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Avery Dennison debuts new tapes for appliance industry

Posted on: The portfolio features a breadth of tapes engineered to further ease of use and assembly, enhance product durability and improve NVH damping qualities.

Loparex secures new funding, makes key leadership hires in 2024 financial turnaround

Posted on: North Carolina-based Loparex, a global leader in release liner manufacturing, secured new financing, marking a significant milestone for the company, and positioning it for future growth.

Robotic dispenser helps expand use of pressure-sensitive adhesives

Posted on: A new robotic pressure-sensitive tape dispenser is helping manufacturers make the case for PSAs over more traditional joining methods.

Sika launches pressure-sensitive acrylic adhesive for roofing installation

Posted on: Sika launches SarnaRoof® Flashing Adhesive DS 100, a double-sided, pressure-sensitive acrylic adhesive film designed specifically for use in adhering Sarnafil® or Sikaplan® bareback flashing membranes for roofing installation.

Ahlstrom publishes its sustainability report 2023

Posted on: Ahlstrom, a global leader in fiber-based specialty materials, has today released its Sustainability Report for 2023.

Comparison of medical tape performance using skin response quantitative measurements on healthy

Posted on: Healthy skin plays a critical and complex role in the human body’s protection against damage and infection.

Afera Tape College: knowledge for a new generation of professionals

Posted on: Afera, the European Adhesive Tape Association, hosted its 11th Tape College from 12-14 March at Le Méridien in Munich, Germany. At the event, we sat down for an exclusive interview with Evert Smit, Afera President and director scouting at Lohmann GmbH & Co. KG.

Lohmann receives EcoVadis Silver Medal

Posted on: Adhesive tape provider Lohmann GmbH & Co. KG has yet again been awarded the silver medal from EcoVadis.

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