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Forest City to apply Precote® in North America.
May 23, 2011

Forest City Technologies, Inc. and omniTECHNIK Mikroverkapselungs GmbH have announced a new partnership. Under the agreement, Forest City is a licensed applicator of the full line of precote® thread-locking and sealing compounds for the North American marketplace. The agreement is effective immediately.

Forest City Technologies ( is North America's leading provider of pre-applied fastener coatings and services. In announcing their new partnership, Forest City Owner and Chief Executive Officer John Cloud Sr. said; " Forest City is excited to obtain a license to apply the full line of precote® products to serve the North American pre-applied market. We recognize omniTECHNIK's precote® products as world-class, and our companies share similar family-owned cultures and commitment to success. We look forward with great hope and excitement to a long and mutually successful relationship with omniTECHNIK."

omniTECHNIK ( is a world leader in the design and manufacture pre-applied thread-locking and sealing compounds marketed under the precote® trade name. omniTECHNIK owner and President Heinrich Kuhn-Weiss said of their newest partnership; "Forest City is well renowned as a quality company in its field throughout the North American market, and is therefore ideally placed to become an important partner for omniTECHNIK, servicing both tier 1 suppliers and OEM directly with precote® brand products." omniTECHNIK and Forest City's stature as industry leaders in their respective fields will be a boon to Forest City's North American customers, said Cloud Sr. "Combining Forest City's application expertise and dedication to quality, service and delivery with the high performance and quality of omniTECHNIK’s precote® products is an exciting development for both our company and our customers. We believe that access to these materials allows Forest City to further its commitment to providing our customers with the most complete array of fastener coating solutions and services in the world."

For quotes, inquiries and samples from Forest City regarding precote® products, please contact Jen Broud, Forest City Product Administrator, via phone (440-647-6843), fax (440.647.5129), email ( or visit Forest City Technologies, Inc., a diversified manufacturer headquarted in Wellington, Ohio, offers a full line of value-added fastener solutions, including the application of pre-applied thread adhesives and sealants, torque modifiers and barrier coatings as well as fastener retention, assembly and inspection products and services. Additionally, Forest City is a leading provider of sealing solutions utilizing a broad array of materials and technologies including the use of Plastisol, liquid silicone rubber and foam rubber. To learn more about omniTECHNIK company and products, visit or contact Axel Hertneck, Sales and Application Technology Leader, via phone (+49 89 143381-0), fax (+49 89 143381-11) or email omniTECHNIK is a Munich-based inventor and manufacturer of microencapsulated, reactive and non-reactive precote® products, with application licensees established and available worldwide.