Product News: Materials & Material Processing
Label Paper is certified for HP Indigo presses.
Press Release Summary:
February 9, 2010 - Designed for printing pressure sensitive labels, OptiPrime(TM) Digital is pre-optimized, allowing converters to skip digital print surface pretreatments. Product features smooth semi-gloss finish and high strength for die-cutting and matrix stripping during label converting. OptiPrime Digital is available as tri-certified grade, indicating chain-of-custody certification by three third-party organizations including FSC, SFI, and PEFC schemes.
Original Press Release
NewPage to Launch OptiPrime(TM) Digital Label Paper at the Dscoop Annual Conference
Press release date: February 2, 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. About Dscoop
Founded in 2005, Dscoop (the Digital Solutions Cooperative) is an independent global community of graphic arts business owners and technical professionals who use HP equipment and related solutions, including Indigo and Scitex. Dscoop is focused on educating and connecting its members with each other and with HP to improve members' business growth, efficiency and profitability. To learn more about Dscoop, visit www.dscoop.org.