Avery Dennison Corp. engages in the provision of labeling and packaging materials and solutions. Its businesses include the production of pressure-sensitive materials and a variety of tickets, tags, labels, and other converted products. The company operates through the following business segments: Label & Graphic Materials, Retail Branding & Information Solutions, and Industrial & Healthcare Materials. The Label and Graphic Materials Segment manufactures and sells Fasson, JAC, and Avery Dennison-brand pressure-sensitive label and packaging materials, Avery Dennison and Mactac brand graphics, and Avery Dennison brand reflective products. The Retail Branding and Information Solutions segment designs, manufactures, and sells brand and price tickets, tags and labels, and related services, supplies, and equipment. The Industrial and Healthcare Materials Segment products include coated tapes and adhesive transfer tapes that are sold for use in non-mechanical fastening, bonding and sealing systems. Avery Dennison was founded by R. Stanton Avery in 1935 and is headquartered in Glendale, CA.
The mission of the Avery Dennison Foundation is to advance the causes of education and sustainability in the communities where Avery Dennison employees live and work. In cooperation with organizations that receive grants, the Foundation also encourages corporate employees to seek opportunities to become involved with the local community and, through volunteer work, to bring the same spirit of invention and innovation found at the heart of the company's success.