Avery Dennison's Adhesives on Display at MEDICA

By Michael Barbella, Managing Editor | 11.15.22

Company is exhibiting ready-to-use materials for both short-term and extended-wear devices.

Avery Dennison Medical is showcasing its portfolio of multiple wearable device applications at the world's largest medical trade show this week, including diabetes management, remote vital signs sensing, multi-day drug delivery and other Internet of Things (IoT) digital healthcare solutions. The company’s material science team can discuss wearable device material selection, specification, complex construction techniques and human factors.

MEDICA runs through Nov. 17 in Düsseldorf, Germany.
“Avery Dennison Medical offers established technical expertise in wearable medical devices. We are excited for the opportunity to engage with OEMs and converters about their wearable device requirements, challenges and goals,” said Martin Dowd, EU general manager, Avery Dennison Medical. “We understand the complexities and are committed to helping customers simplify, streamline and speed the path from development to commercialization.”
At MEDICA, Avery Dennison Medical is exhibiting ready-to-use materials for both short-term and extended-wear devices. For example, the company’s high-tack breathable soft silicone adhesives (SSA) are designed to deliver patient comfort lasting for extended wear times (14 days-plus) and enable use on fragile skin. There will be multiple adhesive materials featuring repositionability and extended wear, making it easier for healthcare providers, caregivers or patients to attach wearables. The company will highlight solutions for wearable devices’ skin-contact, construction and overlay layers, demonstrating one-stop source capabilities for wearable device developers’ material needs.

Avery Dennison Corporation is a global materials science company specializing in the design and manufacture of a wide variety of labeling and functional materials. The company’s products and solutions, 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. The company employs approximately 36,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Reported sales in 2021 were $8.4 billion. 

Avery Dennison Medical is exhibiting at MEDICA in Hall 6, Booth H07.