3M is a global innovation company, and a leader in scores of markets, from health care and highway safety to office products and abrasives and adhesives. 3M’s success begins with their ability to apply their technologies – often in combination – to an endless array of real-world customer needs. Of course, all of this is made possible by the people of 3M and their singular commitment to make life easier and better for people around the world.
Adhesives Research, Inc. (AR) is a leading independent developer and manufacturer of pressure-sensitive adhesives, polymers, tapes, films, coatings, laminates, release liners and drug delivery systems. Adhesives Research, Inc. is organized into two unique businesses: Adhesives Research, which supplies specialty adhesive components to the medical, pharmaceutical, electronics, engineered tapes, release liners and splicing markets; and ARx, LLC, a wholly-owned subsidiary which develops and manufactures client-specific transdermal and thin film drug delivery systems with pharmaceutical and biotech partners.
Avery Dennison is a global leader in pressure-sensitive and functional materials and labeling solutions for the retail apparel market. The company’s applications and technologies are an integral part of products used in every major industry. With operations in more than 50 countries and more than 25,000 employees worldwide, Avery Dennison serves customers in the consumer packaging, graphical display, logistics, apparel, industrial and healthcare industries. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company reported sales of $6.1 billion in 2016. Learn more at label.averydennison.com.
FLEXcon is a global leader in coated and laminated films and adhesives used in graphics applications, manufactured goods and new products. For 60 years, FLEXcon has provided a collaborative, consultative approach to deliver unique solutions that help customers achieve better business results. FLEXcon is a trusted partner to a wide range of companies from printers and fabricators to engineers and designers developing products for existing and emerging markets. FLEXcon has operations throughout North America and Europe with distribution worldwide.
Leveraging more than 50 years of experience in developing and manufacturing adhesives, Mactac has established itself as an industry leader in a variety of markets, and looks to maintain that position through their world class manufacturing capabilities, new product innovation and technological advancements. Mactac’s products are used in a wide range of industries including label printing, graphic design, packaging, digital imaging, retail display, fleet graphics, assembly engineering, automotive assembly, and medical device assembly.