Mohawk, a US manufacturer of fine papers, has partnered with Arjowiggins Creative Papers with the two paper manufacturers sharing best-in-class manufacturing capabilities, facilities, technologies, sales and marketing resources and expertise. As part of this Mohawk has granted Arjowiggins Creative Papers exclusive rights to manufacture its Superfine paper and to use its proprietary i-Tone treatment for digital printing. Continue reading “Mohawk and Arjowiggins team up”
Sappi has added a new web inspection system to paper mill 2 at its Alfeld site in Hanover, Germany. Sappi has already spent some €61 million in converting the PM2 paper mill in the past year as well as the commissioning of the new Paper Lab a few months ago. Continue reading “Sappi installs web inspection at paper mill 2”
Antalis has added a new plastic substrate to its range of polypropylene materials. Priplak is corona treated on both sides, enabling it to be printed in UV offset, UV screen and UV digital. Continue reading “Antalis launches Priplak plastic substrate”
Sappi has opened a new Paper lab at its Alfeld mill to help expand its speciality papers division. The mill has benefitted from a €61 million rebuild of the PM 2 paper machine last year. Continue reading “Sappi opens new Paper lab”
RISI, which analyses global forest product markets, predicts that worldwide demand for recovered paper will increase over the next five years as part of overall growth in the paper and board markets. Continue reading “RISI predicts growth in recovered paper”
Arjo Wiggins has added a new Ultra Matt print finish to its Rives-Sensation range of creative papers. Sensation Matt, which can be printed up to a resolution of 225 dpi, is available in two finishes (Tradition or Tactile) with a selection of high white or natural white. Continue reading “Arjo Wiggins adds ultra matt paper”
Antalis UK has launched a series of podcasts to help print service providers select a substrate that best fits their needs. Continue reading “Antalis records podcasts on choosing substrates”
Antalis has introduced a new range of papers for digital printers, Olin Digital, an addition to the Olin range of premium uncoated papers. The new range has been certified compatible with HP Indigo and dry toner presses with sizes specifically cut for HP Indigo presses. Weights range from 90 to 300gsm, and there’s a choice of two finishes – Regular and Smooth – and two shades – High White and Cream. They are said to be suitable for a wide range of digital printing applications, including photo books, portfolios on-demand and personalised invitations, as well as more general applications, such as corporate communications and diaries.
Kodak has added two more papers from Sappi Fine Paper Europe to its paper rating program for its Prosper presses. Jaz Book, a 67gsm paper designed for printing colour books, and Jaz Silk, which is mainly aimed at direct mail and commercial printing, both gain the 4 Diamond rating indicating they are suitable for consistent high quality work.