FMN | March 2nd, 2020

Flexible Packaging Association Launches Website The Flexible Packaging Association (FPA) has launched its new website, . The FPA is committed to connecting, advancing, and lead- ing the flexible packaging industry and the new web- site is a key communication tool in that quest. The homepage offers a ‘FPA Spotlight’ section that highlights the Market Tracker, the State of the Flexi- ble Packaging Industry Report, the Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition, Upcoming Events, Advocacy, and recent publications. Many of the resources contained in the website are for FPA members only and require a login. “FPA offers a wealth of information for our members, stakeholders, and the public, and our new site is more streamlined and user-friendly, making it easier to find critical information,” said Alison Keane, Esq., CAE, IOM, and FPA President & CEO. The ‘Industry Information’ section includes business statistics and financial benchmarking reports, such as the State of the Flexible Packaging Industry Report and the quarterly ‘Pulse of the Industry’ Reports under in- dustry resources.This section features the advantages of flexible packaging, the market tracker, an industry over- view and industry facts and figures. The section also contains the pressroom which offers a variety of news and information tools to keep members up-to-date. The ‘Programs’ section highlights key association programs such as the Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards Competition, the Flexible Packaging Student Design Challenge, Human Resources, and the Steriliza- tion Packaging Manufacturers Council.The ‘Programs’ section also highlights FPA market research and out- reach materials that we encourage members to use and share with colleagues, customers, suppliers, and other stakeholders. UEI Group Opens World Headquarters The UEI Group companies recently unveiled its new World Headquarters, located in Overland Park, Kansas. To commemorate, the UEI Group held an opening cer- emony for its employees and local officials,which con- cluded with a ribbon-cutting by Glenn and Sue Hutchi- son, the Chairman of the Board and his wife. UEI Group companies were founded with one com- pany by Glenn E. Hutchison in 1971. Since then, the UEI family of companies has grown from a single com- pany and a few employees to multiple companies, in various locations.

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Eaglewood Technologies, LLC

Eaglewood Technologies provides the award-winning Sitexco Laser Systems, Sanilox ™ Systems and Sani- Blast ™ Mobile Service. Sitexco Laser Systems are the latest technology in anilox roll cleaning and are perfect for packaging and label printers. Sanilox ™ Systems are the global standard of reliable, environmentally safe anilox roll cleaning. Sani-Blast ™ cleaning service has been cleaning rolls for over 20 years and offer several cleaning options to minimize downtime. Flint Group Flint Group Flexographic Products develops, man- ufacturers and markets an extensive portfolio of printing consumables, including: nyloflex ® photopoly- mer printing plates and processing equipment, and dayCorr ® die-cutting blankets and anvil covers. With a strong customer focus, unmatched service and support, and superior products, Flint Group strives to provide exceptional value, consistent quality and continuous innovation to customers around the world. Harper Corporation of America We’ve made ceramic anilox rolls longer than any- one in the world and pride ourselves on being the best in the world. Whether wide web, narrow web, newspaper, or corrugated markets, Harper continu- ously strives to bring new flexographic products and services to the printing industry that will improve the

quality of your graphics. J I MacWilliam Co., Inc.

Used equipment for flexible packaging, folding carton, paper, film, foil and non-woven industries. Professional, knowledgeable service for more than 30 years.

KBA-Flexotecnica – Get the Edge

Flexotecnica’s patented Safe Sleeve Change ® system and Speedy Clean ® auto washup system are designed to give converters a competitive edge through Flexotecnica’s commitment to research and development. Sales, service and support for Flexo- tecnica presses is provided by KBA North America, Inc. in Dallas, Texas with U.S. resident technicians, an extensive spare parts inventory and an experi- enced, dedicated service staff.

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