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Appvion Announces Large Capital Investment in New Coating Equipment

Appvion thermal label The new coating equipment will allow Appvion to optimize finished goods capacity and eliminate the need to secure pre-coated base paper.

May 12, 2022 - Appvion announced a significant investment in new curtain coater equipment and technology at its plant in Appleton, Wisconsin, that will improve safety and increase productivity.

This new equipment will allow Appvion to make products more efficiently, allowing the company to optimize finished goods capacity and eliminating the need to secure pre-coated base in a consolidating white paper market.

"This is the largest single investment made in our Appleton plant for many years and marks the start of a new and exciting journey for the Appvion team," said Laurie Andriate, CEO at Appvion. "The investment provides many benefits for Appvion and our customers, including elimination of 'double-handling' of rolls to improve productivity as well as safety of our people."

The new equipment is slated for delivery and installation in 2023.

Appvion develops innovative, water-based, and environmentally responsible coating solutions and is a leading manufacturer of direct thermal paper and film products and renewable, fiber-based consumer and industrial packaging solutions. To learn more, visit:

SOURCE: Appvion, LLC

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