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Coveris Advanced Coatings
Industry Coatings
Founded May, 2013
Headquarters Chicago, USA
Products precision-coated papers, films and specialty substrates for imaging, electronics, medical and optical technologies

Coveris is an industrial company head quartered in Chicago and owned by Sun Capital Partners, a private investment firm. Coveris Advanced Coatings has four facilities located in North Wales, UK, North Carolina, USA, West Springfield, USA and Guangzhou, China. Coveris Advanced Coatings specializes in the development, manufacture and distribution of precision-coated papers, films and specialty substrates for imaging, electronics, medical and optical technologies. They also offer unique[citation needed] specialty films and coating services.


The company was formed in 2013 through the merger of five companies: Exopack Holdings, Britton Group, PACCOR, Kobusch, and Paragon Print & Packaging.

The Matthews facility can be traced back to its establishment in 1963 as Riegel Paper, and the North Wales facility to 1968 as Brittains Riegel. In the 1970s the name was changed to Rexham UK The company was eventually acquired by Bowater who in turn changed their corporate name to Rexam.

In 2002, Sun Capital Partners acquired the Image Product Division from Rexam PLC, and named it "InteliCoat". The Matthews and North Wales facilities were the EEF (electronics and engineered film) division of InteliCoat. On August 6, 2007, the EEF division separated from InteliCoat to form Exopack Advanced Coatings, and became a division of Exopack LLC, which is also an affiliate of Sun Capital Partners.

In 2011, the company chose Guangzhou, China to open its distribution and converting facility, which enhance service and support for its distributors and manufacturing customers in the thriving region.

In 2013 the company introduced new brand: digital imaging (previously Intelicoat) to its product portfolio.


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5. Exopack To Supply Critical Current Collector For Revolutionary Battery On New 100% Electric Car - Reuters News

6. Exopack Advanced Coatings opens China distribution center

7. Exopack Advanced Coatings mark first year at new China center


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