NewPage Announces Two New Sheet Sizes for Indigo 10000 Presses
MIAMISBURG, OH—February 20, 2014—NewPage Corp., a leading producer of digital coated papers, is pleased to announce the addition of two new sheet sizes to its economy digital coated paper brand, Blazer Digital, specifically for HP Indigo 10000 digital presses.
NewPage continues to focus on the digital print market and align its grade offering to better meet the needs of digital press owners. As the sheet sizes needed for the HP Indigo 10000 continue to evolve, NewPage responds by again expanding its offering—this time with the addition of 29.5×20.75 text and 20.75×29.5 cover stocking sizes in the Blazer Digital line. These sheet sizes also enhance the productivity of the HP Indigo 10000 by being packed in a single tier skid.
“These new sizes are stocked in our warehouses and are readily available to ship the same day they are ordered,” said Dennis Essary, director, digital coated papers for NewPage. “Our customers now have the option to purchase coated paper for the HP Indigo 10000 in either cartons or skids and may also utilize our custom digital converting to order a special size of any of our digital papers to meet the needs of the digital printer.”
NewPage is committed to producing the highest quality papers and has earned the HP Indigo Preferred Partner status for coated paper in North America. All of the NewPage digital papers for HP Indigo are certified by the Rochester Institute of Technology (RIT), so customers can be confident they meet the stringent HP Indigo requirements for runnability, ink transfer, adhesion, image quality and blanket life. NewPage utilizes proprietary coating formulas, rigorous manufacturing standards and quality processes to provide the superior output customers demand.
Blazer Digital is an economical, coated digital paper with weight and finish choices similar to conventional folio formats. Offered in gloss and satin, text and cover weights, it provides good performance on dry and liquid toner, production color laser printers and digital offset technologies.
NewPage is a leading producer of printing and specialty papers in North America with $3.1 billion in net sales for the year ended December 31, 2012. NewPage is headquartered in Miamisburg, OH, and owns paper mills in Kentucky, Maine, Maryland, Michigan, Minnesota and Wisconsin. These mills have a total annual production capacity of approximately 3.5 million tons of paper.
The company’s portfolio of paper products includes coated, supercalendered and specialty papers. These papers are used in commercial printing to create corporate collateral, magazines, catalogs, books, coupons, inserts and direct mail, as well as in specialty paper applications including beverage bottle labels, food and medical packaging, pressure-sensitive labels and release liners.