Avery Dennison Materials Nederland BV has signed a partnership agreement with DPI. Sjaak Elmendorp, vice president product technology and innovation and former programme manager of Engineering Plastics, will on behalf of Avery Dennison take the seat in the programme committee of the Technology Area Functional Polymer Systems. Avery Dennison is a global leader in pressure-sensitive technology, self-adhesive base materials and self-adhesive consumer and office products and specialized label systems.
The company is best known for its Avery-brand office automation and consumer products, Fasson-brand self-adhesive materials, reflective and graphic materials, peel-and-stick postage stamps, industrial labelling solutions, automated retail tag and labelling systems, specialty tapes and chemicals. Avery Dennison employs more than 17,300 men and women in more than 200 manufacturing facilities and sales offices in 39 countries around the world. Avery Dennison Materials Nederland BV is located in Leiden. For 2001, sales were $3.8 billion and Avery Dennison ranked number 428 on the 2000 Fortune 500 list of the largest U.S. industrial and service companies.