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Coating Excellence International in technology agreement with Teruel in Brazil

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Coating Excellence International in technology agreement with Teruel in Brazil

November 07, 2014 - 06:47

WRIGHTSTOWN, WI, Nov. 7, 2014 (Marketwired) -cei (Coating Excellence International), a market leading U.S. flexible packaging and technical products company, today announced that it has entered into a technology agreement with Teruel Incorporated of Brazil. Under the agreement, cei and Teruel will share technology capabilities.

Teruel is a leading Brazilian manufacturer of flexible packaging located in Jaguariúna, Brazil. Teruel is known internationally for its team of highly qualified technicians and modern technology, producing flexible packaging for a wide range of markets.

In the short term, cei will be employing Teruel's micro-dot technology to produce a unique opening that makes a ream of film-wrapped copy paper effortless to open. This technology improves the product by giving the consumer an easier opening ream, providing a single stream film, making the wrapper recyclable and, in addition, by providing the paper mill with a cost effective wrapper.

"We are very pleased to have this agreement in place. It will allow cei to continue to lead innovation in the cut size market by offering customers the solutions they want and need in this ever-changing and highly competitive market. This agreement demonstrates cei's commitment to growth in this key market. Both Teruel and cei share the same customer focused philosophy of serving customers better than anyone in the industry," stated Mike Nowak, CEO of cei.

"Teruel is pleased to work with cei to offer its technologies in the United States while investigating the feasibility of bringing some of cei's products to Brazil. Teruel looks forward to a long relationship with our friends at cei and collaborating on many mutually beneficial projects," stated Nelson Teruel, President of Teruel Incorporated.

About cei

cei is an industry leading flexible packaging and technical products company specializing in wide web extrusion coating and laminating of film, foil, paper, board and nonwovens. cei features EB (electronic beam) coating and laminating, wide web flexographic presses with award winning 10 color process printing with registered backside print capabilities, offset printing up to four colors and onsite graphics including design, layout and digital plate production and High Definition and Expanded Gamut printing. cei is also an industry leading sustainable manufacturer and printer, holds ISO, BRC, Chain-of-Custody certifications (FSC, SFI, and PEFC) and is one of a limited number of certified Sustainable Green Printers (SGP).