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11th Afera Tape College organised and chaired by field experts from tesa, Lohmann, Nitto, Organik Kimya, Coroplast Fritz Müller, DRT and artimelt

Posted on: Biennial technical event will teach Industry professionals about all aspects of tapes: selection, manufacture, conversion, application, testing, sustainability and E.U. regulation

Seasoned sales and marketing executive in the B2B technical textiles and fashion industry seeks new challenge

Posted on: A sales and marketing executive in the B2B technical textiles and fashion industry, with strong international experience and P/L responsibilities, is seeking a position as sales director for a leading multi- or internationally oriented company, which is looking to develop its European and North American markets.

Afera President to speak at AWA Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition

Posted on: Afera Members receive 15% off registration fee to the event set to take place 20-22 March 2024 in Amsterdam

Spotlight on Afera Member FFT Group Converting Solutions

Posted on: After the company’s 30th anniversary, FFT Group Head of Sales and Project Management Till Sturm discusses the Afera Converter Member’s specialisation in protective and processing films, the importance of sustainability and why Afera Membership is so relevant to the tape industry now.

Rabobank: How a Mondi merger with DS Smith could alter the packaging industry

Posted on: Following the announcement that Mondi might fully acquire DS Smith, we speak to Natasha Valeeva, senior analyst for Packaging & Logistics at Rabobank.

Researchers develop adhesive tape that can transfer 2D materials like graphene in an easier, cheaper and less-damaging way

Posted on: Researchers from Kyushu University, Nitto Denko Corporation, Tokyo Institute of Technology, Osaka University, National Institute of Advanced Industrial Science and Technology (AIST) and Samsung Electronics have developed a tape that can be used to stick 2D materials to many different surfaces.

EU Empowering Consumers Directive: An Overarching Ban on Generic Green Claims

Posted on: The new year began with another display of the EU’s commitment to integrating sustainability into consumer policy. Restricting the use of vague environmental claims in commercial communications within the Union, the EU Empowering Consumers to Green Transition Directive (ECGT) was approved by the European Parliament on January 17th.

Mondi acquires Canadian pulp mill for US$5M to integrate operations in the Americas

Posted on: Mondi has acquired the Hinton Pulp mill in Alberta, Canada, from West Fraser Timber for US$5 million.

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