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2/7/2017

FLEXcon Announces Collaboration With Polestar Technologies to Manufacture Optical CO2 Sensor

Through supplier relationships, FLEXcon helps Polestar bring their new CO2 sensing technology to market FLEXcon Company, Inc., an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced a collaboration with Polestar Technologies in Needham Heights, Massachusetts, a company that specializes in...

2/2/2017

Lavon Winkler Joins FLEXcon North America as President to Drive Business Growth, Position Company for the Evolving Manufacturing Marketplace

Neil McDonough to Remain CEO & Chairman of FLEXcon North America, FLEXcon Europe, FLEXcon Industrial, Arlon Graphics and Blueshift Materials. FLEXcon Company, Inc., an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced Lavon Winkler as the new President, effective January 30. The com...

1/18/2017

MassMEP New Board Chair Announced

Worcester—Massachusetts Manufacturing Extension Partnership (MassMEP), an economic development, management consulting organization committed to assisting small and mid-sized manufacturers compete and grow in the global economy, is pleased to announce the election of its new board of director&r...

1/17/2017

FLEXcon and ICL Imaging Partner to Bring Interactive Display to EcoTarium in Worcester

Local businesses donate materials and time to museum exhibit focused on Worcester community FLEXcon Company, Inc., an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, partnered with large format printer ICL Imaging to create a 60 foot multi-layered cityscape graphic at the EcoTarium in Worcester. FLEX...

12/8/2016

FLEXcon Lights Up the Night for Chicago Children in Need with Operation North Pole’s Annual Charity Event

FLEXcon and DAXAM collaborate for fifth consecutive year to spread holiday cheer to children in need FLEXcon Company, Inc., an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that for the fifth consecutive year it has been selected by DAXAM, Inc. to help produce and donate graphics for...

11/11/2016

FLEXcon and FiberLok Collaborate to Launch New Category of Applied Dimensional Graphics

Continued partnership drives innovation in brand labeling market FLEXcon Company, Inc., an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that it is supporting FiberLok, a producer of high-end, dimensional graphic heat transfers, patches and stickers, in the development of a new categ...

11/9/2016

FLEXcon Recognized as Environmental Leader by The Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute, Inc.

TLMI awards FLEXcon with the 2016 supplier Environmental Leadership Award  FLEXcon Company, Inc., an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that it has been recognized by The Tag and Label Manufacturers Institute, Inc. (TLMI) for environmental leadership during TLMI&rsquo...

10/18/2016

FLEXcon Selected as 2016 Product of the Year Winner at SGIA Expo

Exclusive Award Honors Innovative Product Technology The 2016 Specialty Graphic Imaging Association (SGIA) Expo brought together leaders of the specialty imaging industry this year in Las Vegas. In addition to a successful showcase, FLEXcon was recognized in the Association's prestigious Product of...

9/13/2016

FLEXcon Announces New DURApro™ OF 120 Clear Overlaminate for Durables, Healthcare, Industrial and Transportation Applications

Fluoropolymer film (PVDF) provides up to seven years UV protection FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the availability of DURApro™ OF 120 Clear overlaminate for end-use applications such as compliance labels, nameplates, power tools, electronics, automoti...

9/8/2016

FLEXcon to Showcase Product Innovation, Commitment to Customer and Co-Supplier Relationships at Labelexpo Americas 2016

FLEXcon exhibits new LAZRfilm™ and DURApro™ products at leading industry trade show FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that the company will be exhibiting at Labelexpo Americas, the largest event in the region for label substrates and package printi...

9/7/2016

FLEXcon Demonstrates Commitment to Customer Relationships at SGIA Expo

FLEXcon to exhibit latest printing products and share insights at industry trade show FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, will exhibit at the 2016 SGIA Expo in support of the company’s mission to remain a strategic resource for customers to achieve their business goals. D...

9/6/2016

FLEXcon to Participate in 2016 Printing Industry Sustainability Conference; Renews SGP Platinum Sponsorship

FLEXcon furthers its commitment to sustainable printing initiatives FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced it will be participating in the 2016 Printing Industry Sustainability Conference, taking place on September 13, 2016, in Las Vegas. This conference is being h...

9/1/2016

FLEXcon Recognized with Printing News 2016 Readers’ Choice Top Product Awards

DigiPro Topcoat Product Recognized for Breakthroughs in Innovation FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the company has been named a winner of the Printing News 2016 Readers’ Choice Top Product Awards. FLEXcon was recognized in the category of “Consu...

8/30/2016

FLEXcon Announces Two New DRUMcal™ Vinyl Products for Petrochemical Drum Labeling

Latest Products Help Printers and Converters Comply with the Globally Harmonized System of Classification and Labeling of Chemicals FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the availability of two new BS5609 Compliant DRUMcal™ 3.1 mil vinyl products (DRUMcal&tr...

8/23/2016

FLEXcon Sticks Together for 60 Years of Manufacturing Leadership

Company celebrates long history of custom manufacturing solutions and support for U.S. manufacturing FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, is celebrating its 60th anniversary of providing custom manufacturing solutions to help customers drive innovation. The family-owned company...

8/9/2016

FLEXcon Announces Two New LAZRfilm™ Vinyl Products for Laser-Printable Applications

Products provide outstanding image quality plus durability and chemical resistance FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the availability of two new LAZRfilm™ 3.1 mil vinyl products. These products feature a new gloss topcoat and a choice of two permanent a...

5/19/2016

FLEXcon to Participate in Panel Discussion at 2016 NASA Technology Day

FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced it will be participating in a panel discussion at the 2016 NASA Technology Day, taking place on May 24, 2016 at the Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio. FLEXcon’s Ken Koldan, Director of the OEM Business team, will ...

3/22/2016

FLEXcon Materials — a Game Changer for E.H. Teasley & Co./Inkjet International to Promote the 2015 Cotton Bowl Classic

Perforated window materials used to wrap parts of AT&T Stadium to increase brand recognition for College Football Playoff Semifinal FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced its SEETHRU-SIGN® perforated film with an optically clear overlaminate was used to br...

3/8/2016

FLEXcon Helps Modernistic Create Dazzling Decal for SGIA Using SHIMMERcal™

FLEXcon demonstrates its commitment to the graphics industry through custom solution FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that it worked with Modernistic to develop a custom construction for the 2016 Membership Decal for the Specialty Graphic Imaging Association...

2/23/2016

FLEXcon Announces STABRITE® Line of Outdoor Durable Fluorescent Films for Durable Goods Labeling and Safety Signage

FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the availability of STABRITE® Outdoor Durable Fluorescent Films, a line of vivid and durable fluorescent films produced by affiliate SMV Technologies. The offering is available in three-year durable non-laminated (printabl...

2/19/2016

FLEXcon Shares Insights into Lean Manufacturing Principles

Company partners with MassMEP to share knowledge about lean manufacturing FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced key takeaways from its recent event, “Principles of Lean Management.” The one-day event was co-hosted by Massachusetts Manufacturing Extens...

2/16/2016

FLEXcon to Provide Industry Insights at 2016FLEX Conference & Exhibition

FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced it will be offering industry insights at the 2016FLEX Conference & Exhibition, a leading conference for the latest breakthroughs in flexible, printed and hybrid electronics, taking place February 29- March 3 at the Montere...

1/20/2016

FLEXcon Shares Insights on Developments and Safety Guidelines in Nanotechnology

FLEXcon hosted New England Nanotechnology Association event, discussing latest industry activities and innovations FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, hosted a New England Nanotechnology Association (NENA) event to discuss the newest industry developments and to share informat...

1/14/2016

FLEXcon Announces FLEXmark® Promotional Advertising Films Approved for Indoor Floor Graphic Applications

Versatile high-performance product line now offers wide-format digital printers three films approved for indoor floor graphics use FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that three of their four FLEXmark® Promotional Advertising Films are now approved for indoo...

1/12/2016

FLEXcon’s Jodi Sawyer Named to Sustainable Green Printing Partnership Board of Directors

FLEXcon furthers its commitment to sustainable printing initiatives FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the appointment of Jodi Sawyer, Market Development Specialist, to the board of directors of Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP). The addition of a F...

12/9/2015

FLEXcon Takes Children Back In Time on Holiday Train Ride with Chicago’s Operation North Pole

FLEXcon and DAXAM collaborate to bring holiday joy to children in need FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that for the fourth year in a row it has been selected by DAXAM, Inc. to help produce and donate graphics for Operation North Pole (ONP), a Chicago-area pu...

12/7/2015

FLEXcon DRUMcal 51932 White Polypropylene Stock Named as Approved Material for FOX IV Technologies’ New Tandem II Label Two-Color Printer-Applicator

FLEXcon and FOX IV announce new partnership that streamlines GHS label printing process FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that FOX IV Technologies, the designer and manufacturer of the broadest range of printer applicators in the world, has named FLEXcon&rsquo...

12/2/2015

FLEXcon Unveils New Brand: Because Relationships Matter

Brand Launch is Highlighted by New Corporate Website Spencer, Mass.– December 2, 2015 - FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today unveiled a new brand that reflects the company’s renewed commitment to customer relationships. The brand launch is highlighted by FLEX...

11/3/2015

FLEXcon Renews Platinum Patron Sponsorship of SGP

FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced renewed Platinum sponsorship of the Sustainable Green Printing Partnership (SGP). In support of sustainable printing, FLEXcon is supporting the SGP with the highest level of sponsorship available. The SGP’s mission is to...

10/5/2015

FLEXcon Shares Industry Insights with Customers in Southwest U.S. and Mexico

Customer seminar events convene customers and FLEXcon employees to share challenges and solutions in the durable products market FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, hosted two customer seminar events which brought together regional customers across the Southwest U.S. and Mexic...

9/29/2015

FLEXcon Develops Polyester Label Stock for Action Packaging Systems, Inc. to Print Labels for Automobile Oil Filter Container Caps

FLEXcon developed label stock strong enough to handle textured surface and extreme conditions FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that it has collaborated with Action Packaging Systems, Inc. to create a resilient label solution for oil filter container caps. FLE...

9/3/2015

FLEXcon Helps NASA Develop Ideas into Reality with Polyimide Aerogel Technology

FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, is participating in a signing ceremony today at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio to mark FLEXcon’s manufacturing and marketing of Glenn’s patent pending polyimide aerogels for many aerospace applications such as ins...

8/3/2015

FLEXcon Partners with Spartanics to Provide Turnkey Finishing Solutions for Labeling and Fabricated Parts

Industry leaders streamline processes to help printers, converters and manufacturers increase ROI FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced it has partnered with Spartanics, one of North America’s top manufacturers of laser cutting systems as well as other indus...

6/23/2015

FLEXcon Announces Introduction of FLEXcon® SA1000 Adhesive for Customers in the Electronic Markets

New adhesive is suitable for high-temperature masking while offering clean removability, offering protection for smaller, hotter electronic devices FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the introduction of a new removable silicone adhesive product, FLEXcon® SA...

6/17/2015

NASA Glenn Signs Exclusive License Agreement for Polyimide Aerogel

The Technology Transfer Office at NASA's Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio, has signed a patent pending, exclusive license agreement with FLEXcon, of Spencer, Massachusetts. This exclusive license allows FLEXcon and its affiliate, Blueshift International Materials Inc., to manufacture and mar...

5/28/2015

FLEXcon Simplifies Converter Labeling Options with Expansion of sureFLEX Product Line for Primary and Secondary Labeling Applications

sureFLEX W120 adapts to a wide variety of surfaces, meeting the unique needs of health and beauty, food and beverage, household chemical, and pharmaceutical industries FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the expansion of its sureFLEX™ product line with sur...

5/21/2015

FLEXcon Sponsors 50th Anniversary of WCAC & WBDC

FLEXcon's Howard Letendre, a Board Member of WCAC, Will Attend to Support Mission of Enhancing Economic Self- Sufficiency of Worcester- Area Citizens FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, is pleased to announce its sponsorship of The Worcester Community Action Council (WCAC) and ...

5/6/2015

FLEXcon Eliminates Drum Label Certification Process for Convertors and Manufacturers Servicing the Petroleum and Chemical Industries

Company Announces DRUMcal™ 51932 has received BS 5609 Sections 2 and 3 Certification with Multiple Thermal Transfer Ribbons FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that to support converters and manufacturers servicing the petroleum and chemical industries, t...

4/28/2015

FLEXcon Announces Boost to Value Proposition via Unique Underwriters Laboratories (UL) Compliance Service Offering

FLEXcon executive serves as a liaison between UL and FLEXcon, providing the company with exclusive insights that help inform their work with customers FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today highlighted a unique service the company provides to customers who are navigating th...

4/16/2015

Go “Greener” With FLEXcon’s New Phosphorescent PP 600 Lt. Green Glow-In-The-Dark Film

FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced an extension to its Phosphorescent product line with Phosphorescent PP 600 Lt. Green V-58 94 PFW. This light green glow-in-the-dark novelty grade film offers more flexibility — wider width, lower-cost alternative to phos...

3/26/2015

FLEXcon Introduces New DigiPRO® Topcoat for HP Indigo Printing on Specialty Films

New offering allows converters with HP Indigo presses to create eye-catching graphics with specialty films FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced a new DigiPRO® topcoat created specifically for use with their 2.4 mil vinyl specialty films for HP Indigo printing...

3/18/2015

FLEXcon Stays Abreast of Current Sterilization Methods and Temperature Requirements with Enhanced Line of Pharmaceutical Labeling Substrates

Updated sterilization offering will now include EB, EO and Gamma methods FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the enhancement of their pharmaceutical labeling substrates offering. The company has improved its product line by expanding approved sterilization tech...

2/9/2015

FLEXcon Expands Support to the Medical Market Under the Leadership of Newly Appointed Shaun McDonough

McDonough charged with building out medical adhesive offering as a market development specialist, medical, within the Performance Products Business Team FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that Shaun McDonough has been appointed to market development specialist...

1/26/2015

FLEXcon Launches FLEXmark® Promotional Advertising Films

New Line Offers Wide-Format Digital Printers High-Performing Products that Fit a Variety of Graphic Applications FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced a new line of FLEXmark® promotional advertising films. Available in clear and white opaque vinyl, these film...

1/20/2015

FLEXcon Expands DPM® Product Line with Introduction of DPM® UVCM

Labeling product provides greater UV blocking protection for the durable goods and transportation markets and offers a choice between gloss and matte FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the extension of its DPM® product line with the launch of DPM® UVCM...

1/13/2015

FLEXcon Answers Growing Demand for Resealable Food Packaging with Launch of optiFLEX® RESEAL™ BARRIER

New offering provides food industry with packaging materials that enhance shelf life by controlling moisture to maintain food freshness FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the launch of optiFLEX® RESEAL™ BARRIER Clear, a new PVDC-coated film that serv...

12/17/2014

FLEXcon Expands SEETHRU-SIGN® Product Line with 50/50 Perforated Pattern

New perforated 50/50 pattern provides greater see-thru visibility for window film applications SeeTHRUSign 50/50FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the extension of its SEETHRU-SIGN® product line with the addition of a 50/50 perforated pattern. FLEXcon&rsquo...

12/15/2014

FLEXcon Announces DPM® U 150 Silver V-29 150 Poly H-9 for Conformability and Durability in Metalized Labeling

New pressure-sensitive film is easily conformable and offers high-end bright mirror finish and extended outdoor durability compared to metalized polyester FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the newest in its DPM® series of pressure-sensitive films designed ...

12/10/2014

FLEXcon Embarks on Charitable Journey for Children with Chicago’s Operation North Pole

FLEXcon and DAXAM collaborate to bring holiday joy to children in need FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced that for the third year in a row it has been selected by DAXAM, Inc. to help produce and donate graphics for Operation North Pole (ONP), a Chicago-area bas...

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