The Flexible Packaging Association is pleased to announce that Evonik Corporation and UTECO North America have joined the association.

FPA associate member, Evonik Corporation, is one of the largest suppliers to the adhesives and sealants industry. The company offers a unique product portfolio of functional methacrylate polymers including DEGALAn binders. These binders represent an excellent solution for heat sealing applications in the packaging industry, and are ideally suited for formulation of high quality lacquers to provide an excellent and secure heat seal in combination with smooth peeling. Evonik Corporation’s FPA official representative is Sabine Engert, market manager. For more information, visit www.evonik.com.

UTECO North America is a provider of service and parts for flexographic printing presses, stack and central impression, coating machines, laminator's (solvent and solventless). The FPA associate member also provides service and parts to rotogravure printing presses and robotized systems for plate cylinder and anilox rollers. The UTECO’s FPA official representatives are Mario Mucciacciaro, executive vice president of sales; and, Mario Verini, service director. For more information, visitwww.utecona.com.

For more information on FPA membership, contact the association at (410) 694-0800 or visitwww.flexpack.org.