Glenroy Inc., a converter and printer of flexible packaging film, has released a flexible packaging iPhone and iPad App.

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The App — available as a free download in the Apple Market — allows users to quickly calculate commonly used flexible packaging specifications such as roll weight, roll footage, roll diameter, basis weight and yield. Also available are several conversion tools including MSI (thousand square inches) to Linear Feet, MI (thousand impressions) to linear feet, MI to MSI, pounds to linear feet, meters to linear feet, and linear feet to impressions. Users can also email the calculations and conversions directly from their Apple devices, according to Glenroy. The App has been available for Android smartphones since late 2010.