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63rd Afera Annual Conference - ONLINE

15 October 2020 - ONLINE

Afera’s 9th Technical Seminar

12 April 2021 - Marriott Hotel
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Afera is widely known and valued as the go-to community of the European tape industry for both industry and non-industry stakeholders. Stakeholders connect within the association to address current and future key topics, which individual stakeholders cannot tackle themselves. 

18 December 2020
IVK general manager announces retirement
Ansgar van Halteren, general manager and board member of IVK, the German Adhesives Association, has announced his retirement at the end of 2020 after a career there spanning almost 4 decades. After successfully completing his studies in business administration, Mr. Van Halteren, now 63, joined IVK a
7 April 2020
Adhesive tapes provide the invisible bonds that keep essential industries up and running
Afera, The European Adhesive Tape Association, calls upon authorities, policymakers and stakeholders at European, national and local levels to acknowl
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