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Jul 16, 2021
Oval Is the New Round

In recent years, the Automotive Industry has shifted its preference from round fir trees and arrow fasteners to oval. The main benefit of the oval shaped feature is that it aids in preventing the rotation of the fastener, keeping the wires more accurately controlled between all the routing points of the harness. But read this to learn there's more to the story.

Oval Fir Tree Tie
Dec 02, 2020
Electrical Vehicle Trends

As EV production continues to ramp up, the need for reliable fastening components becomes increasingly important. In addition to the battery system, other assemblies such as infotainment, autonomous driving and connectivity are features that many electrical vehicles will offer. This further increases the complexity of wire harness installations. View the latest trend data in regards to the production of EVs here.

EV Trends
Sep 10, 2020
The Power of Pursuing Not-So-Obvious Sustainable Solutions

Sustainability game changers can come from less obvious places and little changes can add up to big differences. Read why in this Greenbiz article.

Avery Dennison Article in Greenbiz
Sep 10, 2020
Fastener Solutions Introduces 100% Biodegradable Fasteners

This breakthrough innovation will help keep plastic out of the environment. Fastener Solutions has launched a tag fastener for the apparel industry that completely degrades within one year of exposure to soil microorganisms, without leaving behind microplastics or harmful substances.

Ecotach Biodegradable Fasteners
Apr 02, 2020
Fastener Solutions Launches Ecotach™ Recycled Apparel Tag Fasteners

A complete line of new sustainable product solutions called Ecotach™ is now available from Avery Dennison Fastener Solutions. The Ecotach line of sustainable fasteners is designed specifically to meet the needs of environmentally conscious apparel retailers, brand owners and consumers who want to reduce their environmental footprint. Avery Dennison Ecotach recycled fasteners include rPET and rPA materials and have similar functionality as fasteners made with virgin material.

Ecotach Recycled Fasteners
Dec 11, 2018
Nylon 6/6 Pricing

The price of Nylon 6/6 is rising due to a variety of issues affecting supply and demand. Avery Dennison is committed to helping customers weather this storm.

Resin Prices Rising
Nov 20, 2018
Our New Plastic Can Help Vehicle Engineers Beat the Heat

Modern vehicle trends are pushing engineers to find reliable plastic fasteners that can withstand high temperatures — and do it cost-effectively. Avery Dennison has developed a plastic resin that’s helping them meet that challenge. Find out how.

Temperature Resistant Resin for  Automotive Fasteners
Oct 30, 2018
The Cure for Wrap Rage

Wrap Rage is the frustration one feels when unable to open plastic-clamshell and other product packaging. It can sour a consumer’s experience, and even cause injury. Avery Dennison is helping brands deliver better, safer experiences. Here’s how.

Elastic Staples Cure Wrap Rage
Oct 09, 2018
How Retailers Can Fight Wardrobing

“Wardrobing” is when someone buys an item, intending to return it for a refund only after using it. It’s fraud, and and it costs retailers billions of dollars annually. Here’s how Avery Dennison is helping those retailers fight back.

Avery Dennison Fasteners Prevent Wardrobing
Jun 05, 2018
Environmental Health and Safety Supplier of the Year Awarded to Avery Dennison Fastener Solutions

Avery Dennison Fastener Solutions strives to provide exceptional service and products, and integrates sustainability goals within its operations by engaging employees at all levels while maintaining a safe and healthy work environment. Learn more about the award.

Fastener Solutions Team Displays EHS Award