Permatex | ITW Corporation

Permatex-logo Permatex was founded in 1909 as a maker of shellac for bonding bicycle tires to their rims. Today, its range of products encompasses adhesives and sealants as well as hand cleaners, automotive appearance products and fuel additives. Permatex currently operates in the United States, Canada, Mexico, and the U.K. and exports products to more than 85 countries around the world. North American operations include the world headquarters in Hartford, Connecticut and a state-of-the-art manufacturing, distribution, and technical center located in Solon, Ohio.

Since 1909, Permatex has been an acknowledged leader in the development of innovative new products and services for the automotive aftermarket. Our goal is to be a one-stop solution center for Do-it-yourselfers and Professional Technicians.

The company's extensive product line includes Permatex adhesives and sealants, Fast Orange hand cleaners, No-Touch automotive appearance products, and NOS performance-enhancing fuel additives.
Versachem is brand name under the Permatex company that offers quality products at a value. This encompasses a complete line of products used in the repair and maintenance of engines and motorized vehicles. Versachem also offers a value on many general maintenance related products.

ITW Performance Polymers has acquired Permatex, Inc., a well-known producer of sealants, adhesives, and other products for the worldwide automotive aftermarket and the industrial maintenance and repair market. The company made this purchase at the same it was in the process of acquiring Wynn Oil from Parker Hannafin, as announced on Jan. 4 2005.