Tape and Packaging Papers meet needs of diverse applications.

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Designed as base paper for industrial tape end-uses, GlazeTape consists of water-activated and paint-masking tape base papers for diverse applications in multiple industries. GlazeWrap, also available, offers lightweight uncoated machine-glazed (MG) papers utilized as lightweight laminating base papers for food and medical flexible packaging applications. GlazeWrap includes basis weights as low as 14.8 lb (3,000 ft²), complementing ranges up to 40 lb (3000 ft²).



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Verso Launches GlazeTape Specialty Tape Papers and Expands GlazeWrap Lightweight Flexible Packaging Papers



MEMPHIS, Tenn. -- Verso Corporation (OTCPink: VRSZQ), a leading producer of flexible packaging, technical, and label and converting papers, today introduced GlazeTape, a family of water-activated and paint-masking tape base papers, and announced the expansion of its GlazeWrap family of lightweight uncoated machine-glazed (MG) papers for food and medical flexible packaging.



The GlazeTape product family, designed as base paper for industrial tape end-uses, ranges from water-activated tapes used in shipping and construction to oil and grease resistant (OGR) paint-masking tapes used in automotive applications, appliances and other durable goods manufacturing applications.



The GlazeWrap product family, utilized as lightweight laminating base papers for food and medical flexible packaging applications, is now expanded to include new basis weights as low as 14.8 lb. (3000 sq. ft.), complementing an existing portfolio that ranges up to 40 lb. (3000 sq. ft.). The GlazeWrap product is designed to laminate to film or aluminum foil for food pouches and bags and as a wax saturation base paper for food wraps.



"The addition of GlazeTape and expansion of GlazeWrap papers are a significant step forward in broadening our already extensive portfolio of highly engineered, lightweight uncoated MG papers," said Mike Weinhold, Verso Senior Vice President of Sales, Marketing and Product Development. "We are excited to offer specialty paper converters even more choices, backed by dedicated Verso professionals working every day to exceed customer expectations."



The GlazeTape product family is produced by Verso on the No. 5 paper machine at our Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine, and is available in a range of basis weights and Kit levels for OGR. The GlazeWrap product family is produced by Verso at both the Androscoggin Mill and Stevens Point Mill in Wisconsin.



For more information on GlazeTape, GlazeWrap or other products in Verso's broad specialty papers portfolio, you can email us at specialtypapers@versoco.com or visit our website at versoco.com/specialtypapers.



About Verso

Verso Corporation is the turn-to company for those looking to successfully navigate the complexities of paper sourcing and performance.  The leading North American producer of printing and specialty papers and pulp, Verso provides insightful solutions that help drive improved customer efficiency, productivity, brand awareness and business results.  Verso's long-standing reputation for quality and reliability is directly tied to our vision to be a company with passion that is respected and trusted by all.  Verso's passion is rooted in ethical business practices that demand safe workplaces for our employees and sustainable wood sourcing for our products.  This passion, combined with our flexible manufacturing capabilities and an unmatched commitment to product performance, delivery and service, make Verso a preferred choice among commercial printers, paper merchants and brokers, converters, publishers and other end users.  For more information, visit us online at versoco.com.



CONTACT: Cory Boettcher, Brand Manager, Specialty Papers, 715-345-8046, cory.boettcher@versoco.com

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