Global Product Line Provides Unique Possibilities and New Packaging Concepts
Las Vegas /PRNewswire/ - Sappi Limited, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, will be showing its full range of speciality and packaging grades at the 2017 Pack Expo Las VegasSeptember 25-27, 2017. Sappi is committed to offering customers high-quality, innovative and sustainable specialty products and solutions via its robust global network.
"We are experts in what we do and a reliable partner when it comes to challenging packaging solutions as well as the manufacturing processes for these types of packaging," said Mark Odgers, Director of Packaging, Sappi North America. "In light of the high investment levels and significant amount of work that Sappi has put into packaging and speciality papers, we're excited to share our full product line and what's next for us at Pack Expo. We are delighted to invite all visitors to stop by to discuss their specific requirements with us."
A recent example of Sappi's high level of investment includes its announcement in February of a $165 million Paper Machine Rebuild at its Somerset Mill in Skowhegan, Maine. The investment establishes a strong platform for growth in paper-based packaging while maintaining Sappi's leadership position in the graphic paper market, increasing annual production capacity at this mill to over one million tons per annum. The project is expected to be completed in Spring 2018.
Sappi will feature solutions and information for brand owners, packaging companies, converters, printers, designers and advertising agencies at booth #7579. Highlights include:
"This year has been very exciting for our Packaging and Speciality business, and we have even more to look forward to, as we continue to expand in 2018. We are eager to showcase new advancements to our product lines at Pack Expo and discussing new opportunities," said Mark Hittie, Director of Packaging Brands, Sappi North America. "Because we continue to grow our diverse product portfolio, we're able to help brands stand apart from the crowd year after year. We continue to heavily invest in our infrastructure with a renewed focus on innovation, very high and consistent quality, increased capacity, and a promise to bring breakthrough products to market each year, which is a significant achievement in our industry."
To learn more about Sappi's packaging grades and specialty papers, please visit: https://www.sappi.com/packaging-and-speciality-papers.
Sappi representatives will be available at booth #7579 in the South Upper level during Pack Expo to discuss the company's full product offerings September 25-27, 2017.
About Sappi Limited
A global leader in paper and packaging, paper pulp and dissolving wood pulp solutions, Sappi Limited (listed and in the Top 40 on the JSE), is headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa; has over 12,000 employees; manufacturing operations on three continents, in seven countries (seven mills in Europe, three mills in America and four mills in South Africa) and customers in over 150 countries worldwide
Sappi works closely with customers to provide relevant and sustainable paper and packaging, paper pulp, dissolving wood pulp and biomaterial products and related services and innovations. Our market-leading range of paper products includes: coated fine papers used by printers, publishers and corporate end-users; casting release papers used by suppliers to the fashion, textiles, automobile and household industries; and in our Southern African region newsprint, uncoated graphic and business papers, premium quality packaging papers and paper grade pulp. Our dissolving wood pulp products are used worldwide by converters to produce viscose fibre, pharmaceutical products as well as a wide range of household and consumer products.
We continue to grow into a profitable and cash-generative diversified business with an exciting future in woodfibre, a renewable resource.
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