Avery Dennison Joins the Plasticity Partner Program

USA-based Avery Dennison Corporation – a global company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials – has joined the Plasticity Partner Program. It has entered into a three-year agreement with Ocean Recovery Alliance, founders of Plasticity Forum.

Over the three-year period Avery Dennison and Plasticity aim to collaborate across the industry to discover, connect and facilitate solutions to create innovative prevention programs for plastic pollution, the information said. “Avery Dennison has eight ambitious sustainability goals that we have committed to meet by 2025, and we know that to achieve them we need to work collaboratively within our industry and beyond. Partnering with Plasticity enables us to work across our value chain to find systemic solutions to convert plastic waste into valuable second-life resources, which is a key priority for us,” Roland Simon, vice president of global procurement and corporate sustainability at Avery Dennison, was cited.

Avery Dennison Corporation’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. According to the company’s own information, it has approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2017 were 6.6 billion US-Dollar.


GR 3/2018