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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.
Afera network contact takes place of tape market data in current “new normal”
Afera’s 3rd webinar in COVID-19 series covers European government support, lockdown statuses and themes of business flexibility, online video conferencing, updated supply chains, collaboration, data and sustainability
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.
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.
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.
Which Of 3M's 26 business lines makes the most money?
3M’s revenues were $32.8 billion in 2018, and the single largest of its 26 business lines is its adhesives and tapes business.