Coating Excellence International (cei), a Wisconsin-based flexible packaging and technical products company, announced the opening of its third flexible packaging manufacturing facility, located in Appleton, Wisc.
The addition of this
new world-class facility will provide cei with nearly one million square feet
of combined manufacturing space, further expanding its flexible packagingflexible packagingcapabilities.
facility will house a state-of-the art tandem extruder and related high speed
equipment. cei currently serves flexible packaging customers in a wide
variety of food packaging sectors including cheese and condiments, as well as
pet food and treats, specialty consumer, industrial and agricultural, lawn and
garden, tobacco, wipes and towelettes markets.
"We are thrilled
to be able to offer our customers these expanded capabilities that will
complement our already diverse product offerings while sustaining our
reputation for the industry's highest level of quality and service,"
states Robb Schaefer, cei's executive vice president of flexible packaging.
"The new tandem extruder and support equipment combined with our experienced
product development team will allow us to continue to bring our award winning
innovative solutions to market timely, efficiently and cost effectively,"
states Ed Sanders, cei's vice president of product technology.
Additionally, cei recently invested in the growth of its Wrightstown facility
with the addition of a Totani pouch machine, and new product development
technologies which will advance cei's testing and innovation capabilities.
Mike Nowak, cei's
president, comments, "We are fully committed to our growth in flexible
packaging. Our multiple flexible packaging facilities provide us the
back-up manufacturing processes, logistic efficiencies and innovation our
customers want, need and deserve. Our growth and success is absolutely
tied to our customers' success."
is a flexible packaging and technical products company specializing in wide web
extrusion coating and laminating of film, foil, paper, board and
nonwovens. Featuring EB coating and laminating, wide web flexographic
presses with award winning 10 color process printing with registered backside
print capabilities, offset printing up to four colors and on-site graphics
including design, layout and digital plate production. cei is also an
industry leadingsustainable manufacturer
and printer. It is also AIB, ISO, Chain-of-Custody certified (FSC, SFI,
and PEFC) as well as one of a limited number of certified Sustainable Green