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Kanzan To Show Paper Innovations At Labelexpo Europe 2003

Press release from the issuing company

June 17, 2003 -- KANZAN Spezialpapiere GmbH is the leading European specialist for the production of thermal and inkjet paper innovations - with incredible potential in the labeling sector. Founded in 1990, KANZAN started producing thermal paper in October 1991 in Dueren, Germany – and in 1996 inkjet paper production was added. Oji Paper Ltd - the largest paper manufacturer in Japan – is the major shareholder, with 90% of shares. With a highly developed product range, KANZAN can fully meet the current and future demands of the label, ticket and tag markets. KANZAN’s thermal technology can be used in a number of ways, for example self-adhesive labels, bank statements, tickets & tags, lottery & gambling. The company's particular strength centres on its commitment to the development of customer-specific, individual solutions, backed by extensive technical knowledge. At Labelexpo Europe 2003, the tenth biennial international labels and product decoration event, KANZAN is delighted to be showing a number of various products, including: • highly opaque label products (KLS 46sBO) - used to label over tag details no longer valid • coloured thermal papers: two-coloured red-black thermal printouts (KLRB 46B) or single-coloured versions for red (KLM) or blue (KLC) printouts • an infrared readable ticket (KLIR) starting at 70 g/m2 for entrance control systems which guarantees a higher security level than standard ticket grades • super heavy weight grade (KLT 423mB) with up to 270 µm thickness, stamp capable with the option to add a magnetic stripe on the reverse side Andreas Loehr, General Manager Sales & Marketing, KANZAN Spezialpapiere GmbH, said, "Labelexpo Europe 2003 is a personal highlight for me as a newcomer in this line of business. I will not only have the unique opportunity to experience the power of innovation in the industry, but also to meet the majority of our worldwide customers." KANZAN will be found on stand number 6H110 at Labelexpo Europe 2003, taking place at Brussels Expo on 24–27 September 2003.