With over 100 years’ experience, tesa is one of the leading global brands of adhesive tape built on consistent quality and innovation. We believe in investing for our future with 5% of our turnover going into Research and Development, the successful outcome of this being that half of our sales are from products developed in the last 5 years. In total we have over 250 people employed in tesa's laboratories around the world filing an average of 70 patents a year.
Our range includes double sided tapes
, masking tapes
, protection tapes
, safety tapes
, cloth tapes
, duct tapes
and packaging tapes
, together with many speciality adhesive tapes developed for specific industrial and consumer applications.
tesa industry provides adhesive tape solutions amongst others for the automotive industry, flexographic printing, corrugator packaging, newspaper printing and paper production to decorating and construction. Our consumer division’s range has adhesive tape products for many areas of use in everyday as well as glue sticks and correction rollers for the office to insect protection and DIY solutions for the home.
We strongly believe in offering our customers as much support as possible, and this philosophy is also a major contributing factor to winning new business, where in many cases tesa personnel have been present to offer training and advice during trials around the clock as dictated by shift requirements.
In 2001 tesa SE and tesa UK were formed as wholly owned subsidiaries of Beiersdorf AG, also responsible for NIVEA, the world’s No.1 skin-care brand, meaning more product innovation, faster to market times and enhanced service to our customers.
tesa is also proud to be an official member of the UN initiative for the enforcement of fundamental human and social rights, as well as for ethically responsible action, the Global Compact.