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August 2009

Cedex Plastics S.A.L. Makes First Investment
In Co-extrusion Line from Windmoeller & Hoelscher
Cedex Plastics S.A.L. Makes First Investment
In Co-extrusion Line from Windmoeller & Hoelscher

LINCOLN, RI –    Cedex Plastics S.A.L., the new Lebanese-based joint venture between EXOPACK 
and the INDEVCO Group of Lebanon, has made its first investment in equipment: a 3-layer VAREX
co-extrusion line from Windmoeller & Hoelscher.

Cedex will use the VAREX to manufacture co-extruded polyethylene film for export to North America, enabling EXOPACK to provide its customers with cost-effective films of the highest quality.

EXOPACK's President, Jack Knott, says, “Cedex will offer valuable materials solutions to our customers. We chose W&H as our equipment supplier to ensure the quality and consistency of our products on a global basis. ”

“Being a part of Cedex is an incredible opportunity for W&H to form a relationship with  INDEVCO, demonstrate the quality and dependability of our machinery, as well as gain a stronger foothold in the region,” adds Andrew Wheeler, Vice President of W&H.

EXOPACK has a long history of using W&H equipment for many aspects of its business, including printing, extrusion and multiwall. This summer, a  W&H co-extrusion line,
similar to the one purchased by Cedex, was installed at EXOPACK's Griffin, GA plant.

With 18 production facilities strategically positioned across North America and the United Kingdom, as well as a global network of alliance partners, EXOPACK is an established leader in the development, manufacture and sourcing of paper and plastic flexible packaging solutions and coated films for a variety of consumer and industrial applications. EXOPACK is an affiliated portfolio company of Sun Capital Partners, Inc.

Founded in 1955 by Georges N. Frem, INDEVCO Group is a privately-owned multinational group comprised of 50 manufacturing plants, industrial & commercial enterprises. The oldest and largest flexible packaging company in the Middle East, INDEVCO has a global production and distribution platform for its products and services, including nine manufacturing sites in North America.

About Windmoeller & Hoelscher:
Windmoeller & Hoelscher is a leader in the design, manufacture and distribution of flexographic and gravure printing presses, blown and cast film extrusion systems, multiwall equipment, plastic sack and bag making machines, as well as form-fill-seal machinery for the converting and packaging industry.

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