UPM present at Labelexpo Europe 2011 in Brussels

(UPM, Helsinki, 23 September 2011) - UPM is present at Labelexpo Europe 2011 held in Brussels on September 28 – October 1, 2011 to present its sustainably produced wide range of papers for labelling and siliconizing. UPM, one of the world's leading paper producers, is a leading supplier of both face and release base papers.

UPM offers a variety of options for pressure sensitive and conventional labelling. UPM's one side coated, woodfree coated and uncoated face papers are successfully used in self-adhesive laminating, converting, printing and labelling. In base papers the range consists of glassines as well as SCK (supercalendered kraft) and CCK (clay coated kraft) types of release liners, including good solutions for two-sided tapes. 

UPM's main message "UPM Label Papers – Solutions for today and tomorrow” indicates UPM’s  frontrunner position, innovativeness, forward looking attitude, sustainably produced products and reliable paper supplier position. The global sales network and supply chain ensure that UPM’s customers receive the best quality and reliable and efficient service wherever the need.

“At our stand it is possible to see the results of our continuous research and development work done at our paper mills and in our R&D centres in Finland and China. This work along with continuous improvements done at the mills have been the cornerstones for guaranteeing us a wide range of well performing products for our customers from one making to another,” says Mr Jaakko Nikkilä, Vice President, UPM Converters Segment. 

He continues: “Labelexpo is the main event for our label papers segment. Many good contacts have been established at Labelexpo in previous years. This is an excellent opportunity to discuss with customers and other industry players about our solutions for today and tomorrow.” 

Welcome to meet us at stand no 12V40!

For more information on the exhibition, please visit http://www.labelexpo-europe.com

UPM PAPER

Responsible, innovative and passionate about paper. Responsible means we are guided by sustainability in every aspect of our work, starting with the renewable and recyclable raw material used: wood. Innovative means commitment to continuous improvement, and listening sensitively to our customers’ needs. Passionate means dedication to the ongoing success of paper and print. We strive to be at the forefront of the industry, with a deep understanding of the market and the media, and outperforming cost efficiency. 

UPM has 25 modern and sustainable paper mills in Finland, Germany, the United Kingdom, France, Austria, China and the United States. Many of them are large recycling centres and bioenergy producers, as well as paper manufacturers. UPM Paper employs almost 14,500 people. In 2010, the business group’s net sales amounted to EUR 7.6 billion. To learn more, visit: www.upmpaper.com . UPM – The Biofore Company.