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Appleton Coated introduces new Fiscal Opaque for financial printing and high-speed web inkjet markets

Press release from the issuing company

Combined Locks, Wis. – Appleton Coated introduces a new uncoated product line – Appleton Coated Fiscal Opaque. It represents a significant new development in the company’s continued expansion into new markets. Designed and manufactured specifically for the financial printing and commercial printing segments, it is offered in both offset and web inkjet rolls.
The web inkjet offering includes products for dye-based and pigment-based web inkjet platforms as well as with ColorPRO technology for the HP T-series platforms.
“This new product line expands our portfolio of highly-engineered, lighter basis weight, high opacity printing papers,” says John Mazuroski, Appleton Coated’s business development manager for technical and specialty products. “We have the technical and manufacturing expertise to design and develop challenging new products that answer customer demand. Our Fiscal Opaque products deliver excellent on-press performance, high opacity and superior brightness.”
Mazuroski continues, “Building on our introduction of Pharma Insert Opaque, customers are requesting end-use-specific thin and opaque papers. Our manufacturing architecture is purpose-built for papers like these.”
Appleton Coated Fiscal Opaque is available in 26, 27, 30, 35, and 40-pound basis weights in rolls only for offset and web inkjet. 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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