aerospace to fulfill the needs of thousands of customers across other high quality advanced manufacturing industries and in over 65 countries around the world.
GracoRoberts has supplied advanced engineering materials to the $685 billion global aerospace and defense industry for over a combined 200 years. The commercial aircraft order backlog is at its peak of more than 14,000—with about 38,000 aircraft expected to be produced globally over the next 20 years. GracoRoberts can provide specified material for tooling and release, metal process and fabrication, structure or composites assembly – offering the depth and breadth of solutions and support you require.
The $82 billion global commercial MRO sector of aerospace is a highly technology-driven and time-sensitive market with both in-house and increasingly outsourced service delivery. The global MRO market is expected to grow by 4.6% per annum to $118B by 2027. Complete with a world-class ecommerce platform and thousands of in-stock products, GracoRoberts supplies advanced material solutions to this segment of the market – focusing on speed and efficiency to support your maintenance, repair, and overhaul operations.
The two trillion global auto parts and accessories market along with the $369 billion automotive aftermarket requires specialty chemical solutions for composite development, environmental protection, and new technologies. The electric vehicle market, a burgeoning subsegment of OEM, is projected to grow at 3.9% CAGR over next five years. Our Resin Formulators line of epoxy resins can provide adhesion, encapsulation, filament winding, and potting for your automotive manufacturing needs.
The increasing demand for lightweight materials in the aerospace and automotive industry will impact the growth of the global composite materials market – estimated to be $38 billion by 2023. Other key drivers for growth include the demand for corrosion and chemical resistance materials in the construction industry along with the demand for electrical resistivity and flame-retardant materials in the electrical and electronics industry. Our world-class selection of epoxy resins and other specialty chemicals for composites manufacturing are in-stock and available.
The global recreational boat market is expected to reach revenues of more than $50 billion by 2023, and boat repair and maintenance needs will grow in tandem due to rising disposable income and consumer confidence. Specialty chemicals are required for the adhesion, sealing, and surface protection of all watercraft and our Resin Formulators brand of epoxy resins have answered that need in the marine industry for decades.
The medical device manufacturing market is a 41.3 billion market this year, with an annual growth rate of 2.7%. The segment will experience booming growth as the elderly population increases and technological advancements progress. To keep pace with consumer demand, we offer a portfolio of specialty chemicals used in the manufacturing of medical devices that are high-quality, readily available, and competitively priced.
With an extensive product portfolio from leading manufacturers and a team of custom formulators who will develop and deliver exactly what you need, when you need it, we remain nimble to stay on the leading edge of materials applications across a variety of electronics industry segments. From in-stock chemical solutions manufactured by 3M, Henkel, and Momentive, to RF 2869, Resin Formulators’ silver-filled epoxy adhesive, and everything in between, we offer innovative off-the-shelf and specialty solutions that optimize your design flexibility by providing the performance characteristics you demand.
The electric vehicle market is expected to grow at an astonishing 22.3% CAGR over next five years. It’s estimated that electric vehicles will make up 54% of new car sales by 2040, representing 33% of the global car fleet. The manufacturing of plug-in, battery powered, and hybrid models will continue to benefit from sealants and adhesives. Sealants and adhesives are readily used for thermal management and conductivity; inhibition of noise, vibration and harshness; corrosion protection; and improved manufacturing efficiencies via robotic application. Our own Resin Formulators products and specialty packaging are innovative, cost-effective options for your EV manufacturing needs.
The sporting goods market continues to grow as new and innovative products are made to support athletic participation and healthy living. The global sports equipment market is expected to reach $82 billion by the end of 2023, attributed to increases in e-commerce. Our Resin Formulators line of epoxy resins has been solving your manufacturing challenges for years.