While ORAFOL is not exhibiting at Labelexpo Europe, the manufacturer of adhesive tape systems for industry and trade, was represented at ICE Europe, the International Exhibition for Paper, Film and Foil Converting, and FESPA, both of which were held in Munich in March and May respectively, where visitors were able to gain an insight into ORAFOL’s world of products and services.
At FESPA the world’s leading trade fair for screen, digital, large format, and textile printing, ORAFOL showcased several new products including PVC-free graphic products and surface protection films. At ICE, ORAFOL presented trend-setting adhesive tape systems, water-based dispersion acrylic tapes and acrylate foams for challenging application areas. In addition, visitors could find out about customer- and requirement-specific solutions.
The company’s strong focus on research and development creates added value for customers worldwide and contributes to technological progress. The range of solutions includes graphic products for all areas of application in the graphic industry, retroreflective films and materials, as well as digital printing technologies for their finishing processes, industrial adhesive tapes, structured optical components made from different polymers and high-performance films based on polycarbonate, polyacrylate and thermoplastic polyurethanes.
With its range of dispersion acrylic tapes, ORAFOL offers an alternative to solvent-based acrylics. Waterborne dispersions offer several advantages including ecological sustainability. They can be used on small to large surfaces and are solvent-free (for example VOC-free).
ORAFOL’s comprehensive range of technical adhesive tapes includes transfer tapes, Ultra High Bond tapes, double-sided tapes, foam tapes and splicing tapes. The adhesive tape systems are available in a wide selection of constructions with different types of high-performance adhesives. Under the banner ‘Engineered to Perform Better’ the products guarantee excellent functionality and adhesion on a variety of surfaces to meet the most diverse customer requirements.
ORAFOL Australia operates from a 4000m² purpose-built headquarters and distribution centre in Sydney, as well as distribution centres in Melbourne, Brisbane, Adelaide and Perth. Its self-adhesive sign, graphic and reflective films and adhesive tapes have proved their exceptional quality indoors and out, for over twenty-five years in Australia’s harsh climate, from sub-zero degree winters in Tasmania to high-UV, harsh summer environments in Queensland and Western Australia.
Hundreds of orders are picked, packed and dispatched daily. Customers can save extra time through the ORAFOL eStore, live-linking special customer pricing to the businesses ERP system, ensuring exceptionally high and accurate order fulfillment rates.
In addition to standard products that are suitable for numerous applications, ORAFOL develops products on demand in cooperation with its customers. The product is thereby specially adapted to the requirements and the specific application and at the same time fulfils all necessary legal guidelines. This service enables customers to receive long-lasting products that meet high-quality standards and are precisely suited to their application area.