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Innovation lessons learned: Culture defines structure
Afera’s 6th webinar in COVID-19 lockdown exit series offered unique perspectives on new ways of thinking, emerging market opportunities, product diversification, culture versus structure, focus and collaboration within innovation
Registration for Afera’s Hybrid Annual Conference 30 Sept - 2 Oct 2020 is open
I am excited to announce that registration for Afera’s 63rd Annual Conference is open! And this year, we have more than one possibility for engaging in Europe’s premier adhesive tape business event.
PSTC to hold Fall Member Business Meeting in October
The association invites members for strategic discussions with fellow PSA tape industry decision-makers
Shorter supply chains in Europe will make the adhesive tape business future-proof
Afera’s 5th webinar in COVID-19 lockdown exit series explored strategic reconsiderations of supply chain goals, zeroing in on continuity, transparency, sustainability and flexibility
Business flexibility in accelerated “new normal” is driving the European tape industry
Afera’s 4th webinar in post-lockdown series covers U.S. and European demand for tapes and the opportunities coming out of a changing business environment which is adopting new communication cultures and systems at record speed
FEICA appoints new secretary general
Evert Smit and Astrid Lejeune congratulate Kristel Ons, who succeeds Philip Bruce as Secretary General of FEICA, an association in an adjacent technology.
Company profile: technical textile producer Gavazzi Tessuti Tecnici S.p.A.
For over 30 years, Gavazzi has produced fibreglass reinforcements for adhesive tapes, working with the world’s leading tape manufacturers. A producer of technical textiles made of fibreglass and polyester, the Italian company is based around Calolziocorte (LC) with a sales office in Switzerland.
Spotlight on manufacturer ABI Tape: Jacques Geijsen describes “the positive energy” and direction of Afera
Members and other participants at Afera’s last few Conferences might have seen Jacques Geijsen performing as moderator or activity director.