Consumables-Substrates - Paper

Sappi's Guard M and Guard MS Papers Provide More Sustainable Packaging Possibilities
May 28, 2019 at 11:40 am

Sappi offers more sustainable options with its optimized Guard M paper, which delivers a mineral oil barrier and a high grease barrier, while the Guard MS provides increased heat sealability. Sappi offers both papers in two variants: “Nature” is uncoated and has a natural feel, and “Silk” has a silky matte appearance.

The Paper Chase: Inside the Shifting Paper Market
March 19, 2019 at 10:20 am

In many cases, paper manufacturers have been closing mills, taking papermaking machines off-line or rededicating machines to produce more profitable substrates, such as paperboard and packaging grades.

GPA Will Embrace a Single-Market Focus in Its Exhibit at PRINTING United
December 3, 2018 at 9:50 am

Mary Ann Geers, GPA’s SVP for Marketing and Corporate Strategy, reveals that the company intends to “ramp up” its presence at PRINTING United next year as a leading supplier of substrates for graphic and packaging applications in all printing processes.

Mactac Launches All-Temperature Paper and Film for Craft Beer Market
August 21, 2018 at 11:02 am

Mactac Roll Label has launched a line of all-temperature pressure-sensitive paper and film for craft beer labels. The line of paper and film is formulated with a variety of facestocks and finishes and features Mactac's all-temperature adhesive technology.

Sophisticated Substrates Lead Label Industry Growth
July 10, 2018 at 9:53 am

Sophisticated label substrates have experienced exponential growth due to demand for high-end applications according to FINAT’s latest findings. Figures show that while paper based materials continue to dominate label materials demand, there has been a shift from basic primary and VIP labels towards more sophisticated, high-end applications.

Animated Characters Aim to Connect Consumers with Paper & Packaging
February 14, 2018 at 12:27 pm

As part of the Paper & Packaging Board's campaign "Paper & Packaging – How Life Unfolds," two new animated characters have been revealed. The characters will be featured in print and television advertisements, as well as digital advertisements on various platforms.

Catalyst Paper Launches Trident, A New Wet Strength Label Paper
June 29, 2017 at 1:57 pm

Catalyst Paper has announced the launch of Trident, a wet strength label paper produced at its Rumford mill in Maine. Trident is a full wet strength label paper for application on water bottles, craft beer, juice bottles, wine bottles and large format containers.