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60 YEARS

In 1961, Lester T. Russell, the acknowledged inventor of the process for applying PTFE to fiberglass fabric, founded Taconic in Petersburgh, NY. The goal for the company? Develop a line of advanced engineered composite materials for use in diverse markets. Today, we are proud to be celebrating our 60th anniversary in business! Over the past

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Technical Support

Alongside local Sales Managers, Taconic’s Technical Support Staff provide customers with pre and post-sale services to maximize belt life and production line efficiency. In Europe, Taconic’s David Schofield is here to help and advise on product selection, application suitability, belt design, and guide systems. David has 20+ years of industry experience. Areas of focus include:

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Quick Freeze Belts

Did you know that Taconic’s fabrics can also be used in extreme cold applications as well as at high temperatures? A new focus for Taconic PTFE belting involves quick freezing of food products. Many of the foods you find in restaurants, grocery stores and in your home freezer (meats, fruits, and vegetables) are prepared in

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Taconic US welcomes Rob Wilkins – new Product Sales Manager

Taconic welcomes Rob Wilkins, Product Sales Manager, to the U.S. Sales Team! Rob has a Bachelor’s degree from the University of California and brings over 20 years of previous sales experience to his new role. For the last decade, Rob has been selling and installing belting in the textiles industry. Rob is excited about bringing

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Employee Highlight: Tim Connelly – PSA Tapes Manager

Taconic has long been recognized globally for its specialty coated fabrics and belting materials. Extraordinary work has also been done in building an impressive range of pressure sensitive tape products which are used in 20+ industries and demanding environments. To further support Taconic’s product, industry, and application portfolios, Tim Connelly’s role as PSA Tapes Product

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