News Archive

European tape businesses cue in on sustainability in waste processing infrastructure and ‘enabling’ function of tape technologies
Afera’s 8th Webinar covered “the state of sustainability in adhesive tapes,” probing the importance of partnership, transparency and the E.U. Green Deal to the adhesive tape value chain
Spotlight on research institute Fraunhofer IFAM
Adhesive engineer Uwe Maurieschat tells about his experience with Afera, as well as that of the notable German research organisation dedicated to manufacturing technology and advanced materials and Afera Member since 2009
BASF closes divestiture of its construction chemicals business
On September 30, 2020, effective at midnight, BASF closed the divestiture of its construction chemicals business to an affiliate of Lone Star, a global private equity firm
Avery Dennison extends acrylic foam bonding (AFB) portfolio
The Avery Dennison AFB portfolio includes pressure sensitive tapes that feature excellent bonding to a broad range of substrates
Finalist interviews: UPM Raflatac's 100% wood-based film material
Last year, UPM Raflatac unveiled a new wood-based polypropylene film material, which was recently announced as one of P.E.’s Sustainability Awards 2020 finalists
Dow launches Invisu adhesive in North America
Dow is targeting the North American label market for the first time with the launch of a clear-film acrylic adhesive suitable for high-end labels on beverage, food, and health and beauty products
H.B. Fuller issues 2019 Global Responsibility Report “Stronger Together”
As many customers turn to third-party assessments to measure a supplier’s sustainability performance, we are happy to report a continuous recognition done by global, well-known, and independent experts on our practices, achievements, and transparency in 2019
T-Rex releases double-sided super glue tape
Shurtape Technologies, a manufacturer and marketer of pressure-sensitive tapes, announced the addition to its portfolio of next generation, high-performance tapes