Sappi Fine Paper North America Launches Line-up of Digital Papers
BOSTON—March 30, 2009—Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced the launch of its digital paper line-up including McCoy for HP Indigo, McCoy Digital and Flo Digital, with continued availability of Opus Digital, to round out the new tiered offering. Boasting exceptional performance and versatility for digital printing, each of Sappi’s digital papers are matched to their folio counterpart and are Forest Stewardship Council (FSC) and Sustainable Forestry Initiative® (SFI) Chain of Custody certified, contain 10% PCW content and are manufactured with Green-e certified renewable energy. Demonstrating Sappi’s commitment to innovation and quality, Sappi’s digital line is specifically engineered to perform on high production color digital presses, including HP Indigo, KODAK NEXPRESS, and Xerox iGen3 and Xerox iGen4.
“Sappi is pleased to offer our customers a more robust digital paper line-up of the finest quality. Digital printing is a growth market and we are pleased to be able to offer our premium, performance and economy folio grades with digital companions,” said Jennifer Miller, Executive Vice President of Marketing and Communications, Sappi Fine Paper North America.
Sappi’s digital offering is comprised of the following:
• McCoy for HP Indigo and McCoy Digital: Developed to exceed the most demanding standards in digital printing with photobook quality performance. McCoy Digital is qualified for KODAK NEXPRESS and suitable for Xerox iGen3 and Xerox iGen4 and other digital production color presses.
• Opus Digital: The go-to digital paper, offering the right balance of optics, versatility and productivity making it the ideal paper for dry ink (toner) digital presses. Opus Digital is qualified for KODAK NEXPRESS and suitable for Xerox iGen3 and Xerox iGen4 and other digital production color presses.
• Flo Digital: Engineered for everyday demand, Flo balances cost and quality to make it the ideal house sheet for daily turn-arounds and personalized digital mailing programs. Flo Digital is qualified for HP Indigo and KODAK NEXPRESS and suitable for Xerox iGen3 and Xerox iGen4 and other digital production color presses.
The digital line is available for order immediately with a full-stocking position by mid-April; orders can be placed through a Sappi sales representative.
About Sappi Fine Paper North America
Sappi Fine Paper North America (SFPNA) is a leading North American producer of coated fine paper used in premium magazines, catalogues, books and high-end print advertising. Headquartered in Boston, Massachusetts, Sappi Fine Paper North America is known for innovation and quality. Its brand names, including McCoy, LOE, Opus, Somerset and Flo, are some of the industry’s most widely recognized and specified. SFPNA is a division of Sappi Limited (NYSE, JSE, LSE), a global company headquartered in Johannesburg, South Africa, with manufacturing operations on four continents in nine countries, sales offices in 50 countries, and customers in over 100 countries around the world. Learn more about Sappi at: www.sappi.com.