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Prime Label Substrate Adhesive offers problem-free performance.

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June 12, 2014 - Running without buildup on converting or dispensing equipment, V-01 higher-shear, permanent acrylic adhesive maximizes performance for prime labeling applications. Product adheres to various container types, including low-surface energy HDPE, and offers open time for clean removability of misapplied labels. While compliant with FDA 175.105 for indirect food contact, adhesive also resists effects of moisture and exposure to product contents and passes soapy squeeze testing.

FLEXcon

1 Flexcon Industrial Park, Spencer, MA, 01562, USA

Original Press Release

FLEXcon Introduces New Prime Label Substrates with V-01 Adhesive for Better Performance

Press release date: June 4, 2014

Higher-shear, permanent acrylic adhesive offers improved performance with no adhesive buildup on converting or dispensing equipment

Spencer, Mass. – FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced the addition of products for prime labeling applications using the company’s new, higher-shear, permanent acrylic adhesive.

Available as part of the optiFLEX®, optiFLEX® EZ™, optiFLEX® CONCEAL™, optiFLEX® CONFORMmax™, THINflex® and DigiPRO® PRIME™ product lines in addition to the original sureFLEX™ line, FLEXcon’s new generation V-01 adhesive offers problem-free performance by running without buildup on converting or dispensing equipment. It provides excellent adhesion to a variety of container types, including low-surface energy HDPE. It also offers open time for clean removability of misapplied labels, allowing the container to be salvaged and re-labeled.  V-01 resists moisture and exposure to product contents and passes soapy squeeze testing, making it ideal for the health and beauty, food and beverage and household chemical markets. It is compliant with FDA 175.105 for indirect food contact.

“We pride ourselves on our ability to listen to our customers needs and then develop products that will not only help them capture new business but also reduce cost and to run efficiently,” said John Bennett, Vice President, FLEXcon. “V-01 is our answer to the many challenges our customers face in supplying the consumer packaging market with competitive pricing and superior performance both on the press and in the end use.”

FLEXcon’s V-01 adhesive is available on a wide range of films for use on a variety of container types including rigid, semi-squeeze and full-squeeze containers. In addition, products are available for a variety of print technologies, including HP Indigo, UV, solvent, emulsion and hot stamp, to name a few. Label substrates with V-01 are readily available, many in Quick-Ship and/or pre-slit inventory for fast delivery. To learn more, visit www.flexcon.com/v01 ( http://www.flexcon.com/Resource-Center/Product-Spotlight/V-01.aspx)

About FLEXcon
FLEXcon is an innovator in adhesive coating, laminating and finishing of durable materials used in graphics applications, electronics and new products.  Through a culture of curiosity, flexibility and a drive for excellence, FLEXcon is the trusted partner to a wide range of companies from printers and fabricators to engineers and designers developing products for existing and emerging markets. Headquartered in Spencer, Mass. the company has operations throughout North America and Europe with distribution worldwide. For more information, visit www.FLEXcon.com or call 1-508-885-8200.

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