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UPM Raflatac labelstock for durables incorporate 3M adhesive technology

UPM Raflatac’s latest introductions for Durables labelling in Europe incorporate adhesive technology from 3M.


RD 300 and RD 932 are high-strength solvent adhesives for challenging substrates and labelling conditions, offering excellent final adhesion in a wide range of durables applications. Developed in cooperation with 3M, they are tailored to meet the specific requirements of UPM Raflatac’s customers. Both adhesives are UL certified for proven durability.


“3M is a global leader in solvent adhesive solutions. Incorporating 3M’s adhesive technology into our label materials means we’re able to cover even the most demanding applications in durables labelling,” says Carsten Otte, Business Segment Manager for Durables at UPM Raflatac. “Combined with UPM Raflatac’s world-class service and customer intimacy, we have created a superior package for our customers.”


About UPM Raflatac

UPM Raflatac, part of UPM’s Engineered Materials business group, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of self-adhesive label materials. UPM Raflatac has a global service network consisting of 12 factories on six continents and a broad network of sales offices and slitting and distribution terminals worldwide. UPM Raflatac employs 2,400 people and made sales of approximately EUR 1.1 billion (USD 1.5 billion) in 2010.



3M is a diversified technology company with a global presence in the following businesses: Industrial and Transportation; Health Care; Display and Graphics; Consumer and Office; Safety, Security and Protection Services; and Electro and Communications. 3M is among the leading manufacturers of products for many of the markets it serves. Most 3M products involve expertise in product development, manufacturing and marketing, and are subject to competition from products manufactured and sold by other technologically oriented companies. At December 31, 2010, the Company employed 80,057 people (full-time equivalents), with 32,955 employed in the United States and 47,102 employed internationally.