FLEXcon, a leading manufacturer of pressure-sensitive films and adhesives, has announced that it has entered an agreement to acquire the business assets of the graphics division of Arlon Inc. of Santa Ana, Calif, to form a company to be named Arlon Graphics LLC, a new wholly owned subsidiary of FLEXcon. The move will strengthen FLEXcon’s market position by expanding its product portfolio in advertising and promotional products, as well as extending its sales channel and global market presence. When the acquisition is complete, FLEXcon will have the option to purchase Arlon Engineered Coated Products and Arlon SignTech Ltd. of San Antonio, Texas, following necessary due diligence.
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 capabilities to produce one-of-a-kind custom film and adhesive products as well as a large selection of standard off-the-shelf products.