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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 2017 were $6.6 billion.
The Avery Dennison story begins with a few spare parts, $100, and one very bright idea.
The first Avery labels were simple, round price stickers. Stan Avery chose Kim Kleen Products as his original company name to advertise the ability of a self-adhesive lable to be removed without leaving a mark.
Stan Avery and his 19 employees stand in front of the Fourth Street location to which the company moved in 1940. Today, our operations are in more than 50 countries and over more than 25,000 employees worldwide.
Avery incorporates and becomes, Avery Adhesive Label Corporation.
Avery goes international. Also, one of our earliest known Avery trade show exhibits.
Our Fasson brand base materials found a wide variety of product applications.
Avery obtained a listing on the New York Stock Exchange. In the photo, Stan Avery, Russ Smith and the president of the New York Stock Exchange watch as Avery's symbol appears on the electronic board of the NYSE for the first time.
Avery constructed an entirely solvent-free plant at Peachtree City, Georgia.
First ‘content insensitive’ Radio Frequency Identification (RFID) label is created.
Avery Dennison Retail Branding and Information Solutions is formed, repositioning the Corporation’s second largest business unit.
Avery Dennison completes acquisition of European business of Mactac from Platinum Equity.
Avery Dennison acquires Finesse Medical, an Irish-based company that brings new products, manufacturing capabilities in high-value healthcare materials business.
Avery Dennison completes the acquisition of Yongle Tape Company Ltd., a manufacturer of specialty tapes and related products.
The pursuit of our vision has compelled us to align our businesses into a focused, customer-driven company that specializes in materials science. Our in-depth pool of expertise and global scale enable us to deliver insights, innovative products and intelligent solutions to customers all over the world.
The Avery Dennison story begins in 1935, with just a few spare parts, one very bright idea and a $100 loan. Ray Stanton (“Stan”) Avery, a struggling clerk in Los Angeles, invented a smarter way for stores to price their products, then went on to pioneer the labeling industry. With a few simple materials—primarily used machine parts and a saber saw—Stan created and patented the first self-adhesive, die-cut labeling machine. His practical genius would ultimately yield eighteen patents and establish Avery Adhesives as the company that transformed how brands and businesses deliver information. In 1990, Avery International merged with Dennison Manufacturing to become Avery Dennison. Today, we manufacture and distribute labeling and packaging materials in over 50 countries and employ more than 30,000 people. The flexibility and responsiveness afforded by our company's global footprint enables us to service our customers at key points throughout their supply chain. In just over 80 years we have grown from one bright idea into a global corporation that continues to set new standards for quality and innovation in materials science.
Avery Dennison manufactures and distributes display graphics, labeling and packaging materials, retail graphic embellishments and RFID tags that companies around the world use to engage customers and efficiently manage their inventories. Our products are virtually everywhere you look, providing a crucial thread in the fabric of global commerce.
We sustain Stan Avery's spirit of curiosity through research, invention and development of new materials science products and processes. Our expertise in high-speed manufacturing, information display and management, logistics, branding, graphics and packaging enables us to impact a wide array of markets—from consumer packaged goods and apparel to transportation, architecture and healthcare.
Our culture is the foundation of everything we do at Avery Dennison, and our company values are the basis of that culture. These core values shape our behavior and support our business and people as we continue to grow.
We are driven by doing the right thing. Always.
We are brave in the face of adversity and the unknown.
We get out to get better.
We gain strength from diverse ideas and teams.
We are focused on the long-term health of our business, planet and communities.
We use imagination and intellect to create new possibilities.
We are better when we work together and put others ahead of ourselves.
We expect the best from ourselves and each other.
Are you looking for an opportunity where you can bring your unique skills and talents to work every day? Do you thrive on ideas and making a visible impact? Do you want to work with colleagues who are as excited about what they do as you are, and who are building meaningful careers? Consider Avery Dennison.
Working for Avery Dennison can make a meaningful difference to your future. Here, you can grow your career with a company that has innovation in its DNA and is helping create a more sustainable world. You’ll have the strength of a global market leader behind you as you make an impact in an open,
The Avery Dennison Foundation advances the causes of education, sustainability and women’s empowerment in the communities where Avery Dennison employees live and work and encourages employee engagement with a spirit of invention and innovation, improving the quality of life for the people in their communities.
Grantmaking in education provides funding for educational improvements to elementary, secondary, post-secondary and/or vocational schools; and focuses on STEM (science, technology, engineering and mathematics) or graphic and visual arts educational efforts. These grants direct services to populations who are traditionally underserved because of gender, socioeconomic status or geography.
Grantmaking in sustainability provides direct support for projects that conserve the natural environment and contribute to the social, environmental and economic well-being of communities.
Grantmaking in women’s empowerment provides direct support for projects that address gender equality, equity and opportunities in Avery Dennison communities.
I worked at Avery Dennison full-time (More than 5 years)
Super amazing company and great benefits
Need more on hands training
Advice to Management
Need to be more open to ideas and tips from us, the engineers
I applied through college or university. The process took 2 weeks. I interviewed at Avery Dennison (Oxford, OH) in September 2015.
On campus interview, I interviewed with who would end up being my manager. Very conversational, I did a lot of talking. They were very interested in whether I would be a good fit for the culture more than the technical experience I had in Finance at the time (as I didn't have any). Lots of behavioral based questions but nothing too tricky or intimidating.
Career Advancement Program
Helping employees "upskill" into higher-paying positions
Social Responsibility Pledge
Formal programs or foundation to give back to communities
Has programs that support a diverse and inclusive workforce