COVID-19 Response | Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison is Supporting Essential Business Needs, Our Employees and Communities During COVID-19 

As we all navigate the challenges of COVID-19, we recognize the critical role we play within the supply chain to ensure the flow of goods and products of our customers, especially the products that help many of our customers supply essential food, medical, health and hygiene, and safety products to communities across the globe during this critical time.

The health and well-being of our employees is our top priority. That’s why we have implemented a number of measures to help keep our workplaces safe, support our employees during this challenging period, and ensure we maintain our ability to serve you, our customer, now and for the long term. We continue to monitor the situation closely and follow all guidance from local authorities, as well as guidance from the World Health Organization.

Courage and teamwork are at the foundation of our values. We are incredibly proud of our employees who are working every day on the front lines to ensure we remain operational and can continue supplying materials for critical consumer and healthcare products. We feel equally proud to stand alongside our customers and global communities as we work together to overcome any challenge that arises.

Let us all continue to be safe and stay healthy.

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Avery Dennison COVID-19 Relief Efforts

#patchedtogether
During a time of uncertainty, it’s important to remain united and show that we are in this together: Although we may be physically apart, we are together in heart. To bring this idea to life, we’ve developed a series of limited edition digital patches that celebrate our healthcare heroes and encourage people to stay safe and be kind. Help us spread the word, download the patches and share.

North America
Smartrac and SUKU leverage NFC and blockchain to guarantee authenticity of COVID-19 test kits and PPE. Read more >
Avery Dennison partners with Global Safety First, LLC to produce and exclusively distribute N95 masks for healthcare professionals. Read more >
Avery Dennison Greenfield, IN employees donated 7,680 N95 masks and 16,000 pairs of gloves to Hancock Regional Hospital.
Avery Dennison employees at our Engineered Films Plant (EFP) in Concord, OH donated six cases of N95 respirator masks and several cases of nitrile gloves to Lake Health-TriPoint Medical Center.
With the national shortage of clinical PPE also being felt in Fort Wayne, IN, our local employees rallied to donate 2,400 N95 particulate respirators to Ortho Northeast (ONE), which supports traumatic injuries and other care at Parkview Regional Medical Center and Parkview Randallia Hospital.
The Avery Dennison Foundation created the U.S. COVID-19 Rapid Community Response Fund to support organizations providing basic needs during the pandemic, including food, shelter, education, and child care. Read more >
Our Mill Hall, Pennsylvania site is altering its production to manufacture hand sanitizer for those in their community in need. Our team was able to produce roughly 3,000 pounds just after two weeks. Read more >
Avery Dennison Medical will adapt production to donate 500,000 disposable plastic face shields to U.S. medical and healthcare facilities in need. Initial donations will be made to Ohio hospitals including the Cleveland Clinic and Lake Health Hospital System, and many other hospitals and organizations nationwide. Read more >
Avery Dennison Medical donates 80,000 face shields to Southern California’s Dignity Health Hospitals. Read more >
Europe
The Avery Dennison Kreuzlingen team stepped up to produce and deliver four tons of AVC-CID sanitizing liquid for Hôpital Kirchberg, a local Luxembourg hospital.
The Avery Dennison Turnhout, Beligum employees collected nearly 700 protective masks in a matter of hours to support their local hospital.
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Avery Dennison Rodange, Luxembourg donated protective face masks and goggles at the request of Hôpitaux Robert Schuman.
Avery Dennison Norway donated 1,400 face masks to a local medical center.
Our R&D team in Kreuzlingen, Switzerland created 5kg batches of hand sanitizing liquid in the lab to supply the city of Kreuzlingen.
The Avery Dennison Early Career Program (ECP) Challenge was launched just a year ago, allowing colleagues in our Graduate Program to explore their own ideas for #innovation and improvement. This year, one team came up with the idea of a European-wide blood drive campaign, to give back to local communities and drive positive change. The first successful blood donation event was in Champ-sur-Drac, #France before COVID-19 confinement.
Our Label and Packaging team in Europe donated 15,000sqm of material to UK trade printer Baker Labels to produce three million labels, free of charge, for the ‘Salute the NHS’ campaign, which has been set up to provide a million meals to NHS staff. Read more >
The Coating and Finishing teams at our Gotha, Germany plant are showing genuine team spirit by working weekends and taking extra shifts to meet our customers' needs.
The Avery Dennison Gotha facility employees donated 2,000 euro to Gotha Tafel, a nonprofit volunteer organization that drives to reduce food waste and distribute meals to those in need.
Our Gotha, Germant employees donated urgently needed disinfectant and protective gloves to Deutsches Rotes Kreuz (German Red Cross) to support frontline workers.
The local zoo in Gotha, Germany has been financially impacted by recent closures. Our employees donated 1,000 euro to support the animals and organization's needs.
South America
The Avery Dennison Brazil team partnered with Natura Brazil and Ypê to donate more than 1.2 million units of self-adhesive materials to label hand sanitizers, produced by both brands, in preparation for donation to local communities.  
The Avery Dennison Dominican Republic site donated $1,000 for face masks.
The Avery Dennison Brazil team partnered with SmartX to finance the production of 700 face shield masks, which were then donated to local health institutions like Unicamp (Universidade Estadual de Campinas), Casa de Saúde de Campinas and Hospital Emílio Ribas and more.
Our Reflective Solutions team in Brazil partnered with the State University of São Paulo (UNESP) to donate double-sided tape that is normally used for traffic signs, for face shield production.
In partnership with Polpel, Avery Dennison Brazil, through the Circular Economy Program, donated rolls of recycled paper towels to "Santa Casa de Vinhedo" Hospital and UPA (Emergency Service Unit). By reusing the cellulose fibers from our recycled liners' residue from the production chain, we were able to turn garbage into fully sustainable paper towels and give back to a local community.
Avery Dennison joined forces with leaders in the Wine and Spirits industry in Argentina to donate the necessary paper to create the labels for the donation of alcohol disinfectant. It's estimated that a total of 60,000 units will be delivered in the following weeks.
Asia Pacific
Avery Dennison China produced and prepared 150K packing stickers to prepare Asia Socks' face masks for donation.
Avery Dennison China hosted a New Year charity fair and CSR roadshow, which collected 6000+ yuan and was used to purchase protective masks for our Wuhan staff and Kunshan Migrant School.
Our China employees established a support initiative to help purchase 30k+ protective masks for employees.
Our team supported our Wuhan region during the COVID-19 by donating more than 5000 yuan materials to 18 employees.
Project Hope allowed our China employees to donate 20160 yuan to ease the financial burden and support 24 students to study in Qianhai for one year.

 

Our Employees
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Avery Dennison Blood Drive
The Avery Dennison Early Career Program (ECP) Challenge was launched just a year ago, allowing colleagues in our Graduate Program to explore their own ideas for innovation and improvement. This year, one team came up with the idea of a European-wide blood drive campaign, to give back to local communities and drive positive change. The first blood donation event was in Champ-sur-Drac, France before COVID-19 confinement, and it was a great success!


 

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Shop Floor Heroes
Avery Dennison stands united in response to COVID-19, and we could not fulfill the needs of our business demands without the support of our shop floor employees.


 

Supporting Mainland China and Hong Kong
In support of our colleagues in mainland China and Hong Kong who are combating the coronavirus, our employees from around the globe joined forces to share words of encouragement.

 

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