New England Extrusion is not a separatist group, or the name of the region's MLS soccer team, but a manufacturer of blown polyethylene film. The company, which is a part of Appleton Papers performance packaging division, makes more than 100 grades of monolayer and coextruded polyethylene film. Its customers include an assortment of converters and end users in the packaging industry that laminate, coat, print, and make bags. New England Extrusion's film is converted into packaging for products such as coffee, confectionery, frozen food, medical devices, and personal care products. The company has manufacturing plants in Massachusetts and Wisconsin.