Sekisui Voltek, a global
leader in the development of high-performance flexible polyolefin substrates, has
announced a corporate restructuring and a refocusing of the business and its
In an effort to streamline
the company and refocus its technical expertise on its core competencies (web-based flexible substrates), Sekisui
Voltek eliminated a small portion of its product portfolio in the fourth
quarter of 2008.
While the global financial
crisis of early 2009 deeply affected many other organizations, the recent
restructuring has enabled Sekisui Voltek to further develop its technical
capabilities and product offering.
According to President Toshio Konno, “A thorough review of total costs
and the implementation of flexible operating conditions were instrumental in
The company believes the
primary reason for its second-half rebound was directly related to its renewed
focus on improved customer satisfaction and strong technical service. A
strategic investment made in early 2008 coupled with an expanded operating
schedule has the company poised to exploit capacity in order to explore new
markets and develop more-diverse applications.
Moving forward, Sekisui
Voltek will remain focused on:
Market Leadership - The company will maintain customer satisfaction
as its primary goal. This will enable consistency in product, processing and
Cost Control - The company pledges to continually work with suppliers
and employees to ensure future sustainability.
New Product Development - Utilizing its extensive global
resources, Sekisui Voltek will develop new and emerging technologies to enhance
the capabilities of their Volara® and Volextra®
lines, introducing new products that meet ever-changing flexible substrate
For more information, visit www.SekisuiVoltek.com