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Bottle Label Paper contains 10% recycled fiber.
Press Release Summary:
February 3, 2010 - Available in 70, 75, and 80 gsm basis weights, EcoPoint(TM) Plus features 10% post-consumer waste recycled fiber with bright white print surface for optimal artwork reproduction in offset and rotogravure printing. Product is suitable for high-speed converting and labeling processes and features reverse-side coatings that are engineered for hot-melt adhesives. EcoPoint Plus is third-party chain-of-custody certified to FSC®, SFI®, and PEFC schemes.
Original Press Release
NewPage Introduces EcoPoint(TM) Plus Bottle Label Paper with 10 Percent Recycled Fiber
Press release date: January 27, 2010
Headquartered in Miamisburg, Ohio, NewPage Corporation is the largest coated paper manufacturer in North America, based on production capacity, with $4.4 billion in net sales for the year ended December 31, 2008. The company's product portfolio is the broadest in North America and includes coated freesheet, coated groundwood, supercalendered, newsprint and specialty papers. These papers are used for corporate collateral, commercial printing, magazines, catalogs, books, coupons, inserts, newspapers, packaging applications and direct mail advertising. NewPage owns paper mills in Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota, Wisconsin and Nova Scotia, Canada. These mills have a total annual production capacity of approximately 4.4 million tons of paper, including approximately 3.2 million tons of coated paper, approximately 1.0 million tons of uncoated paper and approximately 200,000 tons of specialty paper. About FSC
The Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) is an international, independent, not-for-profit organization that promotes responsible management of the world's forests. The organization accredits third-party certifiers to ensure that forest and forest products companies meet FSC principles and criteria for environmental, economic and social standards. FSC is "The Independent Assurance for Responsible Forest Management." About SFI
The Sustainable Forestry Initiative (SFI) program is a comprehensive system of principles, objectives and performance measures developed by professional foresters, conservationists and scientists, among others that combines the perpetual growing and harvesting of trees with the long-term protection of wildlife, plants, soil and water quality. About PEFC
The Programme for the Endorsement of Forest Certification (PEFC) schemes is an independent, nonprofit, nongovernmental organization that promotes sustainable forest management through independent third-party certification. PEFC endorses the certification system of SFI. Web Site: www.newpagecorp.com/