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FLEXcon Acquires Arlon Engineered Coated Products and Arlon SignTech, Ltd.

Acquisition Strengthens FLEXcon’s Presence in the Industrial Marketplace with Adhesive Tapes and Laminates.

FLEXcon, a leading manufacturer of pressure-sensitive films and adhesives, has acquired the business assets of Arlon Engineered Coated Products and Arlon SignTech, Ltd. of San Antonio, Texas forming FLEXcon Industrial, LLC. This strategic move expands FLEXcon’s manufacturing capabilities to produce engineered products. The new FLEXcon Industrial, LLC has hired all of the executives and employees.

For more than 50 years, Arlon Engineered Coated Products has manufactured a range of industrial products for numerous industries. The company coats and laminates a variety of films, foams, synthetic materials, and foils. Arlon SignTech, Ltd. produces flexible PVC substrates used in outdoor signage – they are a supplier to Arlon Graphics, LLC. The new FLEXcon Industrial, LLC will continue to manufacture and sell its full line of adhesive tapes and laminates.

“FLEXcon is excited to announce the formation of FLEXcon Industrial, LLC,” said Neil McDonough, President and CEO, FLEXcon. “The specialty equipment, and skill set of the employees enhances our capabilities to produce adhesive tapes and laminates and positions us for further growth in the industrial sector.”

FLEXcon is a family-owned, privately-held business formed in 1956, with 1200 employees throughout North America and Europe. The company is recognized as an innovator in coating, laminating, and finishing of wide-web roll-to-roll polymeric materials, with expertise in graphics and label applications as well as bonding, barrier, optical, and electronics applications. The manufacturer offers industry-leading capabilities to produce one-of-a-kind custom film and adhesive products as well as the largest selection of standard off-the-shelf products.

About FLEXcon
FLEXcon is an ISO 9001:2008 worldwide manufacturer of pressure-sensitive films and adhesives for applications including indoor and outdoor advertising, bonding/mounting, and product identification, safety, hazard, bar-coded, and primary labels. The company’s Value-Better-Supreme (VBS) product offering is the most extensive standard product offering in the pressure-sensitive film industry. FLEXcon is also a leader in developing custom solutions to meet unique converting or application needs. FLEXcon’s mission is to provide its customers the highest quality products with exceptional service. The company is headquartered in Spencer, Massachusetts, and has operations throughout North America and Europe, with distribution worldwide. For more information on FLEXcon, visit