News Archive

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.
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.
OMNOVA’s shareholders approve their merger with Synthomer
Coating company with development potential for sale
Situated on a 20,000-m² site between Rome and Naples, a coating company founded in 1999 is looking to be taken over or for an investor. Current annual production within the 6,800-m² buildings of the facility is 60 million m² of protective films, but at full capacity this could reach 200 million m².
MIARCO celebrates its 50th anniversary in the adhesive solutions industry
MIARCO celebrates its 50th anniversary in 2019. The Spanish company is a family-owned business based in Valencia, founded in 1969 by Mr. Miguel Arnedo Cortijo. It has become a specialist in manufacturing and distributing tapes and adhesive solutions in the industrial, as well as professional and DIY, sector. Nowadays MIARCO serves as a benchmark in the sector due to its customer-oriented service and the quality of its products.