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3M Preferred Medical Converter
Sue ChambersFeb 8, 20161 min read

3M Medical names Strouse a Preferred Medical Converter

WESTMINSTER, Maryland – Strouse, a leader in tight tolerance die cutting and converting pressure sensitive adhesives, has been recognized as a 3M Preferred Converter with 3M Medical Materials and Technologies. Strouse earned this recognition because of their leadership in the industry, expert team of product development and process engineers, state of the art equipment technology, and a robust quality management system and manufacturing process. This recognition provides Strouse with unique benefits that can be passed along to customers including access to 3M medical materials.

“Being recognized as a 3M Preferred Converter of 3M Medical Materials and Technologies is a huge honor for Strouse,” says Sue Chambers, President and CEO of Strouse. “This honor is a testament to our people, our process, and our technology. Over the years, we’ve found that the stringent requirements in the medical market directly align with our technical capabilities and expertise.  Our engineers are experienced in working with our medical customers to design adhesive components and entire products as they navigate the FDA approval process.  As we continue to build our strong partnership with 3M in the medical market as a 3M Preferred Converter we aim to provide design focused medical manufacturers with innovative adhesive solutions.”

In addition to this honor, Strouse is also a 3M Preferred Converter for the Industrial Adhesives and Tapes Division, and a 3M Master Masking Converter.  Manufacturers look to Strouse to provide adhesive solutions that serve a functional need and increase efficiency during manufacture and assembly.

Strouse is a die cut adhesive manufacturer with over 25 years of industry experience. Serving the medical, automotive, military, appliance, and renewable energy industry, Strouse continues to innovate. With a quality management system currently registered to ISO 9001:2008 standards, Strouse not only has a commitment to quality but excellent customer service. A full team of design and development engineers allows Strouse to invest the necessary time and resources for each and every project. Located in Westminster, Maryland, Strouse can be contacted directly at 1-800-410-8273 or visit our website for more info at


Sue Chambers

As the CEO and President of Strouse Corporation, Sue Chambers is responsible for leading all facets of the business. Sue has a proven executive management track record and over 20 years of experience driving sales growth and operational innovation in the adhesive conversion industry. Sue possesses strong leadership, strategic vision, and savvy marketing skills. Sue has an MBA from Loyola University in Maryland. Since 1997 Sue Chambers joined Strouse and led the transformation into an enterprise-focused company while growing the company into a world leader in the innovative production of pressure-sensitive adhesive with revenue of over 20 million and growing. In the last three years, Strouse revenue has grown 62%; the number of employees has grown and continues to achieve and maintain ISO 9001 and ISO 13485 certification. Strouse built a new production plant going from 40,000 to 62,500 square feet, increasing the production space by 50%. The building also can expand to 82,500 sq. Feet. Sue is active in the community serving on the Industrial Development Board presently and earning several business awards over the years. Most recently, 3M has recognized Strouse as a supplier of the year. She is also on the Dale Chambers Foundation board that raises money for local charities in the community.