We are a global materials science and digital identification solutions company with locations in over 50 countries, and we employ approximately 35,000 employees worldwide.


We provide a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience.


We lead in serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive.

Locations in
50+ Countries

Our Values

Our culture is the foundation of everything we do at Avery Dennison, and our company values are the basis of that culture. These core values shape our behavior and support our business and people as we continue to grow.


Living Our Values


Across our company and around the world, our employees, suppliers and customers are finding new ways to be a force for good. Lasting change requires commitment and contribution from everyone. As we work toward our 2025 sustainability goals, we’re thinking bigger and reaching higher, applying our collaborative spirit, passion for innovation, and technical expertise to transform our operations, our products, our industry, and ultimately, our world.


Foundation and
Corporate Social Responsibility

The Avery Dennison Foundation envisions a diverse, equitable, sustainable global community where people and the planet thrive. Through grantmaking and employee volunteerism to improve education access, advance environmental sustainability, and promote secure livelihoods, the Foundation and the company help address inequities and support global communities.


Diversity, Equity and Inclusion

Across our diverse, global team, every voice makes us stronger. Diversity drives our reputation as a great place to work, attracting talent to join a team where employees can grow and be productive, innovate, and make a meaningful difference to our organization.


Company History

Ray Stanton (“Stan”) Avery invented the world’s first self-adhesive label as a way to merchandise objects. In 1935, he founded Avery Adhesives in Los Angeles and, in 1990, the company merged with Dennison Manufacturing to form Avery Dennison.