Walker Tape Converting 2020 Expo

Walker Tape Converting’s Attending the 2020 Adhesives & Bonding Expo Combined with the Foam Expo North America

The What and Why of the Joint Adhesives & Bonding/Foam Expo

Walker Tape Converting Employees

The Foam Expo North America is the world’s largest free-to-attend exhibition and conference geared toward all things related to foam products. 


The Adhesives & Bonding Expo is also a free-to-attend exhibition and conference, connecting supply chains across various industries involved with bonding technologies.

And for the first time, these shows will merge into one comprehensive, unmissable event (referred to below simply as the expo). From material suppliers to end users, we get to spend three days learning about the latest breakthroughs in our industry and fostering valuable relationships. Just look how happy Walker Tape Converting President Diane Bonham looks with tesa’s fantastic team!  


The expo helpfully organizes a daunting amount of vital information into digestible experiences, including the following:


  • New Product Showcases and Demos
  • Conference Presentations and Panels
  • Roundtable discussions
  • Material Jam Sessions
  • 101 Tutorials
  • B2B Meetings
  • Exhibits, Exhibits, and More Exhibits



  • Learn from experts how to most effectively minimize production and material costs
  • Source innovative solutions to give you the competitive edge in product design and delivery
  • Discover disruptive methods to improve your company’s sustainability such as multi-material bonds and closed-loop material cycles
  • Check out how new materials, and recycling old ones, boost output and profits
  • Secure your assembly line’s future with the latest understanding of automated systems
  • Study how others in your industry are developing products
  • Access relevant, high-quality content in your field 
  • Network with important representatives spanning your entire supply chain
Walker Tape Converting Why



You mean, of course, besides Walker Tape Converting? Like mentioned above, this expo covers the whole gamut of foam and bonded material supply chains. The promotional material for the event states, “if you are looking for industrial solutions to bind materials together, for any function, this is a critical event for your calendar in 2020,” and we agree.


From the seasoned engineer to the newest member of the sales team, you should take advantage of this opportunity to network with the leading experts and professionals in the business free of cost. Chances are your biggest competition will attend.

Walker Tape Converting Who

Featured exhibitors at the expo include our trusted suppliers: 3M, Avery Dennison, Berry, Mactac, Scapa, Shurtape, and tesa. Plus, those in attendance last year included these big names: Adient, Amazon, Apple, BASF, Bose, Bridgestone, Brooks Sports, Dart Container, Evonik, Faurecia, Ford, General Motors, Goodyear, Honda, Honeywell, Lockheed Martin, Nike, Nissan, Siemens, Toyota, Under Armour, Whirlpool, Wilson, etc. The list goes on and on. The who’s who in nearly every industry imaginable attends this expo.



  • Tuesday, March 24, 2020:

              9:30am-5:30pm EST

  • Wednesday, March 25, 2020:

              9:30am-5:30pm EST

  • Thursday, March 26, 2020:

              9:30am-3pm EST

Walker Tape Converting When



Halls A, B, & C 

Suburban Collection Showplace

46100 Grand River Ave

Novi, MI 48374, USA

Walker Tape Converting Where

According to the expo, “situated in Detroit, the heart of industrial America, this exhibition is ideally located to bring together design engineers, from a diverse range of manufacturing sectors, looking for bonding systems to assembly efficient, durable, and light-weight components”.

Make Sure to Visit Our Exhibit at Booth #910 

Product Demos of Our New Exclusive 3M™ Adhesive Tape 9088R by Walker Tape Converting

Walker Tape Converting 3M 9088R

We’re unveiling our exclusive 3M™ Adhesive Tape 9088R by Walker Tape Converting at the expo. Our high-performance, general-purpose, double-sided tape has several fantastic benefits for converters and customers alike. 


And we’re going to be showcasing these benefits during all three days of the expo. Stop by, and learn how our new tape helps you stay ahead of the competition.

Materials Featuring Our Unique Capabilities for Customers and Other Converters 


In addition to exclusive product showcases, we’re sending our leading custom tape converting expert to table our booth, Ryan Wismar. Ryan, and select members of his team, will take you through what makes Walker Tape Converting so unique. 


They’re going to show how versatile we are at custom tape converting, including our capabilities in building custom machinery in order to create the exact solution your project calls for. Of course, they will offer and walk you through helpful reference materials to take back to work with you after the expo.


Delicious Food in the Dining Area


Lastly, we hope you enjoy the catering provided throughout the three days of the expo. We’re sponsoring the event’s food options, including the concessions and lunch offerings. The only thing better than landing a fantastic business opportunity at this expo is doing so over a plate of your favorite food.


To get your hands on our new 3M™ Adhesive Tape 9088R by Walker Tape Converting before the expo, request a sample today.

Walker Tape Converting Adhesives and bonding expo