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Adhesives specialist will participate as a gold level sponsor and will showcase its latest adhesive innovations for label applications including Variable Information Printing (VIP), Deep Freeze Labels, Tyre Labels and Clear Labels

Bostik, the leading global adhesive specialist for industrial manufacturing, construction and consumer markets, today announced that it will participate as a gold level sponsor at the FINAT European Label Forum. The forum, which is organised by FINAT, the European association for the self-adhesive label industry, will take place at the Mövenpick City Center hotel in Amsterdam, Netherlands on 11-13 June 2015.

The three day programme will feature a range of conference sessions and workshops, an exhibition and numerous networking opportunities for participants. Over 250 delegates are expected to attend where they will discuss the latest trends and topics impacting the European label market.

As part of its participation at this year’s event, Bostik will showcase its latest adhesive innovations for the label sector including:

TLH 4275 HE
A patented non-staining adhesive designed to ensure durability and readability for Variable Information Printing (VIP)

TLH 2259 E
A high performance deep freeze adhesive which meets EU Regulation No 10/2011 on plastic materials and articles intended to come into contact with food

TLH 2548 EM
An advanced adhesive designed to overcome the bonding challenges in tyre labelling

TLH 4197 E
A patented adhesive formulated to deliver the highest quality finishes for clear labelling applications

As part of Bostik’s participation, Benoit Pollacchi, the firm’s Strategic Market Development Manager – Tape & Label, will deliver a presentation on the current challenges around supply security which are affecting the label industry.

Speaking in advance of the event, Mr Pollacchi commented, “We are very pleased to sponsor this year’s FINAT European Label Forum. The event is one of the highlights of the European industry calendar and provides a unique opportunity for participants to share their views on the business challenges and trends impacting our market.”

Bostik has extensive experience in the development and supply of adhesives for label applications. It is a leader in the supply of Hot Melt Pressure Sensitive Adhesive (HMPSA) to the sector and works closely with customers across the label value chain including roll stock manufacturers, converters, printers and end users to ensure its solutions meet constantly evolving market requirements.


About Bostik, an Arkema company

Bostik is a leading global adhesive specialist in industrial manufacturing, construction and consumer markets. For more than a century, we have been developing innovative adhesive solutions that are smarter and more adaptive to the forces that shape our daily lives. From cradle to grave, from home to office, Bostik’s smart adhesives can be found everywhere. With 2014 sales of €1.5 billion, the company employs 4,900 people and has a presence in more than 50 countries.