MORRIS TOWNSHIP, N.J., Jan. 27 /PRNewswire-FirstCall/ -- Honeywell (NYSE: HON) announced today that it has signed an exclusive distribution agreement with CFP Flexible Packaging, a leading European packaging company.
CFP, which has more than 35 years of experience in the manufacture of bioriented and multilayer cast nylon films, will become the main distributor in Europe, the Middle East and Africa for certain Honeywell Capran® nylon films.
"The European packaging industry requires film technology that offers superior barrier capabilities with more flexibility – key attributes of Capran films," said Doug Wilson, global business manager for Honeywell's flexible packaging business. "CFP's established presence will help us reach more customers in this important region."
Capran films are simultaneously bi-axially oriented nylon 6 films, also known as BOPA films, with excellent strength, toughness and clarity, and superior oxygen-barrier characteristics. In addition to food packaging, the films are used in book covers, balloons, and bags and pouches.
"Honeywell barrier films are known throughout the industry for their performance and reliability," said Maurizio de Costanzo, chief executive officer of CFP. "We're pleased to offer Honeywell Capran flexible films to the European packaging market."
CFP will sell Capran 1200, 1500, 1500M, 2500 and 2500M. These films are manufactured at Honeywell's Pottsville, Pa., plant.
Honeywell is a global leader in the manufacture of films. In addition to Capran, Honeywell manufactures Aclar® moisture-barrier films for pharmaceutical packaging and PowerShield™ backing film for photovoltaic panels.
For more information, visit www.honeywell.com/capran.
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