Blog

  • 1/17/17 6:00 am PST
    Clearview Cleveland
    Scott N. Chapman, Global Marketing Communications Manager
    Clearview is proving to be a hard font to kill. In June of last year, I described the ruckus created by the Federal Highway Administration’s (FHWA) decision to rescind the 2004 approval allowing the use of a new highway font, Clearview™, for lettering on certain types of highway signs in the United States. The rescission was not received happily by the 30 or so state highway transportation departments and numerous local transportation agencies that converted signs to this style of letteringmore...
  • 1/10/17 6:00 am PST
    Nat Weiner
    Nat Weiner, Plant Manager
    When you experience a fire and explosion on the job, as I did before joining Avery Dennison, you learn that workplace safety isn’t theoretical. It can get all too real, too fast. That’s why I’m proud to now work for a company where safety is a core value and whose safety performance is one of the best in its industry.more...
  • 12/15/16 6:00 am PST
    Denim History
    Nageen Riffat, Global Technology Solutions Consultant
    It dates back to the 18th century when the people of Nimes, France attempted to replicate a sturdy Italian fabric called "serge de Nimes,” now known as “denim."more...
  • 12/12/16 6:00 am PST
    Wrap Like a King Challenge 2016
    Amanda Zhou, Channel Marketing & Communications Manager
    On November 2, 2016, Avery Dennison Graphics Solutions announced that Toxic Rat by Nick Caminiti, car wrap installer at Exotic Graphix, was named the King of the Wrap World in the “Wrap Like a King” Challenge at the 2016 SEMA Show. Nick competed against 223 other installers from 21 countries.more...
  • 12/5/16 6:00 am PST
    Hassan Rmaile
    Hassan Rmaile, Vice President of Global Research and Development
    The United States Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) has called upon label manufacturers to reduce waste by weight, volume and toxicity. Thinner film and paper products require fewer raw materials and lower energy consumption. Streamlining manufacturing processes also promotes energy efficiency while decreasing waste. more...
  • 11/28/16 7:00 am PST
    Avery Dennison Customer Service
    Nageen Riffat, Global Technology Solutions Consultant
    “If you want to be outstanding, stop meeting expectations, start exceeding them.”There is only one boss, and whether a person serves food for a living or heads up the biggest corporation in the world, the boss remains the same – the customer! In fact, the customer can fire anyone in the company from the CEO and down, and they can do it simply by spending money elsewhere.more...
  • 11/22/16 7:00 am PST
    OL-2023 Purple Cuttable Overlay Film
    Scott N. Chapman, Global Marketing Communications Manager
    Do you drive any of our nation’s tollways on a regular basis? If so, you’ve seen purple signs - the newest color introduced on the US highway system - and the newest product offering of Avery Dennison Reflective Solutions, OL-2023 Purple Cuttable Overlay Film. more...
  • 11/15/16 7:00 am PST
    Nageen Riffat
    Nageen Riffat, Global Technology Solutions Consultant
    Roosevelt once said, “Be empathetic.” As the President of the United States, he embodied the essential characteristics of a good leader. There are many organizations and leaders who are only focused on profitable goals neglecting trust, conviction and corporate culture.more...
  • 11/9/16 6:00 am PST
    Nirdesh Karnawat
    Nirdesh Karnawat, Director Finance, South Asia & Sub-Saharan Africa
    It isn't an accident that Michael Phelps has won more Olympic medals than any other athlete. He may be a freakishly talented swimmer, but that is not the only reason for all the GOLDS he's won. Or, on the other hand, why Usain Bolt (Lightning Bolt) is the unprecedented champion of the 100m, 200m and 4X100m relay. It is their everyday pursuit of excellence that helps them achieve long term success. In Michael Phelps' own words, “We were not chasing medals; medals were just the tangible rewardsmore...
  • 11/8/16 8:18 am PST
    Renae Kulis
    Renae Kulis, Sr. Director, Global Leader of Sustainability
    Avery Dennison comemorou seu 80º aniversário em 2015. Isso me fez pensar sobre como seria o nosso 100º aniversário - o que será diferente e o que pode ser permanecer igual. Em minha mente logo surge a mudança do cenário das embalagens e o foco em aterros sanitários, emissões, desmatamento, qualidade da água e acessibilidade. Devemos também considerar o investimento crescente em energias renováveis e materiais, reciclagem, condições de trabalho e igualdade.more...