SOURCE: Coating Excellence International

Coating Excellence International

March 29, 2012 13:00 ET

cei (Coating Excellence International) to Exhibit at PetFood Forum

WRIGHTSTOWN, WI--(Marketwire - Mar 29, 2012) - cei (Coating Excellence International), www.coatingexcellence.com, the market leading flexible packaging and technical products company, today announced that they will be exhibiting at Petfood Forum, held at the Renaissance Schaumburg Hotel & Convention Center, April 2-4, 2012 - booth #535.

The Wisconsin-based cei will be featuring its next generation woven polypropylene (WPP) pinch bottom bags along with its extensive portfolio of pre-made pouches at this year's show. Since 2006, cei has been a domestic manufacturer of WPP bags and has grown to become the largest domestic supplier of WPP bags.

"We are pleased to be able to offer these bags to the pet food market," stated Chris Ward, Director of Product Technology at cei. "The product development team worked diligently to develop this next generation bag. Among the many benefits, these bags have the strongest seal strength on the market, which reduces damage claims up to 100%, and, these bags run on existing sealers with only minor modifications -- truly a win, win for our customers."

In 2011, cei won both the AmeriStar and International WorldStar awards for its pinch bottom woven poly bags. The AmeriStar Packaging Competition is an annual event sponsored by the Institute of Packaging Professionals (IoPP) and showcases the world's most ground-breaking, innovative packages of the year. The WorldStar competition is organized by the World Packaging Organization and identifies the "best-of-the-best" in the world of packaging.

cei representatives will be on hand during Petfood Forum to provide additional information on cei's diverse product line of bags and pouches. Additionally, cei will have a pet trainer/behaviorist on hand in the booth to conduct live training sessions with a variety of dogs and Sammy, the cat - the "star" of cei's petfood ads. Stop in and get your pet training questions answered!

cei's award winning woven polypropylene (WPP) bags are used to package products sold into numerous market segments, including most notably, pet food as well as other segments that package bulk items like animal feed, sugar, bird seed, nutritional ingredients and many other products. Its exclusive WPP bag portfolio includes back seam and tubular formats, along with a variety of closure options and a variety of material options; including glossy, matte and high COF.

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 and solventless 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. cei is also an industry leading sustainable manufacturer and printer. It is also AIB, ISO, Chain-of-Custody certified (FSC, SFI, and PEFC) as well as one of a limited number of certified Sustainable Green Printers (SGP) www.coatingexcellence.com.

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