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Avery Dennison Launches New Microsite,

Monday, April 5, 2010 5:08 am PDT



Public Company Information:

"Fasson pressure-sensitive labeling technology from Avery Dennison offers CPG companies a more impactful way to present their brands to the market"

The Roll Materials division of Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) has launched, a new microsite focused on pressure-sensitive labeling.

The new microsite demonstrates to visitors the visual impact and operational efficiencies of pressure-sensitive labels. It targets packaging designers, brand managers and packaging engineers with consumer packaged goods (CPG) companies serving the food, beverage/beer, wine, home and personal care segments.

"Fasson pressure-sensitive labeling technology from Avery Dennison offers CPG companies a more impactful way to present their brands to the market," said Jon Maley, vice president marketing for Avery Dennison. "As an innovative alternative to traditional labeling technologies, pressure-sensitive labeling boasts an array of benefits such as versatility, improved shelf-appeal, functionality, better end-use performance, capital and operational efficiencies, and simplified operations. is a definitive source for pressure-sensitive dialogue and information about these benefits."

The new microsite offers:

-- A comparison between pressure-sensitive labels and older labeling technologies, such as shrink and glue-applied.

-- Technical information about Avery Dennison pressure-sensitive technology.

-- Information about the diversity of Avery Dennison's innovative self-adhesive solutions for consumer products.

-- Case studies showcasing the shelf-impact and sales-lift aspects of pressure-sensitive labels.

-- Myths, preconceptions and the facts about pressure-sensitive labeling.

"Great product packaging promotes sales, makes consumers aware of improvements and supports the product brand," Maley said. "Packaging can make the difference between success and failure of a product - and the label is part of the packaging. Not only is the look and feel of the package essential for great shelf appeal, so is the quality of the label. And that's what pressure-sensitive labeling can deliver."

Roll Materials is a division of Avery Dennison, a global leader in pressure-sensitive technology and innovative self-adhesive solutions for consumer products and label materials. Based in Pasadena, Calif., the company had 2009 sales of $6 billion. Fasson-brand pressure-sensitive and non-adhesive coated papers, films and foils in roll form are widely used in brand identity, barcode labeling systems, product identification and other applications by label converters and consumer products package designers and manufacturers.

Avery Dennison and Fasson, and all other Avery brands, product names, codes and service program terms are trademarks of Avery Dennison Corporation.