Artimelt presents new CEO


Walter Stampfli, CEO at artimelt
Walter Stampfli, CEO at artimelt

On 1 January 2017, Walter Stampfli was appointed CEO of the Swiss hotmelt specialist artimelt AG, which is based in Sursee. Stampfli has 19 years of experience in the global adhesives industry. Most recently, he worked for Henkel in his capacity as general manager Industrial Adhesives, where he was responsible for the adhesives used in engineered wood applications. Previously, he was general manager at Purbond, a specialist in polyurethane adhesives for the engineered wood industry. Prior to his tenure with Purbond, he was employed by Collano as a region head.

In 2016, Collano and nolax bundled all hotmelt activities within LAS Holding and migrated them to the new artimelt competence centre. artimeltoperates worldwide and serves markets for medical, label, tape, packaging, graphics, security and building applications.