tesa is excited to exhibit at this year’s Pack Expo International, held in Chicago, IL on Oct. 23-26. tesa will be featuring its sustainable carton-sealing tape offerings, as well as repulpable single and double-sided splicing tapes.
tesa is a leading manufacturer of pressure-sensitive adhesives serving the paper and print, appliance, automotive, building supply, electronics, and transportation industries, among others. It provides its customers with a full suite of solutions to solve their adhesive challenges.
For packaging, tesa offers sustainable carton-sealing tapes that have 98% bio-based content. tesa has been committed to sustainability goals since at least the year 2000, and has made strides in solidifying its milestones and target dates since then. Currently, tesa focuses on the reduction of emissions, responsible sourcing, use of recycled and bio-based materials, circularity and reduction and waste, and enabling sustainability at its customers and consumers. For example, since 2020, tesa has sourced 100% of its purchased electricity from renewable energy sources.
By focusing on technical innovation, tesa has its sights set not only on reducing its environmental footprint, but also on achieving sustainable growth.
To stay on track for its sustainability goals, tesa has committed to the following initiatives:
- 2006: Signed UN Global Compact
- 2010: Started tesa® EcoLogo Assortment
- 2020: Introduced the Sustainability Agenda
- 2021: Established sustainability department & Chief Sustainability Officer
- 2022: Updated Sustainability Strategy
For the printing industry, tesa offers repulpable solutions. tesa® 4441 is a single-sided repulpable splicing tape recommended for end tabbing, core starting, and butt splicing for heavy paper grades. tesa® 51446 is a single-sided repulpable splicing tape recommended for standard butt splicing applications, and tesa® 51914 is a double-sided repulpable tape recommended for multiple splicing applications.
tesa will have an on-site consultation station at booth W-28051 for prospective customers to figure out, based on their individual and specific needs, which tape solution is best for them.
We look forward to seeing you in Chicago!