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Spotlight on Afera Converter Member Profitape
The managing director and shareholder of the Czech converter discusses their goals to minimise labour-intensive processes by investing in new machinery to produce complex, higher-added-value products
Last call to reserve your spot: Annual Conference will deliver on more than networking
Afera Secretary General Astrid Lejeune tells us what we can expect from this year’s Valencia congress from 28 to 30 September: 2 days of deep diving into hot tape business issues
Executive Director of European packaging company seeking new challenge
The head of a Europe-based packaging company is seeking a new leadership challenge in the adhesive tape industry.
Afera Releases New Position Paper: Impact of SUPD on Tapes
The Hague, the Netherlands – Afera, the European adhesive tape association, has released a new position paper on the Status of Adhesive Tapes under the Single-use Plastic Directive (SUPD) as part of the work undertaken by the Advocacy Workstream of Afera’s Flagship Sustainability Project (AFSP). The goal is to offer background information and guidance to Afera members to support them in their communications with customers.
Nitto General Announcement
We are pleased to announce the integration of Mondi’s Personal Care Component Business into the Nitto Group, a global manufacturer of high high-functional materials.
Icap-Sira to offer acrylic PSAs to North America through Savaré
Icap-Sira and Savaré are glad to announce an agreement, where Savaré Specialty Adhesive LLC, based in Delaware, OH will be the exclusive distributor for North America of Icap-Sira acrylic PSA.
New facility UV Hotmelt Icap-Sira
A new facility, completely dedicated to the production of UV curing Acrylic Hotmelts, was recently inaugurated at Icap-Sira site in Barberino di Mugello.
Avery Dennison Performance Tapes: tapes for acoustically insulated tires
The pressure-sensitive tapes help bond noise-absorbing foam and other materials to the inside surface of vehicle tires.