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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 acknowledge and support the crucial role adhesive tapes play in ensuring that vital supply chains continue to function in times of COVID-19.
Afera webinar series: Navigating the COVID-19 crisis within the adhesive tape value chain
How is the adhesive tape industry coping with and responding to the situation?
Afera shares COVID-19 best practices and experiences
Since our early decision to postpone Afera’s 9th Technical Seminar in Brussels to 24-26 August, we have seen the accelerated spread of the dangerous coronavirus throughout Europe. Meanwhile, we have lost count of the number of national, Europe-wide and international industry conferences, exhibitions, seminars, meetings and other public events that have been postponed or cancelled.
Catching up with raw material supplier H.B. Fuller: Melanie Ott on looking at the adhesive tape value chain in its truest form
You may recognise Melanie Ott as the clever master of ceremonies along with strategist Bert van Loon at Afera’s most recent Conferences in Athens and Lisbon.
COVID-19 virus: measures taken by Lejeune Association Management
Following the additional measures announced by the Dutch government to prevent the spread of the Corona virus, Lejeune Association Management has decided to work from now on with an adapted, minimum occupancy at the office in order to limit the risks of contamination.
VITO Irmen appoints new sales manager
Orafol has taken on a new national strategic relationship manager, with Daniela Mastroieni stepping into the role.
Orafol hires Mastroieni for new role
Orafol has taken on a new national strategic relationship manager, with Daniela Mastroieni stepping into the role.
3M forecast 2020 profit below estimates on weak Asia demand
U.S. industrial giant 3M Co. forecast 2020 profit below expectations as it faces sluggish demand in Asia, its largest market outside the United States.