NewPage Introduces PointSil Densified Liner

PointSil Densified Liner is a new family of caliper-controlled, heavyweight release liner papers specifically engineered for large-size graphics utilized in transportation, indoor and outdoor advertising signage, and other wide format applications.

May 29, 2013 (Press Release) - NewPage Corporation (NewPage), a leading supplier of specialty label and release liner papers for North American pressure sensitive markets, announced today the introduction of PointSilTM Densified Liner.

PointSil Densified Liner is a new family of caliper-controlled, heavyweight release liner papers specifically engineered for large-size graphics utilized in transportation, indoor and outdoor advertising signage, and other wide format applications. PointSil Densified Liner is offered in several caliper options and features exceptional layflat, scoring and cracking capabilities, all of which are key performance attributes for large and complex graphics that are applied on a multitude of surfaces, and often in challenging locations.

"Significant growth in the use and complexity of wide format graphics has created a demand for densified release liners that offer the right combination of quality, performance and run-to-run consistency," said David Diekelman, executive director, specialty papers sales and marketing for NewPage. "Our new PointSil Densified release liner papers excel in these critical areas, and all are backed by the highly skilled technical service customers have come to trust from NewPage."

PointSil Densified Liner includes caliper offerings ranging from 3.2 mil to 4.6 mil each optimized for caliper-controlled, heavy weight release liner applications, and joins the broader portfolio of NewPage release liner and face papers specifically designed for pressure sensitive applications.

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, Ohio, 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. To learn more, visit www.NewPageCorp.com.

SOURCE: NewPage