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Participating Companies

Featured Illinois Manufacturer:
Budnick Converting
About Company   Columbia, IL

Budnick Converting


Budnick Converting, Inc. engages in the sale and conversion of adhesive tapes and foams. The company's primary converting services include slitting, die-cutting, printing, spooling, adhesive coating, laminating, xyz axis table-top cutting, and waterjet and in-line laser cutting services. It offers services for various industries, including appliance, point-of-purchase, electronics, transportation, building supply, moving and storage, medical, and distributors. Budnick Converting, Inc. is a woman's owned enterprise. The company was founded in 1952 is based in Columbia, Illinois, near St. Louis, MO. The company has sales, distribution or converting locations in St. Louis, Kansas City, Chattanooga, Dallas, Atlanta and Tampa. It also has a joint venture converting company in Monterrey, Mexico.


Top products: Double Coated & Transfer Tapes, High Bond Tapes, Foam Tapes & Gaskets Packaging, Tapes Masking & Surface, Protection Duct Tapes Film, Foil & Electrical Tapes, Specialty Tapes & Misc. Products, Dispensers & Applicators


Special Capabilities: Precision Cutting, Die-Cutting, Slitting, Printing, Adhesive Coating, Finishing & Spooling, Prototyping, Inventory Management, Consulting/LEADR Process Reviews


Custom Converting

Contact Information:

Zach Heller



From earth moving equipment to automobiles; medical devices to consumer products, Illinois is home to 20,000 manufacturers employing nearly 600,000 people. 

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