NewPage Escanaba Paper Machine to Produce Label Materials
STEVENS POINT, Wis.—NewPage Corporation announced that its world-class No. 3 paper machine at its Escanaba, Mich., mill will manufacture release liner and general purpose label papers for North American and International pressure sensitive markets.
“Based on customer feedback, market growth, and our long history of serving the pressure sensitive industry, we determined that Escanaba’s No. 3 paper machine is an excellent manufacturing platform for meeting the stringent performance requirements of this market,” said Ed Buehler, general manager for specialty papers. “This product line expansion creates more facestock and release liner options for label converters, and uniquely positions NewPage with the most comprehensive offering of pressure sensitive papers in North America.”