(UPM, Helsinki, 16 November 2012) – UPM's Label business UPM Raflatac has opened a new labelstock slitting and distribution terminal in Ho Chi Minh City, Vietnam. The terminal began operations in November and will supply both film and paper label materials to customers in Vietnam.
The new terminal demonstrates UPM Raflatac’s commitment to the Southeast Asian markets. “Our presence in Vietnam will allow us to further expand and strengthen our customer network, by providing fast delivery, high quality products and technical support in this dynamic market,” says Nasuf Culha, General Manager, Southeast Asia.
“Customers in Vietnam have welcomed UPM Raflatac’s investment as a high quality global labelstock provider. We have recognised our customer’s needs, and we are very excited to be able to provide our localised product and service offer, catering to both the local and global customers and brand owners based in Vietnam,” says Poh-Keong Lee, Country Manager, Vietnam.
For further information, please contact:
Mr Poh-Keong Lee, Country Manager, Vietnam, UPM Raflatac, Tel +60 12 737 8338
Mr Nasuf Culha, General Manager, Southeast Asia, UPM Raflatac, Tel +60 12 708 1724
Notes to editors
UPM Raflatac, part of UPM’s Engineered Materials business group, is one of the world’s leading suppliers of self-adhesive label materials. UPM Raflatac has a global service network consisting of 14 factories on six continents and a broad network of sales offices and slitting and distribution terminals worldwide. UPM Raflatac employs 2,400 people and made sales of over EUR 1.1 billion (USD 1.6 billion) in 2011. Further information is available at www.upmraflatac.com
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