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Product Development and Testing

We Understand Prototyping is Important

FLEXcon’s state-of-the-art Technology and Innovations Center was specifically designed to facilitate collaboration among our scientists from different disciplines – films, adhesives, release liners and coatings. Their daily interactions, along with the most up-to-date tools and equipment, enable the creation of customer-driven solutions.

When you have unique specifications for an application, your technical service representative will work directly with our product engineers and chemists to assess your needs, and then collaborate with you to develop the most appropriate solution. We will conduct in-house testing to ensure that the functional requirements of your end use application will be met, provide lab samples and produce trial runs. We will even develop custom test methods based on our knowledge of the end use application. Whatever the critical success factors are for your application, we will help you feel confident that the product will perform as required.

Chart demonstrating data on custom lab samples

Qualitative and Quantitative Analyses

We can also evaluate product components for both standard and application specific performance. We can provide qualitative and quantitative analyses as may be required for you to meet project specifications, regulatory compliance or other criteria.

In addition, our product specialists are continually assessing the latest developments in printing and converting equipment to proactively develop technologies that will enable you to immediately get the most ROI from any new equipment purchases.

Agency Recognition

We are able to conduct performance testing required for compliance with UL/cUL, BS 5609, ASTM and many others.

Having a DAP certified lab means that we can certify our own materials for UL labeling, including print durability with a variety of inks and ribbons, which enables you to adopt UL-recognized products with the inks included. We will even reimburse UL’s basic adoption fee, so if you adopt our UL listing as-is, the net cost to you will be zero. Visit our UL page for detailed information.

Infinite Possibilities

We’re always looking forward with a mind toward filling unmet needs in the industry. If you’ve got a crazy new idea for pressure-sensitive materials, let’s hear it. We’d love to get the creative juices flowing!

Lab technicians

Committed to Your Success

Maggie Allen, Senior Buyer, MA

"The impact of consistently following defined procedures is better communication across the board – with our front end, suppliers and customers. It’s a continuous loop.

Adherence to standard processes means that anyone on my team can easily jump in (for coverage or an immediate situation) and understand the details because we’re all following the same steps, entering data the same way, and so on. We have an awesome team, and we all know we can count on each other.

One aspect of my job that I find very interesting is working with R&D on bringing in new product components. Collaborations among our cross-functional teams allow me to gain a lot of insight from a business and a customer perspective. This impacts my decision-making because I have a better understanding of the ultimate goal.

In my spare time, I love to cook and garden – and cook my gardening!"

FLEXcon Senior Buyer