Grease-Gard Brands offer resistance to grease.

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Suitable for food wraps, clamshells, microwave popcorn bags and quick service restaurant bags, Grease-Gard FluoroFree® Papers are free from fluorochemicals and FDA approved. Papers can be produced with bleached, natural, blended and post-consumer waste recycled options.


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Expera Launches Grease-Gard® Family of Brands After Years of Perfecting the Technology

Continuing to be at the forefront of next generation technology, Expera Specialty Solutions, a leading producer of food packaging solutions, announced today that it continues to expand its Grease-Gard® family of brands, including its Grease-Gard FluoroFree® papers. Grease-Gard FluoroFree® delivers outstanding grease resistance exceptional for food wraps, clamshells, microwave popcorn bags, and quick service restaurant bags without the use of fluorochemicals.

"When there is a preference to have grease-proof products without the use of fluorochemicals, Expera Specialty Solutions has the unique capability of manufacturing them," said Robyn Buss, Vice President of Sales and Marketing at Expera. "Increasingly, consumers are looking for a fluorochemical-free option, and they still need the product to meet FDA requirements for food contact and be cost-effective and eco-friendly. At Expera we are uniquely situated to provide that option."

Grease-Gard FluoroFree® papers not only meet a wide variety of grease resistant needs, but also offer a broad range of basis weights, an array of finishes, and great glueability and printability. Staying committed to Expera's sustainability Initiative, SOAR™, the Grease-Gard FluoroFree® papers can be produced with bleached, natural, blended and post-consumer waste recycled options that are FDA approved for direct food contact.

"We keep adapting our Grease-Gard® family of technologies to hit every performance and sustainability goal you need," said Zack Leimkuehler, Product Development Manager for Expera. "Expera has been manufacturing grease-resistant papers since the 1930s, well before the creation of fluorochemistry."

As a leading manufacturer of grease resistant papers and one of the first to engineer fluorochemical-free papers, Expera Grease-Gard® and Grease-Gard FluoroFree® technologies flex to hit every performance spec. Find out more by visiting expera.com.

Expera Specialty Solutions is the leading North American manufacturer of specialty paper products for use in the tape, pressure-sensitive release liner, industrial and food packaging segments. Expera Specialty Solutions' manufacturing platform includes machines at four Wisconsin mills located in Rhinelander, Mosinee, Kaukauna, and De Pere. For more information, visit www.expera.com.

SOURCE Expera Specialty Solutions

CONTACT:

Addie Teeters,

Cell: (920) 202-4455,

Email: addie.teeters@expera.com

Web Site: http://www.expera.com

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