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.