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Avery Dennison Corporation (NYSE: AVY) is a global materials science and digital identification solutions company that provides a wide range of branding and information solutions that optimize labor and supply chain efficiency, reduce waste, advance sustainability, circularity and transparency, and better connect brands and consumers. Our products and solutions include labeling and functional materials, radio frequency identification (RFID) inlays and tags, software applications that connect the physical and digital, and a variety of products and solutions that enhance branded packaging and carry or display information that improves the customer experience. Serving an array of industries worldwide — including home and personal care, apparel, general retail, e-commerce, logistics, food and grocery, pharmaceuticals and automotive — we employ approximately 35,000 employees in more than 50 countries. Our reported sales in 2023 were $8.4 billion.
Infor is a global leader in business cloud software products for companies in industry specific markets. Infor builds complete industry suites in the cloud and efficiently deploys technology that puts the user experience first, leverages data science, and integrates easily into existing systems. Over 67,000 organizations worldwide rely on Infor to help overcome market disruptions and achieve business-wide digital transformation.
Oritain is a world leader in using forensic science to trace the origin of products. It works with Mother Nature and doesn’t rely on barcodes, packaging or other tracer systems. Everything that is grown, reared, or made, is a product of its environment, absorbing a unique ratio of elements and nutrients depending on where in the world it comes from. This is what Oritain analyses, using a unique combination of forensic science and statistics to accurately verify the origin of products.
PDS Limited (PDS) is a global fashion infrastructure platform offering product development, sourcing, manufacturing, and distribution for major brands and retailers. Collaboration is at the heart of PDS, both when it comes to its partners and the environment. The business is guided by the core values of trust and transparency, whilst keeping in mind its four sustainability pillars - Respect Water, Reduce Emissions, Build Community, and Think Circular. PDS has 50+ offices and is present in more than 22 countries. PDS also has a $50M Venture fund, which invests in the world's most innovative solutions, promoting sustainability, traceability, material science and circularity within the fashion industry.
Headquartered in Arlington, Virginia, USA, with regional offices in Hong Kong, SAR, and Dhaka, Bangladesh, full-time staff in Europe, India and Southeast Asia (Thailand, Vietnam, and Indonesia), and for Latin America, WRAP is an independent, objective, non-profit team of global social compliance experts dedicated to promoting safe, lawful, humane, and ethical manufacturing around the world through certification and education.

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AAFA’s tools, resources, education, and communication platforms provide businesses with opportunities to build their brands, connect and network with like-minded professionals, and showcase their content expertise. AAFA members can maximize their unique ROI by creating customized sponsorship and advertising experiences. Only current members may sponsor AAFA’s portfolio of events, meetings, webinars, and content pieces as this creates a community of trust and builds relationships among industry partners who align with AAFA priorities. To learn more, click here or contact Megan Balkovic at (202) 573-3011.