As we conclude our series highlighting the storied history of ABI's 110 years of business, we'd like to thank you for following along on our journey. We hope you enjoyed a peek into the past and we're looking forward to the future with a few words from Michel Merkx, our Vice President and General Manager.

“The long and strong past of American Biltrite is a terrific foundation for our future prospects. ABI Tape is a global team committed to creating the highest value for our customers with customized tape solutions. We work with integrity, through team and community spirit and with the highest regard for safety and environmental standards.”

“Our ambitious growth targets the Automotive, Graphics, HVAC, Protective film, Electrical and Shoe/Leather Goods markets are designed with the customer at the forefront.”

“We continue to improve and invest in new technologies and manufacturing processes, but these targets and plans can only be achieved when you have the right people. Guess what…. we do! ABI/Ideal Tape has the best associates. Competent, Caring and Driven. ABI Tape is not only excited about the future. We are the future. In the words of Sir Winston Churchill: ‘History will be kind to us for we intend to write it.’”

-          - Michel Merkx, Vice President and General Manager

 

Take a look back through the series:

ABI Celebrates 110 Years of Business

110 Years of ABI: Expansion and Diversification

110 Years of ABI: Boston Woven Hose and a Tale of Tape

110 Years of ABI: ABI Tape Takes on the World

110 Years of ABI: Headquarters and High Standards

110 Years of ABI: Birth of the Brands

110 Years of ABI: The Safety Transformation