Blog - Performance Tapes

  • 9/21/16 9:58 am PDT
    Sven Couck, Talent Acquisition Manager
    For eight years now Avery Dennison (Turnhout Plant) has supported the “Damiaanactie” initiative projects. “Damiaanactie” is a Belgian Non-Profit organization. They fight poverty-related diseases like leprosy and tuberculosis all over the world, helping the most vulnerable people. The goal-orientated approach of “Damiaanactie” only succeeds due to all the local assistance in project countries. The organization benefits from thousands of volunteers and contributors in Belgium. Furthermore, “more...
  • 9/15/16 10:04 am PDT
    Erin Daniel, Human Resource Manager
    I have always wanted to challenge myself as a “runner” (I say this loosely). I have never competed in anything longer than a 5K, but when the opportunity arose to join 49 other Anytime Fitness Concord Gym members in an attempt to complete a 24 in 24 challenge, I thought “why not."more...
  • 12/21/15 7:45 am PST
    Sherry Shao, Marketing Communications Specialist
    Social responsibility is one of Avery Dennison’s core values. We believe that while developing innovative solutions for our customers and expanding business into new market opportunities, we should give back and serve the communities where we live and work.  Starting with the foundation of our company, Mr. Stanton Avery has attached great importance to education and sustainable development. He always said that he felt very fortunate to study in an excellent school and satisfy hismore...
  • 8/5/14 11:26 am PDT
    Birgitta Van den Driessche, Global Product Manager, Personal Care
    In the U.S. and Europe, virtually every baby is diapered, and the diapers tend to be premium tier, with a T-shape, soft nonwoven backsheet, state-of-the-art hook closure and elastic sides.In the emerging markets of China and Brazil, diaper usage rates are lower, and a large portion tend to be lower-cost value tier diapers, with an hourglass shape. Some include a nonwoven backsheet in combination with a hook and loop closure. Others still employ a plastic backsheet with a traditional adhesivemore...
  • 6/10/14 9:20 am PDT
    Dave Shuey, Design & Application Engineer
    Low Surface Energy (LSE) materials are helping designers cut costs and meet performance requirements in industries ranging from automotive, appliances and electronics to packaging and transportation. But they also are presenting designers with increasingly demanding bonding challenges. In aDesign Newsthought leadership Guest Blog, Avery Dennison Performance Tapes’ Frank Rizzo explored the range of new high-performance pressure-sensitive tapes solutions that can overcome nearly any LSE bondingmore...
  • 6/10/14 8:51 am PDT
    Dave Shuey, Design & Application Engineer
    If you‘re a thermal insulation installer or contractor, then you know the challenges associated with installing conventional insulation tapes. They can require the use of mastics, for example, which require time to set and dry, and they function reliably only within a limited temperature range. Now, help has arrived in the form of new generations of pressure-sensitive acrylic adhesive tapes, which reduce the need for mastics and perform reliably in continuous temperatures up to 200°F/93°C.more...