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tesa is one of the world’s leading manufacturers of technical adhesive tapes and self-adhesive system solutions (more than 7,000 products) for industrial and professional customers as well as end consumers. Since 2001, tesa SE (5,200 employees) has been a wholly owned affiliate of Beiersdorf AG  (whose products include NIVEA, Eucerin, and La Prairie).


Applications for various industrial sectors – such as the automotive industry, the electronics sector (e.g. smartphones, tablets), printing and paper, building supplies and security concepts for effective brand and product protection – account for about 76% of the tesa Group’s sales (2023: 1,667.5 million). tesa also partners with the pharmaceuticals industry to develop medicated patches. tesa earns 24% of its sales in the consumer and craftsmen segment, where 300 products for end consumers make working in the home and the office easier.