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acpo Adds 531FDA to Their Direct Food Contact Overlaminate Family

acpo, ltd. has added 531FDA to their line of self-wound overlaminate films. In addition to 505FDA , 531FDA complements the family of products which are all compliant for direct food contact – both adhesive and film.

This matte film features a soft non-glare finish and is receptive to some pen, pencil and marker. The 531FDA film meets requirements for direct contact per 21 CFR 177.1520. 531FDA adhesive is compliant with 21 CFR 175.105 for incidental/indirect edge or seam contact and direct adhesive contact according to 21 CFR 175.125.

Made in America, acpo remains your trusted source for FDA overlaminate needs.



Meet the Team – Taryn Perry

Meet the Team – Taryn Perry

Position: Customer Service Representative

Years at acpo: 1 1/2

Responsibilities: Entering in customer orders accurately and in a timely manner, taking calls from customers and answering their questions to the best of my ability.

What you love about your job? Being around my coworkers every day. I couldn’t pick a better team to be a part of!

What drew you to acpo originally? I had been working at a National Bank and was looking for a job change that was still customer service oriented and a friend referred me to acpo.

What you do for fun? Most of my time is spent with my 5 year old son, he keeps me pretty busy!

What is your personal philosophy? Laughter is the best medicine!

Meet the Team – Jordan Cantrell

Meet the Team – Jordan Cantrell

Position: Inventory Control Specialist

Years at acpo: 6 in October

Responsibilities: I handle any inventory related issues at all of the facilities

What you love about your job? I enjoy that every day I have a new puzzle that needs to be solved and no day is the same. I like that I don’t work in a silo—I interact with almost every department in some capacity. And the people I work with are awesome!

What drew you to acpo originally? I had completed a college internship and the acpo job description was identical to what I had done.

What you do for fun? Music: I listen to my iPod almost all day long, I play trumpet in a jazz band when I can, and I collect vinyl albums. I also like to camp and bicycle when the weather is nice.

What is your personal philosophy? I like to laugh and I like to make other people laugh

Meet the Team – Dawn Kovac

Meet the Team – Dawn Kovac

Position: Account Manager

Years at acpo: 8 years

Responsibilities: Responsible for all sales activities in assigned region for current and potential new customers.
– Leading customer negotiations, contracts and supply agreements. Including product recommendations, technical support and problem solving.

What you love about your job? Being somewhat of a competitive nature, I would have to say being part of a winning team that supports so many USA manufacturing jobs and building relationships with a management team that truly cares.

What drew you to acpo originally? It was the summer of 2010 and my place of employment after 23 years was closing. I had to choose up root my family and relocate or find a different job. I went to the job fair and the friendly team greeted me, and I was intrigued with a whole different aspect of plastics and labeling and at that moment my decision was clear.

What you do for fun? Whatever my 2 year old granddaughter wants to do. I love living near the lake and the water.

What is your personal philosophy? You only fail if you quit trying.

acpo welcomes Vanessa Kalmeta as West Coast Account Manager

Vanessa Kalmeta

Vanessa resides in Orange County, CA. She has over 15 years of sales experience in various markets; industrial, hospitals, laboratories, OEMs, aerospace, defense, medical, semiconductor, oil and gas. She began her sales career as an Account Manager for Airgas-Airliquide of America where the product mix included compressed gas cylinders, bulk gas installations, and equipment. In 2016 she expanded her portfolio to include the plastics substrate industry selling manufactured films and distributed BOPP, PET, and related plastics films for a variety of markets; including printing, packaging, labels, folding carton, and envelope.

She is bi-lingual, Spanish/English, and has a proven track record of success in sales. She enjoys reading and spending time outdoors with her family. She is a proud Banana Slug as she holds an undergraduate degree from the University of California Santa Cruz and completed her master’s degree with Honors from Saint Mary’s College of California.

“It is a privilege to join the ACPO team. I look forward to being part of a highly efficient team and I am confident that I will be able to make a positive contribution to the company’s goals.” – Vanessa Kalmeta

Vanessa Kalmeta
Account Manager
Direct: (714) 699-0682
Customer Service: 800-793-8273