Coatings & construction

Adhesives and Sealants

Adhesives are integral to our daily lives, offering essential bonding solutions that connect, secure, and enhance objects, ensuring convenience, safety, and innovation.
Discover our experts' advice on how to get the most out of adhesive formulations including hot melt, solvent-based, water-based, reactive and sealants.

Industries and applications

Paper & Board
Assembly & Other
Shoes splashing in water during mid-air jump
Footwear & Leather
Hot glue gun leaking glue onto a blue surface
Consumer & DIY
Building & Construction
Glue being placed on a wooden surface
Woodworking & Joinery

Meet our global team

Sérgio Cremonesi

Director Adhesives, Business Group Coatings & Construction 


Sergio Cremonesi drives the customer and principal growth of the business line Adhesives & Sealants globally. He collaborates closely with regional teams and business development to support the Coatings & Construction strategy. 
Sergio has more than 30 years of experience in the adhesives industry and his journey has encompassed roles as Technical Sales Manager and Product Manager. His dedication extends beyond his professional endeavours, with over 15 years of committed involvement in trade associations within the chemical industry.

Dave Gray  

Business Development Manager


Dave Gray holds the responsibility of overseeing the adhesive business in the United Kingdom and driving the growth of new supplier relationships. 
David has over two decades of experience as the Adhesive market manager in the UK. Prior to this, he spent over a decade in various technical roles within adhesive manufacturing. His extensive background is a testament to his deep knowledge and insights into this industry. His career has been marked by a strong emphasis on development and technical service for acrylic Pressure-Sensitive Adhesives (PSA). 

Cristina Vergani 

Application Technologist Adhesive & Sealants 


Cristina Vergani acts as the crucial link between IMCD's principals and customers. In her daily role, she conducts thorough testing of a wide range of adhesive technologies across diverse applications. Her proficiency is centred around assessing adhesive applications and creating new formulations. 
Before joining IMCD, Cristina accrued valuable experience while working with a prominent adhesive producer. During this time, her focus was on packaging adhesives, encompassing paper and plastic packaging, as well as pressure-sensitive applications like tapes, labels, and solutions for medical use. 

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