• EACC Company Briefing & Networking - Fluid-Bag & Mapvision Hosted by the City of Blue Ash

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    Name: EACC Company Briefing & Networking - Fluid-Bag & Mapvision Hosted by the City of Blue Ash
    Date: October 4, 2016
    Time: 4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT
    Event Description:

    The EACC is excited to partner with Fluid-Bag and Mapvision, both headquartered in Finland with U.S. operations in Blue Ash, and event host the City of Blue Ash for the October 2016 Company Briefing & Networking Series.

    The briefing will keynote the growth of Fluid-Bag and Mapvision's U.S. operations, why the companies selected Cincinnati/Blue Ash, and their growth strategies for the future.

    The event will be held in the recently opened Community Room at Summit Park, a 130-acre world-class park located in the heart of Blue Ash.

    Featured Speakers

     Jan Backman - CEO & Managing Director, Fluid-Bag Ltd.

     Mark Evans - Director of Sales & Marketing USA, Fluid-Bag LLC



     Brain Oeder - Executive Vice President, Mapvision USA


     Neil Hensley
     - Economic Development Director, City of Blue Ash 


    Summit Park

    About Fluid-Bag

    Fluid-Bag manufactures flexible intermediate bulk containters (IBC's) specializing in the high efficiency discharge of high viscosity fluids. The value-add to customers includes eliminating the return 
    of empty containers, and greatly reducing unusable product. Typical customers use Fluid-Bag to replace 55 gallon drums and/or +300 gallon rigid containers used to transport products from the manufacturer to the customer's filling lines, or to the customer's end use dispensing/application process. 

    Fluid-Bag offers a significant reduction in residual product, which increases total operational efficiency, and Fluid-Bag units also eliminate the cost of return freight and scheduling logistics, which are typical with reusable rigid containers.

    Customers are located throughout the world in the market segments of inks, lubricants and greases; adhesives, sealants and coatings; pharmaceuticals and cosmetics; and food.

    Fluid-Bag is a privately owned company with its head office in Jakobstad, Finland, and manufacturing plants in Finland and Thailand. Fluid-Bag opened a new subsidiary office in Blue Ash, Ohio in September 2015 with the desire to better support its North American customers. 

    About Mapvision
    Mapvision provides 100% in-line inspection systems to the automotive industry and is the pioneer of multi-camera measurement technology.

    The development of its 100% x 100% in-line inspection system started in the mid  2000's, which led to the introduction of the first Quality Gate in 2008. The Mapvision Quality Gate is used worldwide by leading OEMs and Tier -1 automotive parts manufacturers to ensure that they produce and deliver only good parts, all of the time.

    Today, Mapvision is the only company in the world providing multi-camera technology that enables real time inspection of 100% of all parts and 100% of all features on each part.

    Mapvision is a privately-owned high-tech company headquartered in Helsinki, Finland. Its sales and service organization covers Europe, China and North America. The Mapvision USA headquarters is located in Blue Ash, Ohio.

    About the City of Blue Ash
    With a location in the heart of the Greater Cincinnati metropolitian area, Blue Ash offers a competitive environment for new businesses. Blue Ash prides itself on its diverse business base, providing executive offices, R&D, professional services, and light manufacturing to the region. Blue Ash is characterized by 2,300 businesses, a 40,000 daytime population, and strong access to regional transportation. Blue Ash also possesses a highly skilled workforce, capable of supplying new businesses with the talent that is needed.

    Blue Ash's key industries include information technology, bio health, consumer products and brand development, with a growing international presence. 

    The City of Blue Ash offers a lasting business climate and foreseeable growth, allowing itself to be well prepared to handle the economic needs of new and current businesses.


    Summit Park Community Room
    4335 Glendale-Milford Road
    Blue Ash, Ohio 45242

    Date/Time Information:

    Tuesday, October 4, 2016
    4:00 PM - 6:00 PM EDT

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    Registration Requirements:

    • Event is open to EACC members in good standing
    • Registration required; walk-ins not permitted


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