08.01.2021

Elkem Silicones is sponsoring the Industry Leadership & Executive Forum celebrating the 50th AWA Anniversary

AWA, consulting experts to the packaging industry, celebrates 50 years of activity in 2021.  The Silcolease tradename of Elkem Silicones celebrates its 60th year since its first registration by ICI in 1961.  Together, our long industry partnership has seen many changes in the world of packaging and in particular the self-adhesive industry.  This sustainable business relationship now enters an era where a new commitment to sustainable development is part of our DNA.

This year’s “AWA Insights Forum” is dedicated to addressing and creating a dialog on the critical issues leaders and decision makers are facing today, regardless of the company or part of the value chain represented. The focus of the Insights Forum is Sustainability – Innovation – Diversity – Growth – Purpose. Elkem Silicones will be present during this year’s conference as a sponsor and active participant. 

Frédéric Jacquin, Senior Vice President of Elkem Silicones, is joining the event as a keynote speaker to share insights about Elkem regarding “the diversity challenge” and how it provides opportunities for growth and education within the industry globally.

The AWA Insight Forum is a platform providing insights and thought leadership from today’s industry captains and change agents, bringing together CEO’s, Executives, and Experts to provide insights and address key issues, challenges and opportunities for the industry, across the value chain and across the globe.” We are proud that Elkem Silicones is a part of such a great association for all these years.

"The AWA events are great as they bring together decision makers and influencers throughout the value chain", says Nicolas Capron, Silcolease™ Global Business Manager.  He adds, “The leadership forum steps outside the technical and industry specific focus to concentrate on leadership challenges within our industry including collaboration, sustainability, people and value creation through innovation "

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Elkem Silicones Scheduled to Participate at AWA Insight Forum on January 26th, 2021. Find out more at the conference.

About Elkem Silicones 

Elkem Silicones has more than 3,500 employees dedicated to providing silicone solutions with a personal touch that deliver your potential. Elkem Silicones, a division of Elkem, is one of the world’s leading fully integrated silicone suppliers, operating 13 multi-functional manufacturing sites and 13 R&D centers around the globe. Based in Lyon, France, Elkem Silicones offers a full range of silicone technologies for diverse specialty markets including aerospace, automotive, construction, consumer goods, energy, healthcare, paper, personal care and textiles. www.elkem.com/silicones/

About Elkem ASA 

Founded in 1904, Elkem is one of the world's leading suppliers of silicon-based advanced materials with operations throughout the value chain from quartz to specialty silicones, as well as attractive market positions in specialty ferrosilicon alloys and carbon materials. Elkem is a publicly listed company on the Oslo Stock Exchange (ticker code: ELK) and is headquartered in Oslo. The company has more than 6,370 employees with 29 production sites and an extensive network of sales offices worldwide. In 2019 Elkem had revenues of NOK 22.7 billion. To learn more, please visit www.elkem.com