Afera, the European Adhesive Tape Association, recently announced its launch of the 1st Global Adhesive Tape Summit, which will take place June 11-15 in Munich, Germany. The event intends to bring together companies along the adhesive tape value chain of not only Europe, but Asia, North America and the Middle East. The four-day event will cover current technical advancements and market conditions, and standardization issues.

The event has a working program built around 26 lectures by industry experts. The Global Tape Summit will also feature interactive panel discussions, the biennial Global Tape Forum  and Global Test Methods Committee meetings, and a half-day company visit of Neenah Gessner GmbH in Bruckmühl. Numerous networking opportunities, such as breaks, cocktails and meals, , are also planned.

With over 200 expected attendees, Afera’s Global Tape Summit is aimed at industry professionals across the adhesive tape value chain, including manufacturers, raw materials, machine and packaging suppliers, converters, distributors, end users and research institutions. R&D, sales, marketing, customer/technical service, engineering, production, processing, and quality assurance personnel in particular could benefit from this event, as well as general management and anyone involved in strategic planning.

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