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CTI Paper USA Offers New Digital Metallic Paper

Press release from the issuing company

Sun Prairie, Wis. (July 8, 2007) – New ASPIRE Petallics Digital is a luxurious metallic paper with a soft, alluring shine that gives printed images a warm and luminous glow. The stunning beauty and distinctness of Petallics add sophistication and charm to short-run or on-demand print projects and open up new possibilities for digital printing. Developed and manufactured by CTI Paper USA, ASPIRE Petallics Digital has a unique proprietary coating and does not need to be sapphire treated. The new product is featured in the new, second-generation ASPIRE Petallics Sweet Inspiration swatch book.
Available in Beargrass — an elegant pearlescent white — ASPIRE Petallics Digital is stocked in 98 lb. cover and 80 lb. text and is available through authorized paper merchants and online at thepapermillstore.com.
- 98 lb. cover — 18 x 12, 125 sheets/pack, 500 sheets/carton
- 80 lb. text — 12 x 18, 250 sheets/pack, 1000 sheets/carton
ASPIRE Petallics Digital was HP Indigo certified by RIT in a comprehensive evaluation that looks at the performance of a particular substrate within the press. It scored two “Best-Performing Substrate” ratings and a “Recommended Substrate” rating in the three categories that comprise the evaluation. ASPIRE Petallics Digital cover was also NexPress certified by RIT.
"We are pleased to offer our customers a new digital substrate that’s unparalleled in the marketplace," said John Kelly, Vice President Sales & Marketing. "ASPIRE Petallics is a beautiful sheet that's a unique cross between the typical coated and uncoated sheets commonly available for digital printing, and it opens up new creative avenues for graphic designers and printers."
ASPIRE Petallics is recommended for announcements, brochures, business cards, covers, direct mail, flyers, folders, greeting cards, invitations, menus, tags, table tents, packaging, posters and any other project that calls for distinction. For more information, visit thepapermill.com or call 800-284-7273.