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Avery Dennison Opens Electronics Solutions and Technology Center for PSA Tapes

Published on 2017-06-07. Author : SpecialChem

GLENDALE, Calif. -- Avery Dennison’s (NYSE:AVY) Industrial and Healthcare Materials’ Performance Tapes business has opened an Electronics Solutions and Technology center in Silicon Valley, California. The new facility is designed, equipped and staffed to provide exceptional engineering solutions and services to Avery Dennison’s electronics industry customers.

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All Bonding Solutions at Single Location

The 6,000 square foot center houses a collaboration and training area, as well as a lab space where Avery Dennison engineers and scientists can work side-by-side with customers’ engineering teams in three key areas to create application solutions.
  • Rapid Prototyping: On-site library of adhesives, carriers, liners, and lamination equipment facilitates custom sample turnaround as quickly as same-day. Laser and flatbed die cutting performs custom die cut geometry and optimization.
  • Material and Substrate Characterization: Measures mechanical properties such as force deflection, fracture toughness, tensile and elongation, wetting and surface energy characterization.
  • Performance Testing: Industry-standard testing focuses on semi-structural adhesive tapes, impact resistance, chemical resistance and waterproof testing.

Avery Dennison’s new center is the region’s only facility providing full service prototyping, custom testing and material characterization for functional bonding solutions at a single location.

Business Potential in Electronics Sector

Dr. Robert Medsker, senior director, global research and development, Performance Tapes industrial segment says:

“Avery Dennison’s investment in facilities, equipment and human resources reflects the business potential we see in the electronics sector for high performance adhesive tapes. Look for Avery Dennison to emerge as a key supplier to electronics manufacturers worldwide, and a preferred source for problem solving and technical support.”

The Electronics Solutions and Technology center is now open to customers for same day solutions. The official open house will take place in early July.

Primary applications serviced at the lab include laptops, tablets, notebooks, mobile phones and other electronics requiring engineered PSA solutions.

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Source: Avery Dennison
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