FPA Welcomes New Members
Norkol Inc. joins FPA as a converter/associate member. Established more than 48 years ago, Norkol’s markets include commercial printing and packaging, industrial packaging, flexible packaging, and non-wovens. Norkol personnel work with clients using a consultative approach to significantly reduce costs and operating expenses. Facilities in Northlake, IL, Mesquite, TX and Newark, DE offer state-of-the-art slitting-rewinding and sheeting services. Norkol maintains a large inventory for J.I.T. and quick turnaround needs. It also offers programs for products that are shipped directly from manufacturers to the end user.
Plastic Suppliers, Inc.
Plastic Suppliers, Inc. returns to FPA as an associate member. It is a global manufacturer and distributor of bio and petrochemical based films for the packaging, label, HBA, medical, food, and office products markets. Products include polystyrene, polypropylene, PET, PETg, synthetic papers, and EarthFirst™ PLA films for a wide range of market segments and end-uses. With headquarters in Columbus, OH, the company has distribution centers in Dallas, Los Angeles, and Ghent, Belgium. They serve the Americas, Europe, Asia, the Middle East, and Northern Africa.
Teinnovations LLC joins FPA as a converter/associate member. It specializes in specialty lidding films, containers and sealing machines. Among its specialties are lidding films for high-pressure pasteurization. It also supplies anti-fog, fresh produce, retort films for CPET and APET. The company markets its heatseal lidding film under the SealMAX brand. The line is for use with plastic, paper or aluminum containers. The lidding films can incorporate features such as high barrier and dual ovenability. SealMAX machines handle cups, bowls and trays.
Toyo Ink America, LLC
Toyo Ink America, LLC joins FPA as an associate member. Toyo Ink Manufacturing was established in Japan in 1907. In 1976, Toyo Ink America (TIA) started business in the United States. TIA offers an extensive array of flexographic, gravure and ultraviolet inks for the flexible packaging, paper packaging and label printing markets, for both wide and narrow web applications. The company serves a global customer base with a comprehensive line of inks, adhesives and film products that deliver vibrant color, excellent print quality and high performance properties.