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Appleton Coated boosts pharmaceutical insert offering with introduction of stocked products

Wednesday, August 26, 2015

Press release from the issuing company

Combined Locks, Wis. – Appleton Coated is building on the market success of its uncoated Pharmaceutical Insert (PI) Opaque line by offering stocked sheet and roll products. PI Opaque is designed and manufactured specifically for high-speed production of pharmaceutical insert and onsert projects in both traditional offset and high-speed web inkjet platforms.
“Our customers have asked for a mill-supported stocking position on our PI product and Appleton Coated has delivered,” says John Mazuroski, Appleton Coated’s business development manager for technical and specialty products. He continues, “Customers are seeing strong demand for the product, so ease-of-ordering and rapid delivery are key service touchpoints we are happy to provide.”
Mazuroski continues, “Our customers are telling us that having a stocked PI product for immediate delivery adds value to their operations. It also allows them to pursue new market opportunities utilizing this substrate. Our Pharma Insert Opaque product line delivers unsurpassed converting and gluing on all types of equipment and is providing customers with the exceptional finished products they desire.”
The stocked product is available in the popular 27 lb text in three sizes of sheets and three web roll widths. 
Appleton Coated’s PI Opaque line is manufactured to an 81 (GE) brightness. It is available in 24-, 26-, 27-, 30-, 35-, and 40-pound basis weights in rolls and sheets for offset printing. For web inkjet, it includes products for dye-based and pigment-based web inkjet platforms as well as with ColorPRO technology for the HP T-series platforms on a making basis. Acid-free, enhanced elemental chlorine-free (EECF) and pH neutral, it may be ordered with post-consumer recovered fiber (PCRF), as FSC® certified (FSC® C007796); SFI® certified; PEFC® certified and with Green-e® certified Green Power. For all grades that carry the Green Power designation, 100% of the electricity used to manufacture these products is matched with renewable energy credits (RECs) from Green-e certified energy sources, primarily wind.


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