Made in Milwaukee

Copps Industries’ epoxies are holding it together

The epoxies made by Mequon-based Copps Industries Inc. are critical components in systems that most people walk past, use or drive by every day. However, most people don’t even know they’re there.

Copps Industries epoxies are used in industrial, manufacturing and related industries. The company develops and makes blends for the mining, construction, precast concrete, floor coating and related markets.

Since its beginnings in 1979, Copps Industries has made epoxies for the mining and aggregate industries. The company’s epoxies are used in rock crushers as a backing material, where they protect steel plates inside the crushers from the forces of rock and aggregate material being crushed into smaller pieces.

“This is a maintenance material, a disposable,” said Greg Palmer, Copps Industries’ vice president. “There are continuous maintenance issues if you’re crushing hard rock.”

Read more in the latest Made in Milwaukee profile in BizTimes Milwaukee.

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