FMN | November 13th, 2017

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November 13, 2017

Vol. 19 No. 23

Market News


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Flexo Wash Celebrates 15th Anniversary by Greg Kishbaugh M ilestones are important.They are a means to reflect upon what’s come before, a time to measure one’s success and to reevaluate goals. This year, Flexo Wash LLC, Louisville, Ken- tucky, reaches an important milestone, celebrating fifteen years serving the flexo industry.

Tactile Printing To Reach $1.9B

For exclusive content and breaking news please visit The flexographic printing inks market is poised to grow at 4.71 percent Com- pound Annual Growth Rates during pe- riod 2017-2021, according to a new report from Market ReportsWorld. Advancing from growth in the print- ing industry’s key applications, pack- aging printing, label making, and security and secure documentation, the market for tactile and dimensional printing is expected to see robust growth; in select subsegments and re- gions, the technology is even reaching double-digit growth. While global print equipment mar- kets generally are expanding at 2-4 percent annually, the market for glob- al packaging is growing more quickly, especially as markets seek to diversity their product lines and use unconven- tional, unique and out-of-the-ordinary packaging to grab a consumer’s atten- tion, according to an industry report by BCC Research. Flexo Ink Market Poised To Expand (Cont’d on Page 4)

Flexo Wash, led by ( from left ) Mike Potter, Patrick Potter, and Ryan Potter, is celebrating its 15th year in business.

Every company wants to connect with customers on a deep, personal level, but for Mike Potter, CEO of FlexoWash, that com- mitment was built into the company’s DNA. “We offered a full, money-back guarantee right out of the gate,” he said. “I wanted every single customer to know I was a man of my word.” Potter’s son Patrick, who is now the company’s President, sum- marized it as such,“My father set out, quite simply, to be someone who followed through, to be someone who did what he said.” In August, 2002, Potter purchased the exclusive North American

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