We represent the interests of our Members, large and small, in the adhesive tape value chain and are reinventing the concept of product design for engineers throughout Europe
Afera is the European Adhesive Tape Association, a not-for-profit trade organisation representing the interests of the best-in-class businesses within the adhesive tape value chain. Our membership includes manufacturers, raw materials, machine, and packaging suppliers, converters (specialty non-graphic die cutters), distributors, European national tape organisations, and related institutions and universities.
With over 60 years’ experience in serving as the voice of the European adhesive tape industry to end users, policy makers and educators, Afera engages its growing member base in networking and educational events, European and international test methods standardisation projects, regulatory legislative processes, and market and technical data and information resources. Afera is also Europe’s leading promoter of adhesive tape over traditional mechanical fasteners and wet glues as one of the most innovative bonding and fixing solutions to designers, engineers and manufacturers in every conceivable industry.
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