Avery Dennison Corporation has commissioned a high-speed hot melt adhesive coating line at its manufacturing facility in Bangi, Malaysia. The investment is primarily aimed at serving customers based in Southeast Asia, Australia and New Zealand.
“Avery Dennison has a long-standing commitment to develop a strong label and packaging industry,” says Anil Sharma, vice president and general manager of Avery Dennison’s Label and Graphic Materials business for South Asia Pacific and Sub-Saharan Africa.
“This investment enhances our capacity to serve the growing Southeast Asia region and to sustain our strong hot melt portfolio for the Australia and New Zealand markets. The commissioning of the coating line marks a significant milestone in our company’s history—this facility in Bangi will offer complete solutions to our customers, affirming our position as the partner of choice for our clients.”
“Since we began operations in Malaysia 20 years ago, we have been enhancing our capabilities in tandem with customers’ growth and future needs,” says Johnny Gao, senior director and general manager, Label and Packaging Materials for ASEAN, Avery Dennison. “We are proud to grow our local expertise and extend our manufacturing capabilities to deliver the most comprehensive portfolio of label and packaging materials with speed, efficiency and superior quality to customers in Malaysia and the region.”
The facility in Bangi is the first site for Avery Dennison in Southeast Asia to have a high-speed, hot melt coating capability and enables Avery Dennison to provide the complete portfolio of adhesive products to their customers in the Southeast Asia region.