An important component in the pressure-sensitive label is release liner, which is the subject of a topical seminar being held in Brussels by Alexander Watson Associates (AWA), one day before Labelexpo Europe commences. The seminar, on 23 September 2019, represents a prime opportunity for both Labelexpo exhibitors, and potential show visitors, to gain valuable updates on this key topic.
The Label Release Liner Industry Seminar brings together recognized experts from across the value chain, led by Corey Reardon, president and chief executive officer of AWA. Following his market update, the senior consultant of AWA, Riitta Salo will talk in detail about supply and demand of paper liners for labeling. Joining them on the seminar podium as presenters are UPM’s director of Business Intelligence and Development Mikko Rissanen; Maxime Bayzelon, president, ETI Converting Equipment; Jerome Salvert, global technology expert, SILCOLEASE Release Coatings, ELKEM; Calvin Frost, president, Channeled Resources Group; Jan ‘t Hart, senior director — Innovation, Sustainability & Compliance, Avery Dennison; and Mark Macaré, Senior Public Affairs & Recycling Project Manager for FINAT. Each of the speakers will deliver up-to-the-minute reports on the headline issues facing the release liner market for labelstock. The program also features an audience question and answer session with speakers, and the day ends with a panel discussion on silicone and coating trends and developments, featuring a team of market leaders.