Rohm and Haas has acquired the flexible packaging adhesives business of Technical Coatings, a subsidiary of Benjamin Moore & Co, of New Jersey. The purchase price was not disclosed.

Technical Coatings’ flexible packaging adhesives business includes development, production and distribution of cold seal adhesives, marketed under the Coseal brand. They are used mainly in the food and medical industries in North America.

“This bolt-on acquisition gives us a position in the fast growing cold seal market. It is a critical addition to our portfolio, in line with our goal to be a total solutions provider to packaging converters,” says

Nick Gutwein, vp and global business director of the Adhesives and Sealants Business. The Technical Coatings business will be integrated into the Packaging and Converting strategic business unit of Rohm and Haas’ Adhesives and Sealants business.