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Lone Star Funds to acquire BASF’s Construction Chemicals business
The transaction is expected to close in the third quarter of 2020, subject to the approval of the relevant competition authorities.
USA Hockey renews agreement with Renfrew Pro Hockey Tape
USA Hockey announced today it has renewed its supplier agreement with Scapa Group, manufacturer of Renfrew Pro Hockey Tape.
Lohmann: on the way to the optimal bonding solution
Keep up with our experts: In the second video, our electronics experts create the perfect adhesive tape which has to withstand various testing procedures.
Nitto EMEA joins Afera’s Steering Committee
Afera Secretary General Astrid Lejeune has announced that Nitto EMEA will participate in Afera’s Steering Committee (SC) as a tape manufacturer representing Active Members.
BASF doubles production capacity for adhesive raw material acResin®
BASF has doubled its manufacturing capacity for UV acrylic hotmelts sold under the brand name acResin® by building a second production facility at the Ludwigshafen site in Germany. By taking this step, the company has strengthened its position as the leading solution provider for sophisticated applications in the adhesives sector. BASF invested several tens of millions of euros to build the new facility; the additional capacity it offers is now available.
Adhesive tape field experts to educate industry newcomers on one of the global economy’s hottest technologies
Unique to the European tape industry, Afera’s 9th Tape College brings 2 full days of learning about the fundamentals and current technical essentials of tape technology to professionals relatively new to the market. It is also a coveted networking event for the global tape business.