For Immediate Release
Media Contact: Haley Seiberlich, Marketing Coordinator
The Meyers Printing Company Launches New Division to Serve Life Sciences, Automotive, and Aerospace Industries
Function47 Division Focused on Printed Electronics and Printed Conductive Inks
MINNEAPOLIS, Minn. (March 20, 2023) – The Meyers Printing Company, an award-winning printing company that designs innovative packaging, labels, retail displays and more, is launching a new division to serve primarily the life sciences, automotive, and aerospace industries. Function47 specializes in printing with conductive inks, including silver, copper, and carbon inks. Meyers entered this market in 2019 and saw yearly increases at a level that will result in the new division becoming the company’s biggest product line by the end of 2023. The Function47 website launched today https://function47.com.
Meyers’ specialty lies within highly technical and tight tolerance at high volumes. These electronic components are typically made with flat-bed screen printing using Meyers’ proprietary process for producing the roll to roll method that allows for much higher volume and much lower cost without sacrificing quality. “Our team of chemical and mechanical engineers, and conductive ink specialists have worked hard to develop industry leading proprietary processes,” said Matt Evers, Senior Vice President, Business Development and Quality, Meyers. “This work is the result of immense research and development efforts and partnership with the leading suppliers and end users in the industry.”
“Meyers is proud to continue growing this department as an example of the innovation still being uncovered within the printed electronics industry,” said Chris Dillon, Chief Executive Officer, Meyers. “By assembling a team of leading industry experts we’ve managed to build one of the most compelling offerings within the printed electronics industry, and we look forward to continuing our significant growth within conductive ink printing,” stated Michael Dillon, Chief Revenue Officer, Meyers. For more information about Function47, visit https://function47.com.
Function47, a division of The Meyers Printing Companies, is dedicated to creating innovative printed electronics and advanced converting of functional components. The division specializes in printing with conductive inks, including silver, copper, and carbon inks. The components Function47 creates are primarily used within the aerospace, life sciences, and automotive industries. The Meyers Printing Companies began working in advanced converting in the mid-2000s and expanded the work significantly by adding conductive ink printing in 2020.
Meyers is a print services company that designs and manufactures innovative packaging, labels, retail displays, and more. Recognized for its commitment to excellence and sustainability, the company has grown from a small print shop when it was founded in 1949, to an internationally respected business that works with global and emerging brands at thousands of high-profile retail outlets throughout the U.S. With a focus on the Food/ Beverage, Health/Beauty/Cosmetics, and Sports/Outdoors industries, Meyers creates visual packaging and displays for companies including Hormel, Frito-Lay, Estee Lauder, ULTA Beauty, Saucony, Levi’s, Microsoft, and many more. The company is recognized as an industry leader through its commitment to sustainability and environmental compliance and in March 2022 was one of 300 global businesses to sign The Climate Pledge. Meyers reached its goal of powering 100 percent of its operations using carbon-free electricity sources by the end of 2021, and in April 2022 pledged to being carbon neutral within its operations by 2024. For more information visit https://www.meyers.com.
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