Packaging & Speciality Papers

New label paper for a high-quality brand appearance

Sappi expands its range of non-wet-strength wet-glue label papers with Parade Label Pro
Sappi’s ‘Parade’ product family offers a sustainable and comprehensive range of wet-glue label papers for a wide range of converting types and applications.
Read More

Innovative products meet the latest demands of sublimation printing

Sappi sets a new milestone in the textile printing industry with Transjet Tacky Industrial and Basejet.
Sappi, a leading global provider of sustainable woodfibre products and solutions, offers Transjet Tacky Industrial, a coated dye sublimation paper for digital transfer printing, specially developed for high-speed inkjet printing on highly elastic textiles.
Read More

Ultra-modern production site for C1S papers for self-adhesive and wet-glue labels

Sappi, a leading global provider of sustainable woodfibre products and solutions, expands the portfolio at its site in Gratkorn, Austria Sappi has for many years had a diverse portfolio of label papers, with outstanding quality and customer service ensuring reliability of production and supply.
Read More

New CEO of Sappi Europe supports sustainable change

Industry talk from the Sappi Blue Couch
The world has changed in the last 1.5 years, the impact of this is also being felt at Sappi Europe.
Read More

Uncoated, ultra-bright virgin fibre liner with exceptional feel and colour reproduction

Sappi is expanding its product range for corrugated board applications with Fusion Nature Plus.
With Fusion Nature Plus, Sappi is launching an uncoated, fully bleached and completely recyclable virgin fibre liner.
Read More

Sappi and HP Indigo join forces to advance the use of paper in the flexible-packaging market

The demand for recyclable, paper-based packaging as a substitute for less sustainable materials is increasing.
Innovation leader Sappi and digital printing leader HP Indigo have joined forces to meet the needs of a changing world. A paper-based solution from Sappi that renders additional special coatings or laminations superfluous was successfully verified for the HP Indigo digital printing.
Read More

A brilliant solution without any ‘heavy metal’

High-quality beer bottle labels with a revolutionary metallic effect
To produce a new beer bottle label, ACTEGA Metal Print GmbH required a special substrate with an unusual visual effect. It had to be able to be processed effectively and also make an excellent feature of itself with the new EcoLeaf metallization.
Read More

Creating sustainable packaging solutions for confectionery goods

Sappi and the packaging technology manufacturer Syntegon Technology are joining forces for more sustainable solutions in the confectionery industry
The pressure on brand manufacturers and thus on the packaging industry from consumers, retail and legislators to offer environmentally friendly materials and processes is very high.
Read More

The paper revolution

The latest edition of the Blue Couch digital interview series from Sappi is all about paper for the packaging of the future
With its advances in the development of environmentally friendly, sustainable, paper-based packaging solutions, Sappi has proven itself to be not just an innovation leader, but a pioneer in sustainability. To learn how the paper manufacturer is deeply revolutionizing the packaging industry and the types of challenges it has to overcome, watch the new episode of Blue Couch at 10 a.m. (CET) on Wednesday 3 February at
Read More

A milestone in sustainable packaging

Sappi implements innovative barrier paper technology to increase production
Sappi will introduce new barrier coating technology for functional paper packaging at its speciality mill in Alfeld, Germany, strengthening its position as the leading global provider of sustainable paper packaging solutions.
Read More

What is the key to sustainable innovation?

The Blue Couch digital interview series from Sappi puts the spotlight on sustainable solutions
Sappi Europe has been promoting the development of sustainable packaging solutions for a number of years and has positioned itself as a driver of innovation in the industry. What is the secret of the global paper manufacturer’s success and what new and improved developments can we look forward to? You can find out all of this and more in the latest episode of Blue Couch at 10 a.m. (CET) on Wednesday, 2 December at
Read More

Sappi Makes Its Debut at the virtual 2020 Plastic Free World Summit

Showcasing its range of sustainable woodfibre products to help build a thriving world
Sappi, a leading global provider of sustainable woodfibre products and biobased solutions, today announced that it will showcase its renewable products at the 2020 Plastic Free World Virtual Summit. Taking place live on November 9-10, and on-demand for 30 days afterwards, the summit aims to share the latest in-depth industry knowledge to help the world tackle the rising issue of plastic waste in the environment.
Read More

Innovation discussions on the Blue Couch

Sappi Europe launches new digital series of interviews
The global paper manufacturer Sappi is launching “Blue Couch” – a new monthly video format featuring exciting guests discussing innovation, hot topics and strategies in the world of packaging and speciality papers. The first episode will be streamed at 10 a.m. (CET) on 4 November 2020 at
Read More

Platinum for sustainability

Sappi is one of the world’s leading companies with its CSR performance
Sappi Europe received a platinum score in the latest EcoVadis rating. The leading global provider of sustainable woodfibre products and solutions retained its top position from the previous year among the leading one per cent of all companies assessed which exhibit high activity and responsibility with regard to corporate social responsibility (CSR).
Read More

Working together for increased sustainability: barrier packaging paper meets machine manufacturer

Sappi and Rovema seal partnership with their first successful collaborative project
One of the key concerns of the packaging industry is the development of sustainable value chains and environmentally friendly packaging processes. With this in mind, the machine manufacturer Rovema and the speciality paper manufacturer Sappi, two international leaders when it comes to sustainability, have entered into a strategic partnership.
Read More

Sustainable solutions that pack a punch

Huge interest in virtual interpack conference from the market and innovation leader Sappi
With over 6,500 visitors and more than 2,000 participants at a total of 720 minutes of live presentation sessions and with many potential new customers in the live info chat, the virtual interpack conference organised by Sappi was a resounding success. Sappi presented its latest developments, future prospects and current range of packaging and speciality papers at the event. In addition to further networking opportunities, the visitors took full advantage of the chance to get in contact with the Sales team.
Read More

Now on LinkedIn: The latest on sustainable packaging solutions

Innovation leader presents cutting-edge products and current topics
News from Sappi Packaging and Speciality Papers is now available on yet another channel: the LinkedIn business network. The innovation leader is already presenting all the latest news about sustainable packaging to more than 350 followers and other interested readers – with its own topics as well as news relevant to the industry.
Read More

The starting signal will sound on 6 May

Live sessions and product news presented at Sappi’s virtual interpack trade show
The globally active paper manufacturer will kick off its virtual trade show with six different live sessions on product news, innovation and sustainability, as well as relevant corporate topics. On the first two days of the fair, will also be offering an opportunity to chat live with a number of Sappi experts.
Read More

Experience sustainable packaging live

Market and innovation leader Sappi presents its future-oriented solutions at its virtual interpack 2020
The new products have been fully developed, the trade fair stand is planned and the teams are looking forward to meeting customers and other interested parties – occasions enough for Sappi to put into practice a virtual trade fair instead of the real interpack 2020. On the globally active company will present a wide range of new products and its comprehensive existing portfolio of packaging and speciality papers to the audience from 6 to 31 May.
Read More

Paper packaging for a sustainable future

New barrier papers from the innovation leader Sappi
Paper has long been the number one recyclable mono-material. Accordingly, the market leader Sappi has expanded its portfolio of barrier papers and is now offering businesses a vast range of innovative packaging paper solutions.
Read More

Functional Papers – two more grammages available

Sappi Seal range with two new basis weights added
Sustainable packaging solutions are a hot topic all over the world. Sappi, market leader in innovative packaging barrier and sealable papers, is already producing such solutions and can point to numerous successful examples. Demand from customers and interested parties from a wide spectrum of industries continues to grow. The world’s leading paper and paperboard manufacturer therefore recently added two new grammages to its Sappi Seal range. In addition to the 67 g/m² version, the new 85 g/m² and 100 g/m² papers enable branded goods manufacturers to package an even more
Read More

Sappi joins Cepi in the 4evergreen alliance to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular economy

Cepi, the European association representing the paper industry, has announced a new alliance called 4evergreen
The aim of the alliance is to boost the contribution of fibre-based packaging in a circular and sustainable economy that minimises climate and environmental impact. The alliance will increase awareness about the benefits of fibre-based packaging materials, advocate for EU legislation supporting product design for recyclability and call for the development of optimised collection systems and appropriate recycling infrastructures.
Read More

Real solutions instead of empty words

A successful autumn season for Sappi at a collection of trade fairs, with exceptional interest shown in innovative packaging papers
Nuremberg, Monaco and Brussels: Sappi Europe has presented its solutions for sustainable, future-oriented packaging at three trade fairs in the past few weeks. The globally operating paper specialist’s extensive product range has been serving as a benchmark in the industry for years and now includes the functional barrier papers from the Sappi Guard family, the sealable packaging paper Sappi Seal and the folding boxboard Atelier. The showcasing of innovations in sustainable packaging papers will continue at interpack in Düsseldorf
Read More

Trade fair premiere for Sappi Digital Solutions at the SGI Dubai 2020

World market leader anticipates customers’ needs with leading-edge solutions
Sappi, one of the most innovative manufacturers of printing and speciality papers, starts the year 2020 with a premiere. For the very first time, the globally operating company will exhibit at the SGI Dubai, the well-known Sign & Graphic Imaging Middle East trade fair. From 12 to 14 January, visitors will have an opportunity to find out more about Sappi’s high-quality dye sublimation papers, such as Transjet Drive, as well as different papers for large format inkjet printing at the Dubai World Trade Centre, hall 7, booth 7D-08.
Read More

Close collaboration across the value chain sees Sappi in partnership with Constantia Flexibles driving forward innovation for sustainable packaging solutions

With the increased global push for environmentally friendly and sustainable paper-based packaging solutions, Sappi has made great strides in developing breakthrough proprietary barrier technology to offer new opportunities to satisfy this need
These unique solutions enabled Sappi to closely collaborate with the world’s largest food and beverage company, Nestlé to support the launch of the YES! snack bar wrapped in recyclable paper. Sappi worked in partnership with Nestlé and packaging supplier, Constantia Flexibles to develop solutions suitable for recyclable paper production processes. Susanne Oste, Vice President of Innovations and Sustainability at Sappi Europe commented: “Sappi has been working with
Read More

More emotionality and greater differentiation

Maximum design freedom with the new Algro Design portfolio from Sappi
Communicating brand values and product characteristics in an emotional way and staging them in an appropriate manner is becoming increasingly important for brand manufacturers. To connect with the end consumer, they need to have paperboards that enhance the visual and tactile experience. In response to these needs, Sappi is now introducing the next generation of its popular and proven Algro Design portfolio – with an enhanced paperboard version and a change of name.
Read More

Setting trends with sustainable and innovative solutions

At PRINTING United in Dallas (Texas), Sappi presents its high-quality speciality papers to meet the highest demands
To be close to the market and to anticipate customers’ needs: this is what Sappi, one of the world’s leading manufacturers of innovative sublimation, printing and speciality papers, is known for. At this year’s PRINTING United tradeshow in Dallas, Texas (USA), Sappi is going to present its new Transjet Drive dye sublimation paper at booth 5123 from 23 to 25 October as well as different papers for large format inkjet printing. In addition, Sappi’s Ultracast casting and release papers will be shown.
Read More

Innovation meets sustainability

Sappi to present its innovative papers and packaging solutions at FachPack 2019
Environmentally friendly packaging is a hot topic worldwide. Sappi has been a pioneer in the field of innovative and sustainable packaging solutions for years. The company will present its latest innovations at Stand 9-260 at FachPack in Nuremberg. Alongside barrier papers, these include the heat-sealable Sappi Seal paper. This is notable for being completely recyclable and can replace existing PE-coated packaging. The recently launched Atelier paperboard will be another focus of the trade fair presentation. This offers brilliant colour reproduction and a silky touch and feel.
Read More

Protected food, more sustainable packaging

Sappi Guard M and Sappi Guard MS packaging papers with improved properties
Sustainable materials that are easy to recycle have become decisive parameters in the choice of packaging for branded goods. Paper-based solutions play a decisive role and are increasingly replacing composite packaging. With its optimised Guard M and Guard MS papers, Sappi offers even more possibilities.
Read More

New paperboard – brilliance meets function

The Atelier folding boxboard (GC1) from Sappi
In mid-April, Sappi launched its new Atelier paperboard, developed under the motto “brilliance meets function”. The special feature of the new GC1 board lies in its unrivalled combination of visual and physical features. Atelier combines a large specific volume with a high stiffness, as well as a high surface quality with a unique 100-percent brightness. The folding boxboard GC1 is offered in grammages ranging from 240 to 350 g/m².
Read More

Once again honoured with a prestigious award in 2019

Sappi wins Avery Dennison Supplier Distinction Award for the second time in a row
In 2019, Sappi was selected for an Avery Dennison Supplier Distinction Award for the second consecutive year. In doing so, the awarding authority honoured the paper manufacturer’s sustainable conduct, its high-quality products and being a real global supplier. While its group headquarters is in Johannesburg, South Africa, Sappi’s global packaging and speciality papers business supports eight Avery Dennison plants worldwide with numerous products from multiple facilities.
Read More

Digital printing papers to meet the highest demands

Sappi highlights new solutions in the field of dye sublimation papers at the FESPA Global Print Expo
Printing textiles and hard substrates with impressive results: this is what Transjet dye sublimation papers from Sappi stand for. The new Transjet Drive is a sublimation paper optimised for industrial printers with a glue-belt system and will be showcased for the first time at FESPA trade fair in Munich. Sappi will also be presenting its inkjet papers for large-format applications, the Fusion Topliner containerboard and various silicone base papers at Stand B6-B30.
Read More

Printing textiles more efficiently and with higher quality with Transjet Drive

Sappi launches a sublimation paper optimised for glue-belt printers
The rapid individualisation and personalisation of fashion and home textiles on polyester-based materials using sublimation transfer is in high market demand. With this in mind, Sappi is expanding its portfolio of dye sublimation papers: with its silky-smooth reverse side, the Transjet Drive sublimation paper innovation enables better runnability on digital high-speed printers with a glue-belt system. This smooth printing performance increases productivity. Moreover, due to its low grammage, Transjet Drive offers weight per unit area advantages. The new sublimation paper is specifically designed for glue-belt printers, but is also suitable
Read More

The premiere at the Packaging Première

Launch of the GC1 Atelier folding box board 1 from Sappi in Italy
Innovative and sustainable packaging solutions: with Sappi boards and papers, both aspects can be implemented in a variety of ways. At the Packaging Première, the globally active manufacturer will be presenting its Atelier double-coated folding box board 1 for the first time in Italy. Visitors to the stand shared with Plastic Stratosfera (C56/D57) will also find out more about the premium paperboard Algro Design, the Fusion Topliner for corrugated board applications and various shopping bag papers.
Read More

Paperboard: high-quality packaging for luxury products

Sappi is exhibiting for the first time at Luxe Pack Shanghai
High-quality, customised packaging inspires end consumers, brand owners and designers alike. For the first time at Luxe Pack Shanghai in China, the manufacturer will be presenting what can be achieved with Sappi products. At Stand A19 in the Shanghai Exhibition Center on 10 and 11 April, visitors to the fair will be able to see high-quality samples for a very diverse range of applications.
Read More