|Adrian Hulme of Avery Dennison (left) receives the AWA Release Liner Industry Leadership Award from AWA CEO Corey Reardon.|
The annual AWA Alexander Watson Associates Release Liner Industry Leadership Award was presented to Adrian Hulme, R&D Principle, Label & Graphics Materials North America for Avery Dennison Corp. The award was presented during the recent 2019 Global Release Liner Industry Conference & Exhibition in Charlotte, NC.
Presenting this special award for an outstanding contribution to release liners, AWA Alexander Watson Associates CEO Corey M. Reardon said, “Adrian’s work over the decades—he joined Avery Dennison in 1982—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.”
Previous winners of the AWA Alexander Watson Associates Release Liner Industry Leadership Award were Dean Scarborough of Avery Dennison, Calvin Frost of Channeled Resources and Wilhelm Munninger of Mondi.