Machinery improves manufacturing processes in Matthews facility.
Exopack Advanced Coatings
(www.exopack.com), a global
specialist in contract coating, laminating and finishing flexible materials announces
it has purchased a state of the art coating machine, expanding Exopack’s
capacity and capability.
The addition of this latest cleanroom precision coater brings
to our customers advanced drying and curing capabilities, as well as the
ability to apply multiple coatings in a single pass. This will allow Exopack to
offer quality, yield and efficiency improvements that will take our world
leading contract manufacturing capability to a new and exciting level.
This additional coating asset will allow Exopack to continue
its aggressive growth strategy, focusing on new market platforms as well as its
present market segments of Toll Coating, Electronics, Conductive Films,
Pre-Press, Optical Coated Films, Medical, Security and Digital Storage Media.
“With over 40 years of developing engineered
coated products and coating processes, Exopack is uniquely qualified to partner
with a wide range of highly technical customers with demanding advanced
coatings and products,” says David Neal, Vice President of Exopack Advanced
Coatings. “The new coater allows Exopack to utilize its technical and manufacturing
know-how, giving our new and existing customers confidence of the continued long-standing
commitment to excellence that Exopack has delivered throughout its long
The coater will be located at the
Matthews, NC site in a purpose built clean room allowing full capability web
flip, UV curing, camera inspection, three coating heads, expanded oven capacity
and many more features opening great opportunities for our present and future
Machine installation is targeted
for mid-September and will be fully commissioned by Q4 of 2012. An aggressive
timeline emphasizes the growth path that Exopack are focusing on whilst
supplying highly technical and focused customer support.
Exopack advanced coating improves capabilities and capacity
February 23, 2012