Avery Dennison opens Intelligent Label Solutions Lab in India

Pune, India, April 16, 2019 – Avery Dennison, a global leader in intelligent label solutions and the world’s largest ultra-high frequency radio-frequency identification (UHF RFID) partner, today officially opened its first intelligent label innovation space in the Asia Pacific and Sub Saharan Africa region.

The new Avery Dennison I.Lab™, located in Pune, India, is an interactive facility that provides customers and partners with hands-on experiences, live demonstrations and technical support, to help converters and partners explore the opportunities surrounding intelligent label solutions and RFID adoption.

“We are thrilled to be the third global I.Lab™ in India. “Through I.Lab™, we are well-positioned to advance the creation, delivery and adoption of intelligent label solutions for businesses in various industries,” said Pankaj Bhardwaj, Senior Director and General Manager, Avery Dennison, South Asia, Avery Dennison.

Modeled after the first concept lab in Oegstgeest, Netherlands, this new I.Lab™ will demonstrate how Avery Dennison’s intelligent labeling solutions can bring any item to digital life, transforming multiple industries including aviation, apparel, beauty, and food. By connecting the physical and digital world through unique item-level digital identities, businesses can benefit from improved inventory management and increased efficiencies throughout the supply chain.

“Tomorrow’s business requires smarter solutions that bring positive changes to the way we live, work and play. This investment in I.Lab™ reaffirms our commitment to spearhead co-creations of innovative solutions for tomorrow’s needs with our customers, partners and other stakeholders, in our communities across this region.” said Anil Sharma, Vice President and General Manager, Avery Dennison, South Asia Pacific and Sub Saharan Africa.

“This new I.Lab™ is set to pioneer change and accelerate the development of intelligent labels that will bind the digital and real worlds together. Here in Pune, India, the I.Lab™ will be further augmented by our strong R&D capabilities at the Avery Dennison Innovation and Knowledge Centre (ADIKC) as we collaborate with customers and partners to develop more advanced intelligent labeling solutions across various industries.”” said Marcel Cote, Strategic Marketing Director, Avery Dennison, South Asia Pacific and Sub Saharan Africa.

The I.Lab™ center in Pune is a fully immersive space, taking visitors through the entire supply chain from back-end to front-end environments. Visitors can experience first-hand how Avery Dennison’s intelligent labeling solutions capture and store information and wirelessly transmit data to make businesses more informed.

Avery Dennison has helped facilitate the integration of RFID technology in apparel already, and is now committed to drive the adoption of adopt this technology in new segments.

Learn more about I.Lab™ at averydennison.com/ilab.



About Avery Dennison

Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and manufacturing company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products, which are used in nearly every major industry, include pressure-sensitive materials for labels and graphic applications; tapes and other bonding solutions for industrial, medical and retail applications; tags, labels and embellishments for apparel; and radio-frequency identification (RFID) solutions serving retail apparel and other markets. Headquartered in Glendale, California, the company employs approximately 30,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2018 were $7.2 billion. Learn more at www.averydennison.com.

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About Avery Dennison Intelligent Labels

Avery Dennison’s intelligent label solutions bridge the physical and the digital, enabling businesses to add digital connectivity to any item. In industries as diverse as apparel, beauty, food and aviation, Avery Dennison RFID inlays and other digital trigger technologies give items a unique digital identity, enabling them to connect to the internet and deliver greater capabilities for companies and consumers alike. For companies, our intelligent labels make inventories more visible and more productive, while providing greater insight into consumer behavior and preferences. For consumers, our intelligent labels enhance experiences and make shopping more satisfying, informative and fun.  For the planet, they increase sustainability by improving transparency and reducing waste across the supply chain and making the disposal of products more responsible. Learn more at  https://rfid.averydennison.com/en/home.html



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