Welcomed by the senior leadership of the company, Gov. Bevin was given an introduction about Uflex and its businesses, following which he enjoyed a tour of the Film Business plant. Bevin spoke with the team and gained insights into the manufacturing operations and technology.
During the plant visit, Bevin said, “Uflex has a significant presence in Kentucky through its Flex Films USA facility. Our visit to Uflex Ltd’s offices in India was beneficial at many levels. We were able to deepen our relationship with this prestigious company during our visit, and we look forward to helping Uflex expand its presence in Kentucky in the months and years ahead.”
Bevin is leading an economic development delegation to India to participate in recognized business and investment events like Vibrant Gujarat Global Summit 2019 and Pravasi Bharatiya Divas to strengthen Indo-US government ties.
FlexFilms which is the global film manufacturing arm of Uflex has state-of-the-art film manufacturing facilities on four continents -- Asia, Europe, North America and Africa. Commissioned in 2013, the BOPET-filmline of FlexFilms in Kentucky has a capacity of 30,000 ton/yr and is one of the largest polymeric film manufacturing lines in the world, and by far the biggest in US. This plant also houses a cutting-edge metallizer that produces over 10,800 tons/yr of high-barrier metallized films.
Delighted on the occasion of his visit, Ashok Chaturvedi, CMD-Uflex, added, “We’re honored that Governor Matt Bevin chose to visit our India plant and gave us an opportunity to host him. FlexFilms has invested in its employees and Kentucky’s economy and as we look at expanding our films’ product portfolio and scale of operations in USA, we will ensure that we continue to work with the government in the future as well.”