Sealing the Deal with tesa® Tape

We are excited to be mentioned on the tesa® website in a Featured Case Study for a successful sealing application.  In this case study, we were able to work with tesa® to provide our customer with a critical sealing gasket for their environmental freezer.

Check out the Featured Case Study! 

tesa® has a wide range of adhesive materials.  tesa® has been a long time supplier who we work very well with in many industries.

This Material can Stand the Heat: Polyimide

Marian converts many forms of Polyimide Material.  Why is it used so often?  It has the ability to maintain its physical, mechanical and electrical capabilities at a very wide range of temperatures.  It possesses the highest UL 95 flammability rating: V-0.  Polyimide film can be easily laminated with PSA and converted to a custom shape.  Common examples of the material are:  Apical, Kapton, UPILEX, VTEC PI, Norton TH and Kaptrex.

Common Applications:

  • Automotive sensor and manifolds
  • Insulating circuit boards
  • Etching
  • Fiber Optics Cable
  • High temperature powder coating
  • Semiconductor manufacturing
  • Wave soldering during circuit board assembly

Download the Marian’s Polyimide Brochure

Strategies in Light Convention & LED Lighting Solutions

In 2 weeks Marian will be heading out to Santa Clara, CA to exhibit at the 2014 Strategies in Light Convention.  We are excited for the opportunity to join many of the LED industry’s top global suppliers to exhibit our unique and innovative offerings in this industry.




Marian’s global presence, unique capabilities and material expertise makes them one of the top suppliers of die cut materials to the LED industry.

If you are planning to attend the Strategies in Light show, please visit us in Booth 829.


CONTACT US for a free exhibit pass.

Marian Shenzhen Now Certified: ISO 14001:2004, OHSAS 18001:2007

Marian Shenzhen, a proud member of the Marian family of companies, is happy to announce that they were recently certified to ISO 14001:2004 – Environmental Management and OHSAS 18001:2007 Occupational Health and Safety Management standards.   Marian Shenzhen President Dave Robinson stated, “We believe that these 2 certifications demonstrate Marian’s ongoing commitment to improving the environment and to keeping employee health and safety as the top priority at our factory.”  Click here to download the certification documents.

Marian Shenzhen opened in February 2010 in Da Lang, Longhua Shenzhen.  Marian Shenzhen has full manufacturing capabilities including clean room processing.


Marian (Shenzhen) Co., Ltd.
Floor 2, Building 3
Chaohuilou Technology Industrial Park
180 Huating Road, Da Lang Longhua
Shenzhen, Guangdong China 518109


t 86 755 2967 0073
f 86 755 2967 0074

Employee Appreciation Day

Today, Monday January 27th, is our monthly Employee Appreciation Day.  Lunch is prepared and provided to employees.  This is one of many unique aspects of the Marian Culture that make it a great place to work.


Marian was recently recognized in this press release written by Express Employment Professionals for the unique measures they take to create a positive work environment.

Marian Presents at 3M EMD National Sales Meeting

On January 22nd, in Austin TX, Marian took the opportunity to present at the 3M Electrical Markets Division National Sales Meeting.  Marian highlighted the 3M EMD materials that are most commonly utilized in the converting industry.  Marian also highlighted the associated applications that are commonly seen with these materials.

Marian appreciated this opportunity and is confident that this will further strengthen our relationship with 3M.


Craig Carrol, with Marian Fort Worth, presents to the 3M EMD team.

3M™ Flame Barrier FRB Series

We are highlighting this innovative material from 3M™ because of its unique properties and its ability to enhance your applications.

The 3M™ Flame Barrier FRB Series is a flexible insulation for OEM electrical flame barrier applications.  The material is easily slit, die-cut and/or laminated to fit the requirements of your specific design.

Key Material Characteristics
•    UL 94 5VA flame rating
•    Excellent ignitability resistance
•    Excellent arc and track resistance
•    Good dielectric strength
•    Thermal index of 130°C
•    Very light weight and thin, saving cost and weight in final application
•    Available in white and black for optimal optical and aesthetic results

•    General purpose lighting luminaires (including LEDs)
•    Electric and hybrid vehicles (between batteries, power converters, etc.)
•    Appliances (vacuum cleaners, slow cookers, etc.)
•    Electrical devices

Contact us today for a sample.

Visit the 3M Site to learn more about this material.  Download the data sheet on our data sheets page.

Looking for a Surface Protection Solution?

Looking for a surface protection solution?  Look no further!  Marian offers materials and manufacturing capabilities to create custom solutions for a variety of surface protection applications.

APPLICATION STORY – Die Cut Protective Tape for a Plastic Molded Cover for an Alarm System Control Module
This application story provides an example of Marian’s expertise with surface protection materials and manufacturing offerings to create custom solutions that meet customer’s needs.  Read more…



  • Surface protection films
  • Adhesives and tapes
  • Foams

Surfaces that can be protected

  • Metals
  • Plastics
  • Optics
  • Coated and painted surfaces
  • Glass
  • Low Surface Energy substrates


  • Final product protection
  • Protection during manufacturing and processing
  • Masking
  • Interior and exterior use

Marian manufacturing capabilities


CONTACT US for more information, a material sample or a quote.

Marian Chicago

Marian Chicago Expands

In late 2013, Marian Chicago acquired neighboring building, 400 Wegner Drive in West Chicago to accommodate the rapid growth they have experienced in 2012 and 2013.  2012 was a record year with revenues up 10% from the prior year.   2013 proved to be even better for Marian Chicago, with revenues up 35% from 2012.  As a result of this strong growth, Marian Chicago added a second shift, several new employees and new pieces of equipment.  Inventories have doubled and the company found themselves out of space in their current building.  The new building brings Marian Chicago to a total of 50,000 square feet of space, accommodating their need for expansion.


Quick Facts about Marian Chicago:

  • Previously J.J. Glenn Company, founded in 1929, purchased by Marian in 1984
  • Employs approximately 60 employees


Marian Chicago
396 W. Wegner Drive
West Chicago, IL 60185

t. 630-293-7800
f. 630-293-5897

Contact Marian Chicago

Check out our new website!

We are thrilled to finally launch our new website design!  We are confident you will find the new look and feel visually pleasing and easy to navigate.  As we have grown and evolved in the past, so will our website.  We will continue to add features and helpful information.  We prove this in the new features you will see today:

  • Data Sheets:  An archive of material data sheets for some commonly utilized materials
  • Our Blog: News + Events:  Where we will share company news, special event notices and beneficial industry information from our experts
  • The Solution Center offers case studies to show what Marian does best, provide solutions to satisfy  customers.
  • Social Media:  Follow us on twitter and join us on Linked In