EU regulation on 'articles'

REACH covers substances and mixtures, but the tape industry is mainly concerned with the manufacture of 'articles'. By 2018, the EU would like to enact legislation for a non-toxic environment, and part of this would cover articles, including most adhesive tapes and films. It is currently unclear what the scope of a future regulation would be, but this is a developing issue which the adhesive tape industry will monitor.

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Smart labelling, smart savings – Henkel will turn your numbers around, 6 September 2017 – Henkel’s  guiding topic for this year’s drinktec is “Smart labelling, smart savings – Henkel adhesives will turn your numbers around”, highlighting the impact of its technologies has on brands and production processes.  Read

22 September 2017

BASF is lifting force majeure

With immediate effect, BASF is lifting the force majeure status that was declared on October 31, 2016 for dispersions, dispersion powders and hot melts on acrylic monomer basis supplied from the Ludwigshafen and Tarragona sites.  Read

22 September 2017