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Premier Paper appointed as the exclusive UK stockist of Advocate

Wednesday, April 08, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

The Premier Paper Group, the UK’s largest independent paper merchant with a nationwide network of regional stock holding branches, has announced that it has been appointed as the exclusive UK stockists of the Advocate product range from leading Fife-based paper producer and specialist coatings group, Tullis Russell. 

The announcement of the exclusive stockist deal will see Premier Paper stock and distribute Advocate Smooth Natural White, Smooth Xtreme White and Laid Xtreme White across a wide variety of sizes and weights as well as matching DL 100gsm envelopes. 

Advocate is a leading corporate communications paper, ideally suited for everyday text and cover applications, it is designed to make your business stand out. It is versatile with a choice of distinctive finishes to suit your needs. Use Advocate for corporate identity, correspondence, stationery or business cards. Each item of the comprehensive range offers its own unique appeal.

  • Smooth Xtreme White combines a silky smooth surface with exceptional whiteness and a tactile opulence, which offers optimum print reproduction.
  • Smooth Natural offers an attractive off-white shade with a superior smooth surface.
  • Laid Xtreme White has a quality, traditional appearance making it ideal for business stationery.

Advocate is made from 100% Elemental Chlorine Free (ECF) woodpulps, sourced from carefully managed and renewed forests. Advocate is fully recyclable, and manufactured to precise and controlled standards. Advocate contains woodpulps from well managed forests that have been certified in accordance with the rules of the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®). 

In addition, Advocate also complies with the packaging (essential requirements) regulation (amendment) 2006 SI1492 for heavy metal content and BS EN71-3 2013 for toy safety. It also conforms to ISO9706 requirements for permanence and as such is suitable for archival use, or applications that require ‘acid-free’ paper.

All Advocate grades are fully suited to offset litho printing and for embossing processes.

Advocate Smooth is excellent in film and foil laminating, thermographic, foil blocking and gravure printing processes. It is also guaranteed up to 160gsm for laser printing, colour copying and inkjet printing. Advocate Laid is guaranteed up to 160gsm for mono laser printing, copying and inkjet printing.

The Advocate grades are perfect for; corporate stationery, report and accounts, brochures and folder and presentation materials.

Commenting on the announcement of the Advocate deal, Premier Paper Group Marketing Director Dave Jones, stated, “We are working hard with Tullis Russell in order to ensure continuity of supply of the Advocate range to the UK print market. Stocks are now in place and can be ordered from any of our nationwide network of branches.”

The Premier Paper Group is the UK’s leading independent paper merchant and through its business divisions and nationwide branch network, offers a great choice of products and services.

Equipped with specialist knowledge and extensive experience, the Premier business divisions offer a high level of guidance and advice, specifically tailored to each market sector.

Premier Paper has 24,000 tonnes of paper held throughout its branch network, offering some 5,500 different product items, from many of the world’s leading paper manufacturers, including the UK market’s widest selection of media for digital printing.

The Premier Paper Group endeavours to be an integral and valuable part of its customers’ business providing first class services, sharing its extensive knowledge and information, offering advice and a choice of quality products.

For further information about the Essential range of coated papers and other product ranges available from The Premier Paper Group, Email marketing@paper.co.uk or Visit www.paper.co.uk


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