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Pressure Sensitive Tape Council

3M Industrial Adhesives & Tapes is a proud member of the Pressure Sensitive Tape Council (PSTC)

The PSTC is a not-for-profit, 58-year old, North American Trade Association for tape manufacturers and affiliate suppliers, dedicated to helping the industry produce quality pressure sensitive adhesive tape products in the global marketplace.

PSTC provides education and training, works closely with U.S. Government EPA with air regulations, OSHA with employment regulations, ASTM and other global trade organizations to harmonize test methods. PSTC is globally recognized for their tape testing methods, assuring quality control performance for sticky tapes. PSTC also monitors legislative and regulatory activities.

Visit the PSTC website at to learn more.

PSTC Mission Statement

The Pressure Sensitive Tape Council will be recognized as the influential North American trade association of world-class pressure sensitive adhesive tape manufacturers and their suppliers, whose goal is to increase the global usage of PSA tape products. PSTC member-companies comply with the highest standards for manufacturing quality products with environmentally and socially responsible methods and practices.