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Neu-Isenburg, Germany, 7 August 2007

Wipak U.K. Ltd. Demonstrates Speed and Flexibility of DuPont Cyrel® round during 10th Anniversary Celebration

Du Pont de Nemours (Deutschland) GmbH
Pier Luigi Sassanelli
DuPont Marketing Communications
+49 (0)6102.18.3329

Wipak U.K. Ltd. celebrated 10 years of service to the packaging industry by adding new technology to their offering. The Wipak Welshpool site is part of the packaging division of the Wihuri Group. The Chairman, Mr Antti Aarnio-Wihuri led the celebrations along with the Mayor and Mayoress of Welshpool the local MP (Liberal Democrat leader for Wales) Mr Lembit Opik as well as Mr Mick Bates local Welsh Assembly member.

The Chairman, Mr Antti Aarnio-Wihuri discussesprint quality with one of his customers
Equipment demonstrations performed during the customer event highlighted the attributes of their newest system; the Flexotechnica press and the Eltromat register system, combined with the advantages of DuPont™ Cyrel® round continuous sleeves. Opinion leaders from the packaging industry attended the event and appreciated the advantages offered by Cyrel® round continuous printing forms: rapid change-over (a few minutes vs. 90 minutes of mounting time needed with conventional plates), production of seamless tone and line work in perfect register, visibly higher quality, and printing speed at 400m/min, among others.

"Wipak is committed to the flexo industry in the U.K. and will continue to invest to meet growing customer demands," said Philip Wolstenholme, managing director, Wipak U.K. Ltd. "We were happy to show our commitment with a demonstration of new equipment and technology that we believe will keep Wipak and its customers in the forefront of flexible packaging quality and productivity."

Wipak supplies flexible and semi-rigid films for food and medical packaging as well as technical applications. Wipak is the technology leader in multilayer films, particularly barrier films. The Welshpool operation has 72 experienced specialists in the plant which has slitting, pouch making, laser scoring, solventless laminating and flexo printing capabilities.

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DuPont Packaging Graphics is part of the DuPont Imaging Technologies strategic business unit. DuPont Packaging Graphics has R& D and manufacturing facilities in North America and Europe. Customer Technology Centers are located in Europe, Asia, North and South America to provide outstanding technical support to the Packaging Graphics industry with DuPont™ Cyrel® solutions.

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Ownership of photographs: Du Pont de Nemours (Deutschland) GmbH, DuPont Imaging Technologies, Hugenottenallee 173, 63257 Neu-Isenburg, Germany.