Foil Laminate packages liquid-saturated products.

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Flexi 6648 is suited for overwrapping materials impregnated with liquids and lotions. Laminate features PET/foil/clear PE and offers optimized moisture vapor and oxygen permeability; MVTR is <.001 g/100 sq in./24 hr, and oxygen permeability is <.001 cc/100 sq in./90% RH. Up to 10 colors can be printed on laminate. Specific product types include cosmetic wipes, antiseptic pads, facial towelettes, baby wipes, and medical gauze.



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Flexicon's Flexi 6648, Foil-Laminate Overwrap Offers Cost-Effective Barrier Performance



Cary, Ill. (August 27, 2004)-Flexicon, Inc. offers Flexi 6648, a new foil laminate ideally suited for overwrapping materials (such as towelettes, gauze, etc.) impregnated with liquids and lotions.

Flexi 6648 features PET/foil/clear PE. The structure offers superior moisture vapor and oxygen permeability which are key performance characteristics for liquid-saturated products. (MVTR is <.001 grams/100 sq. inches/24 hours; oxygen permeability is <.001 cc/100 sq. inches/90% RH.)

Additionally, the laminate has been engineered for superior sealing and machinability. This enables optimum production speeds thereby maximizing plant efficiency. Further, the structure holds up to many of the additives/ingredients encountered in these application types.

Flexicon's investment in a new press enables printing of up to 10-colors-a key advantage for those marketing more visually-competitive products such as cosmetic towelettes, baby wipes, etc.

Not only the does the Flexi 6648 offer performance advantages, but technological advances enable Flexicon to offer the structure more cost-effectively than other foil laminations currently on the market.

The Flexi 6648 is suitable for a wide variety of applications in the medical, pharmaceutical, health and beauty aids, toiletries and cosmetics, etc. Specific product types include cosmetic wipes, antiseptic pads, facial towelettes, baby wipes, Unna boots (medical gauze), etc.

Flexicon is known for its ability to create unique, custom-engineered structures, including adhesive laminations, Flexi-Free(TM) solventless laminations, heat-seal coated rollstock, flexographic printing, pouching and perforated tear products.

Founded in 1976, Flexicon's mission is to remain the leader in developing and producing the most technologically advanced flexible packaging materials available. The company is headquartered in Cary, Ill. and operates a 65,000 sq. ft. facility with multiple laminators, printing, perforating, slitting and pouching equipment.

The company is the premier manufacturer of high-performance, flexible packaging materials to the pharmaceutical, medical, healthcare, chemical, food and industrial markets. For additional information: www.flexiconinc.net.

For Sales Inquiries:

Bob Biddle
Flexicon, Inc.
165 Chicago St.
Cary, IL 60013
Phone: (847) 639-3530
Fax: (847) 639-6828
Email: solutions@flexiconinc.net
www.flexiconinc.net

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