UPM introduces improved SCA+ paper “UPM Cat NA” for both offset and rotogravure printing applications

(Naperville, IL, May 19, 2016) UPM Paper ENA proudly introduces UPM Cat NA, a publication paper specially designed to meet the demanding needs of the North American printing market. UPM Cat NA offers improved opacity and brightness characteristics, making it an excellent lower-cost alternative to lightweight coated papers. It is the perfect choice for catalogs, magazines, and high-end inserts.

UPM Cat NA is available in a wide range of basis weights, from 26-lb. to 34-lb. in both heatset web offset and rotogravure printing. It has been designed to maximize production efficiency for both methods by providing excellent runnabilty and printability properties.

“UPM Cat NA pushes the envelope in terms of maximizing both brightness and opacity in low basis weights while achieving outstanding runnability. We designed this paper based upon customer preferences and we are excited to make this paper available to printers, publishers, retailers, and distribution partners,” states Jennifer Wilkerson, Manager of Business Development and Marketing for UPM North America.

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UPM Paper North America

UPM Paper in North America provides a wide variety of printing paper options for magazines, catalogs, inserts, high-end advertising, direct mail, and more. ​ ​We serve printer, distribution, and end-use customers from 17 modern paper mills located across Europe and the United States. Our extensive logistics infrastructure provides dependable importing, warehousing, and transportation to achieve exceptional on-time delivery. To learn more visit: upm.com/na

UPM leads the way in reforming bio and forest industries. We are building a sustainable future in six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Paper Asia, UPM Paper Europe and North America and UPM Plywood. Our products are made of renewable raw materials and are recyclable. We serve a global base of customers. The group employs around 19,600 people and its annual sales are approximately EUR 10 billion. UPM shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. UPM - The Biofore Company - www.upm.com

 

Contact: Jennifer Wilkerson (443-394-7904) jennifer.s.wilkerson@upm.com

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