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FLEXcon to Participate in Panel Discussion at 2016 NASA Technology Day

May 19, 2016
By Business Wire News


FLEXcon, an innovator in adhesive coating and laminating, today announced it will be participating in a panel discussion at the 2016 NASA Technology Day, taking place on May 24, 2016 at the Glenn Research Center in Cleveland, Ohio. FLEXcon’s Ken Koldan, Director of the OEM Business team, will be participating in the panel discussion, along with Tim Burbey, President of Blueshift International Materials Inc.


Event Details:


The session, titled “How to License Glenn Technologies”, will focus on the NASA licensing process and how to gain access and rights to evaluate patent pending Glenn technologies. As part of the panel discussion, Koldan will highlight FLEXcon’s license agreement with NASA and how it has enabled the company and Blueshift to provide solutions with polyimide aerogels. He will share key benefits of the partnership including access to NASA’s unique facilities and the ability to market polyimide aerogels for many aerospace applications – such as insulation for cryotanks and spacesuits, as well as uses in radar, refrigeration and pipe insulation. Additionally, Koldan will touch on how the partnership has helped further advance research and development efforts for commercializing polyimide aerogel technology.

Who: Ken Koldan, Director of OEM Business Team at FLEXcon
Tim Burbey, President at Blueshift
When: May 24, 2016, 11:00 AM – 11:50 AM Eastern Time
Where: NASA Glenn Research Center, 21000 Brookpark Road, Cleveland, OH 44135

To learn more about NASA’s exclusive license agreement with FLEXcon for polyimide aerogel, see the press release here.

For the full 2016 NASA Tech Day schedule and agenda, visit the event website here.

About FLEXcon (

FLEXcon is a global leader in coated and laminated films and adhesives used in graphics applications, manufactured goods and new products. For over 60 years, FLEXcon has provided a collaborative, consultative approach to deliver unique solutions that help customers achieve better business results. FLEXcon is a trusted partner to a wide range of companies from printers and fabricators to engineers and designers developing products for existing and emerging markets. Headquartered in Spencer, Mass., the company has operations throughout North America and Europe with distribution worldwide. For more information, visit, follow FLEXcon on Twitter @FLEXcon, email or call 1-508-885-8200.

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