UPM Raflatac launches new peel and reseal products for food labeling

(UPM Raflatac, Helsinki, 16 June 2017 at 10:00 EET) - UPM Raflatac has widened its food labeling product range with two new peel and reseal label materials for the European market. PEEL-RSEAL PP WHITE FTC 60 and PEEL-RSEAL PP CLEAR FTC 50 are ideal solutions for more demanding re-closure labeling applications where the packaging will be opened and closed multiple times.

Open-close labels make packaging more user friendly and high-performance reclosing is essential for food packaging to ensure that food stays fresh. Both these new top-coated PP film face materials are compliant with food safe regulations. They are best paired with RC512, a new UV acrylic adhesive specifically designed for open-close labels for food applications.

"These two new peel and reseal film products provide excellent open-close functionality for food applications," says Jouni Iiskola, Segment Manager, Food, UPM Raflatac. "The new RC512 adhesive ensures that labels can be opened and closed multiple times while still sticking well and looking good - giving end users a positive experience and enhancing the brand image at the same time."

Learn more about our materials for food labeling applications.

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For further information please contact:
Jouni Iiskola, Segment Manager, Food, UPM Raflatac, tel. +358 204 168 193

UPM Raflatac
UPM Raflatac is one of the world's leading producers of self-adhesive label materials. We supply high-quality paper and film label stock for consumer product and industrial labelling through a global network of factories, distribution terminals and sales offices. We employ around 3,000 people and made sales of EUR 1.4 billion (USD 1.5 billion) in 2016. UPM Raflatac is part of UPM - The Biofore Company. Find out more at www.upmraflatac.com.

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Through the renewing of the bio and forest industries, UPM is building a sustainable future across six business areas: UPM Biorefining, UPM Energy, UPM Raflatac, UPM Specialty Papers, UPM Paper ENA and UPM Plywood. Our products are made of renewable raw materials and are recyclable. We serve our customers worldwide. The group employs around 19,300 people and its annual sales are approximately EUR 10 billion. UPM shares are listed on NASDAQ OMX Helsinki. UPM - The Biofore Company - www.upm.com

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