A UPM Label Paper development team was awarded the first price in UPM's corporate innovation campaign held every other year. The innovation competition 2003 consisted of six different categories: Customer success, cost leadership, professional development, profitable growth, corporate brand and the most innovative organisation.
The team was awarded the first price in Customer success category for their innovative development work regarding the surface quality development done with UPM glassine liner range.
The first production and pilot trials have shown a potential of 30% silicone coatweight reduction with equal release performance compared to prevailing products in the market.
The winning team was formed by:
Mikko Rissanen, R & D manager
Kaj Koskinen, Technology director
Jukka Kivivasara, R & D manager
Petri Tani, Production manger