Asia Pulp & Paper launches new label paper at Expo Pack, Mexico

The new Acadia 2000 is a premium one-side coated paper claimed to have superior bulk and excellent smoothness. The wet strength label resists disintegration and rupture when exposed to water or other moisture build-up, making it suited to replacing the plastic-type label. The material is aimed at soft drinks, juice, coffee, beer, wine and other cold liquid food packaging, where it can withstand varied temperatures and humidity.

All pulp and fibre used in the making of APP’s paper products are certified by PEFC, the world’s leading forest certification organization. Only products that utilize sustainable procurement of wood and paper-based goods are awarded this certification.

“Our clients are continuously looking for ways to offer their

Wigston launches its new paper match tool

Wigston Paper in May launched an online paper matching tool to enable designers to identify the closest match for brand identities and corporate colours.

Using the new Paper Lookup Tool, designers and marketers can upload a logo or brand visual identity.  The free-to-use software then searches the company’s coloured paper ranges for the closest match against the three dominant colours in the image that has been uploaded.

Designers can either work from the information given or can fill in an

Fujifilm shows off its Acuity Ultra at Fespa

Fujifilm showcased its upgraded Acuity Ultra at Fespa, with new features including a big speed increase to 400m²/hr.

The new Acuity Ultra 5044 model can be configured with an eight channel, dual-CMYK setup that “boosts productivity, and also offers a choice of one- or two-pass printing, producing almost photographic levels of quality”.

“The 400 metre square per hour speed is 60% faster than the previous model, and users can select a level of speed versus quality via the smoothing function.”

Japan pulp and paper company acquires Premier Paper Group

Japan Pulp and Paper (JPP) in the first week of July this year acquired the entire share capital of RADMS Paper Limited, Premier’s holding company.

Turning over $5bn (£4bn), JPP is a global company that employed 3,900 people prior to the acquisition across a raft of sectors, including property, ICT systems, renewable energy, recycling, paper manufacturing – mainly tissue and packaging papers – and paper distribution.

The business has operations in North America, Central America, Asia, the Middle

OKI Europe launches smallest A3 printer

OKI Europe has announced the launch of its new C800 Series of compact, cost effective A3 colour printers for organisations that typically outsource print jobs.

The C800 Series can handle a range of media in HD colour, from pre-cut media to posters and expansive banners as required by retailers.
“The launch of the new C800 series of A3 colour printers marks an exciting step for in-house printing,” said Anna Emilia Dorrington, senior product marketing manager, OKI Europe Ltd. “Further pushing