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Company profile: technical textile producer Gavazzi Tessuti Tecnici S.p.A.
For over 30 years, Gavazzi has produced fibreglass reinforcements for adhesive tapes, working with the world’s leading tape manufacturers. A producer of technical textiles made of fibreglass and polyester, the Italian company is based around Calolziocorte (LC) with a sales office in Switzerland.
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.
Lahnpaper offers nonwovens for non-medical face masks
Lahnpaper, quality manufacturer and market leader in the international market for fibre products, produces nonwovens for the production of non-medical face masks (”community masks”).
Afera network contact takes place of tape market data in current “new normal”
Afera’s 3rd webinar in COVID-19 series covers European government support, lockdown statuses and themes of business flexibility, online video conferencing, updated supply chains, collaboration, data and sustainability
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.
Adhesive tapes provide the invisible bonds that keep essential industries up and running
Afera, The European Adhesive Tape Association, calls upon authorities, policymakers and stakeholders at European, national and local levels to acknowledge and support the crucial role adhesive tapes play in ensuring that vital supply chains continue to function in times of COVID-19.
Afera webinar series: Navigating the COVID-19 crisis within the adhesive tape value chain
How is the adhesive tape industry coping with and responding to the situation?
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.