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.”
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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.