News Archive

Registration for Foam Expo Connect is now Open
The much-anticipated highly interactive digital event experience, Foam Expo Connect, has launched this week.
Reaction to levy on non-recycled plastic waste proposed by European Council
Afera Regulatory Affairs Manager Pablo Englebienne discusses what an E.U.-level "plastics tax" could mean for Member States and industry.
Spotlight on adhesive tape manufacturer Coroplast: Ralf Roenisch talks about sitting on the Technical Committee, Afera’s “priceless” network and more
“If I don’t know how to solve a problem on my own, I know immediately whom to ask for advice,” explained Ralf Roenisch
Incoming Afera Regulatory Affairs Manager hits the ground running
Pablo Englebienne talks joining Lejeune on the first day of lockdown, important regulatory trends and more
Shorter supply chains in Europe will make the adhesive tape business future-proof
Afera’s 5th webinar in COVID-19 lockdown exit series explored strategic reconsiderations of supply chain goals, zeroing in on continuity, transparency, sustainability and flexibility
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.