26 July 2021

Italian release liner supplier Siliconature joins Afera

Siliconature, a leading supplier of release liners to the adhesive tape industry, has joined Europe’s only not-for-profit trade organisation representing the interests of the best-in-class businesses within the adhesive tape value chain. Founded in 1987 and headquartered in Treviso, Italy, the international manufacturer of silicone release liners has grown and expanded within Europe, North America and Asia over the past 3 decades, with production, sales and distribution in Italy, the U.S. and China. Our latest expansion is a manufacturing site in Grand Rapids, Michigan (USA).

A world-class supplier of silicone release coatings based north of Venice
Through advanced technologies and high-quality materials, in our reference market, Siliconature is a well-known supplier of a wide range of release liners, from premium/easy to very tight coatings, customisable on request, on one or both sides. Siliconature Spa produces almost 1 billion square metres every year globally, exporting our products to more than 50 countries.

As world-class supplier of silicone release coatings, we also provide customised products designed and tested to meet specific and unique functional requirements. We really enjoy collaborating with our clients in order to identify the most suitable materials and products to provide exactly the release functionalities needed.

The Green Touch
With their own extrusion and inline silicone coating equipment, Siliconature is capable of offering premium solutions in PET- and r-PET-based products.

State-of-the-art technology allows in-house converting from PET-bottle flakes into granules, to manufacture recycled polyester with 30% post-consumer content.

Reliability and certified quality
Siliconature’s primary goal is to produce consistently high-end release liners. This is achieved through giving our utmost attention to the production phase and post-production of all materials.Every production batch manufactured by Siliconature is checked and tested to ensure compliance with the quality standards required by our customers and current national and local regulations.

Siliconature is ISO 9001, 14001 and BS OHSAS 45001 certified.

Visit www.siliconature.com for more information. Contact Siliconature here.

Afera, the European Adhesive Tape Association unites stakeholders along the value chain of the European tape industry, to ensure and increase the relevance of the tape business in the world of tomorrow. The go-to community of the European tape industry is comprised of over 100 member companies from 20 European countries that include adhesive tape manufacturers, suppliers (raw materials, machine and packaging), converters, distributors, national tape organisations, research institutions and universities.

With the goal of making the tape industry future-proof, Afera actively studies and involves itself in relevant market, standardisation and regulatory issues, provides platforms and programmes for discussion and learning, and facilitates contact among our Members and all other pertinent bodies at national and international levels. Founded in Paris in 1958, Afera has operated with its head office in The Hague, the Netherlands, since 1999 under the management of Lejeune Association Management.

For more information about Afera, please contact:

Astrid Lejeune                               Afera Secretariat
Afera Secretary-General      Lejeune Association Management
www.afera.com     Laan van Nieuw Oost-Indië 131-G
Tel.:+31 (0)70 312 39 16     2593 BM The Hague
Fax:+31 (0)70 363 63 48     The Netherlands