tesa is one of the world's leading manufacturers of adhesive solutions. As a multinational company, tesa has been developing innovative adhesive tapes and self-adhesive system solutions for various industries, commercial customers, and end consumers for 125 years. Since 2001, tesa SE is an independent 100% affiliate of Beiersdorf AG (i.e., NIVEA, Eucerin, la prairie) with close to 5,000 employees today.
Around three quarters of the tesa group's sales (2020: EUR 1,325 million) are generated by applications for industries - already more than 130 tesa tapes may be installed in an electric car and over 70 in a smartphone. A clear focus market for tesa is flexographic printing. The assortment ranges from self-adhesive plate mounting sleeves & tapes, to splicing tapes, and useful process tapes.
The topic of “Sustainable Growth” is a key element of tesas corporate strategy, affecting product designs and production processes. The level of energy efficiency is continuously improved, turning to renewable energy and testing out the use of alternative materials. The companys goal is to achieve a completely climate-neutral business model by 2050.
The commitment to the topic of sustainability is also reflected in tesas topic chosen for the virtual.drupa 2021: “How to Achieve Sustainability Targets with tesa® Twinlock”.