Coating Excellence International

Flexible Packaging Award Winners Announced
March 1, 2013

The winning entries of the Flexible Packaging Association’s 57th annual Flexible Packaging Achievement Awards feature innovative enhancements that integrate consumer trends and needs with technical advancements in materials, graphics, structure, and sustainability to produce outstanding flexible packaging solutions.

Printer News - February 2013
February 1, 2013

News on printers in the packaging printing industry, including Wausau Container, CCL Industries Inc., Diamond Packaging and Menasha Packaging Company.

Printer News - July 2011
July 1, 2011

News on printers in the package printing industry, including Schreiner Group, Emerald Packaging Inc., RockTenn, Cortegra, Master Packaging, and more.

cei Acquires Flexible Packaging Business
June 10, 2011

cei (Coating Excellence International), a flexible packaging and technical products company, announced the purchase of the flexible packaging business of ECP’s Brantford, Ontario plant.

Governor Walker Visits cei’s Facilities
March 25, 2011

cei (Coating Excellence International), a market-leading flexible packaging and technical products company, hosted a visit from Governor Scott Walker.

Sustainability Watch
April 1, 2010

Sustainability in package printing news, including items on SGP Partnership and Sustainability Advantages of Flexible Packaging Education Toolkit.

Coating Excellence Int’l. Spotlighted on Fox News
June 12, 2009

Mike Nowak, founder and president of Coating Excellence International, a flexible packaging company located in Wrightstown, Wis., was recently featured on a business segment of Fox Business News, on the show “Americas Nightly Scoreboard” with host David Asman.

ITC Rules In Favor of Petition Citing Unfair Trade Practices
July 25, 2008

WASHINGTON, D.C.—The U.S. International Trade Commission (ITC) has unanimously voted to require U.S. importers of laminated woven polypropylene sacks from China to pay duties to offset unfair pricing and Chinese government subsidies. The petition was filed by U.S. producers of laminated woven polypropylene sacks to stop the dumping and subsidizing of imports of these products from China. This will restore fair competition in the U.S. market. Joe Dorn, a partner at King & Spalding, the law firm representing the petitioners, said, “Today’s ITC vote represents an important victory for U.S. producers of laminated woven sacks and their workers. It also has broader significance,

U.S. Department of Commerce Says China is Guilty of Unfair Dumping
June 27, 2008

WASHINGTON—The U.S. Department of Commerce claims that Chinese producers/exporters sold laminated woven sacks—typically used for the packaging of pet foods and birdseed—in the U.S. at 63.89 to 108.09 percent less than fair value. “Price distortion in the marketplace is undermining the competitiveness of American manufacturers,” said Assistant Secretary for Import Administration David Spooner. “In an effort to encourage a healthy economic environment and achieve a strong and fair relationship with our trading partners, the Administration will continue its commitment to aggressively enforcing America’s trade remedy laws.” The petitioners for this investigation are the Laminated Woven Sack Committee, an ad hoc association, and its individual