Scapa Group to Support The Christie Charity for Three Years


Scapa Group Plc(LDN: SCPA.L), a bonding products and adhesive components manufacturer, has entered a new three year partnership with The Christie Charity, to raise money for The Christie - one of Europe's leading cancer centres.

As a provider of skin friendly solutions to leading global medical OEM's, Scapa is a keen supporter of the advancement of medical treatment and technology. Also, Scapa's headquarters in Greater Manchester are in close proximity to the cancer centre. Scapa's CEO Heejae Chae commented "Partnering with such a great cause as The Christie will I hope, help us to put something back into the community in which we are based, as well as providing opportunities for us to work together on raising money."

Scapa will organise a range of activities to raise funds for The Christie. The programme kicked off with the company's medical team climbing Loch Lomond in March. The team successfully reached the top after a challenging six hour climb and raised £3,500.

On the 15th of May, a Scapa employee team, headed by Heejae Chae, will take part in the BUPA Great Manchester Run. The event is one of the largest and most prestigious mass participation runs in the UK.

Scapa will organise a variety of events over the next three years. Jenny Haskey, head of corporate and sporting events at The Christie Charity, said; "'We are extremely grateful to be entering into a long-term partnership with Scapa Group and we look forward to working with them during their upcoming fundraising activities. Every penny raised will help to save lives.'

About Scapa Group plc

Scapa is a worldwide leading manufacturer of bonding products and adhesive components for applications in the medical, electronics, industrial and automotive markets. Scapa works closely with leading global partners in its target markets, developing specialised adhesive tape bonding solutions for OEM's, distributors and consumers. To contact Scapa, please send an email to marketing@scapa.com. For more information, please visit www.scapa.com.

About the Christie Charity

Money raised for The Christie Charity helps pay for cancer research, vital medical equipment, new developments and extra patient services.

The Christie is one of Europe's leading cancer centres, treating over 40,000 patients a year and is an international leader in cancer research.

Based in Manchester it serves a population of 3.2 million across Greater Manchester and Cheshire, but as a national specialist around a quarter of its patients are referred from other parts of the country.

The Christie houses the largest early clinical trials unit in the world, the biggest chemotherapy unit in the UK and provides radiotherapy through one of the largest radiotherapy departments in the world. It also offers high-quality, high-tech surgery for the rarest and most complex cancers.

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