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Spotlight on adhesive tape manufacturer Coroplast: Ralf Roenisch talks about sitting on the Technical Committee, Afera’s “priceless” network and more
“If I don’t know how to solve a problem on my own, I know immediately whom to ask for advice,” explained Ralf Roenisch
Incoming Afera Regulatory Affairs Manager hits the ground running
Pablo Englebienne talks joining Lejeune on the first day of lockdown, important regulatory trends and more
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
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.
Spotlight on release liner supplier Loparex: Ian Grace discusses his career in PSAs and engaging in Europe’s Industry collective
He has been a speaker at numerous Conferences and technical events, and he has served as Vice Chairman of Afera’s Technical Committee for a number of years already.
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.