Complementing SMI’s existing offering, the addition of the new products will enable the companies to bring a comprehensive range of solutions. SMI presents a wide range of paper and filmic label stock solutions.
September 03, 2021
SMI Coated Products Private Limited, a company providing label stock solutions, and FLEXcon Company, Inc., an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, has announced their association to bring durable label stocks in India.
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India-based SMI has attained a strong brand presence amongst the printers/converters and is regarded as one of the key players amongst the top label stock companies in the country. To date, the company has presented the end-user market with a wide range of paper and filmic label stock solutions using acrylic and rubber-based hot melt adhesives.
With the partnership with FLEXcon, SMI is going to provide polyester and vinyl label stocks with high-performance adhesives ideal for harsh environment labeling. Initially, the company will present eight of FLEXcon’s base films that are UL-recognized in addition to one robust overlaminate. Complementing SMI’s existing offering, the addition of the new products will enable the company to bring a comprehensive range of solutions in the automotive, outdoor power equipment, power tool, appliance, and electronics markets.
John Forster, VP International Sales & Corporate Development, FLEXcon, commented, “This synergistic relationship will allow SMI and FLEXcon to jointly provide exceptional products into the Indian market without the challenges of time differential or cultural barrier.”
The new solutions will have selections from pre-established ranges – THERMLfilm® NEXgen™ and COMPUcal® EXCEL™ and FLEXcon’s recently launched FLEXcon® NEXgen™. Since the offerings are UL-recognized, they can be seamlessly adaptable into a printer/converter’s UL file, allowing them to support equipment OEMs.