Avery Dennison’s Adrian Hulme wins 2019 AWA Release Liner Industry Leadership Award
Adrian Hulme, R&D principal, Label & Graphics Materials, North America at Avery Dennison, has been named the recipient of this year’s AWA Release Liner Industry Leadership Award.
Presented during the 2019 Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition in Charlotte, North Carolina, the award recognizes outstanding contribution to release liners. Previous winners include Dean Scarborough of Avery Dennison, Calvin Frost of Channeled Resources and Wilhelm Munninger of Mondi.
Hulme joined Avery Dennison in 1982. He has spent the last decade in senior R&D positions.
Corey M Reardon, president and CEO at AWA Alexander Watson Associates, said: ‘Adrian’s work over the decades has spanned the development of release papers, films and silicone coatings. He has been involved in many collaborative efforts, across the value chain, working with suppliers and customers alike – and it has benefitted the entire release liner industry.’
Read details on the sleeve labeling market from this year’s AWA International Sleeve Label Conference in L&L issue 3, 2019