Last week, news from Avery Dennison regarding its planned expansion in Ohio drew the most reader interest (Avery Dennison Performance Tapes to Expand Manufacturing Facility in Ohio): “Avery Dennison Performance Tapes has announced plans to expand its Painesville, Ohio, manufacturing facility by approximately 32,000 sq ft. The expansion will generate more than 25 full-time jobs in the Northeast Ohio region and support new and existing pressure-sensitive specialty tape customers in the automotive, general industrial, packaging, and building and construction industries, among others. Groundbreaking is scheduled for September 2021, with a completion date of mid-2022. Product manufacturing is targeted for July 2022.

“The expanded facility will house a new energy-efficient coater and production line to manufacture complex, multiple-layer pressure-sensitive tapes, along with supporting equipment for ventilation, air-recycling, positive air pressure, and controlled humidification. According to Avery Dennison Performance Tapes, the added manufacturing capacity will further enhance the company’s ability to develop and deliver high-quality pressure-sensitive adhesives solutions for both standard and novel customer applications.

“‘We serve multiple industries, with varying needs,’ said Steve Flannery, vice president and general manager of Performance Tapes North America. ‘We are investing for the future to support our customers’ growth and investing for today to reliably supply them with exceptionally high quality products.’”

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Top 5 News that Sticks for July 4-10

  1. Avery Dennison Performance Tapes to Expand Manufacturing Facility in Ohio #5 last week
  2. Net Revenue Grows 23% for H.B. Fuller in 2021 Second Quarter
  3. Henkel Details Adhesive Technologies Sustainability Activities third week in Top 5!
  4. Sun Chemical Acquires BASF Global Pigments Business
  5. Excelitas Announces Agreement to Acquire PCO

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