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Delta ModTech acquires Frontier Industrial Technology, combined strengths complement both brands

Evan Schiebout, Delta ModTech and Jerry Forbes, Frontier
Evan Schiebout, Delta ModTech and Jerry Forbes, Frontier

Headquartered in Towanda Pennsylvania, Frontier specializes in R&D and production equipment for coating and drying web converted materials in the paper, film, foil, textile, adhesive, and microelectronics industries.

Frontier has successfully developed custom coating and drying solutions for 28 years. Frontier President, Jerry Forbes states, “With decades of application knowledge and expertise in slot die design, coating processes and drying techniques, we look forward to partnering with Delta ModTech to support our customers in the innovation of new and existing converting applications.” Frontier’s world class Coating Technology Lab paves the way for production equipment by researching, developing and troubleshooting methods for coating and drying new or existing products. Delta’s engineering support, and manufacturing capabilities will complement Frontiers expertise in coating and drying systems.

The combination of Delta ModTech and Frontier provides complete turnkey solutions for existing and future customers. This partnership will improve solutions for customers across the diagnostics, transdermal, electrode, wound care, medical, pharmaceutical, security, label, and consumer industries. “We take a threefold approach to machine design and engineering that eliminates risk on behalf of the customer,” says President Dave Schiebout. “This design approach includes robust mechanics, proven software and full integration and service of each machine component. Because customer satisfaction is key, we welcome the opportunity to add Frontier’s full line of coating and drying technologies to new and existing systems and to provide the service and support that our customers expect.”