Avery Dennison Celebrates 75 Years

Pasadena, Calif.-based Avery Dennison Corp. is celebrating its 75th anniversary. From its
establishment in 1935 by R. Stanton Avery — who developed the first self-adhesive label and
label-making machinery and received 18 patents for his pressure-sensitive materials and production
technologies — the company has grown into a $6 billion global enterprise.

July/August 2010