Guadalajara, 11 June 2019, EXPO PACK – Supporting the growing niche packaging marketplace in Latin America, Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is pleased to announce from EXPO PACK three new expanded partnerships across Mexico and the launch of a new label paper. Strategic partner Papelera Kino; full-service printing and packaging manufacturer Krishka / Pap Tech; and strategic converting partner Promasa will each expand relationships with APP to offer a greater variety of packaging products in Mexico. Furthermore, APP will launch its new Premium Arcadia label-based paper for PSA label face-stock and wet glue label.
New Retail Offerings with Papelera Kino
Papelera Kino will offer APP’s biodegradable foopak Bio Nature Cups across its 20 retail outlets by year-end. Thefoopak Bio Natura Cup for take-away hot and cold liquids uses an innovative biodegradable water-based coating, a sustainable alternative to petroleum-based coatings that can be easily composted or recycled for repulping without the need for additional treatment. Through testing by the Isega Institute, APP maintains scientific evidence that the stock can completely break down and return to nature by decomposing in a matter of 12 weeks.
Extended Converting Capabilities with Krishka / Pap Tech
Krishka/Pap Tech is the latest converter in Latin America to offer APP’s foopak Bio Container for take-away quick service food products. Like the Bio Natura Cup, the Bio Container coated board utilizes the same biodegradable water-based coating, making the product easy to compost without sacrificing strength or quality.
Folding Box Board Grades Now Available through Promasa
Graphic arts industry converter Promasa now offers just-in-time custom converting of APP’s Sinarvanda folding box board. The operation, based in Mexico City, will convert products for retail packaging.
Launch of Premium Arcadia Label-Based Paper
APP’s Acadia 2000 is a premium one-side coated label with superior bulk and excellent smooth surface that handle tackiness of gold and silver ink density with multiple print applications of embossing and foil stamping in a row. The wet strength label resists disintegration and rupture when exposed to water or other moisture build up, so that it is excellent for replacing the plastic type label. Arcadia 2000 delivers high quality printing and performance. The label is perfect for soft drinks, juice, coffee, beer, wine and other cold liquid food packaging, where it can withstand varied temperatures and humidity.
Other APP products on display at EXPO PACK (booth 130, 131) include:
- Sinar line of folding box board for consumer products, dry goods, food packaging and signage
- Enza MF straw paper for paper straw converting
All pulp and fiber used in the making of APP’s paper products are certified by PEFC, the world’s leading forest certification organization. Only products that utilize sustainable procurement of wood and paper-based goods are awarded this certification.
“Our clients are continuously looking for ways to offer their customers a greater selection of eco-friendly paper options without sacrificing quality or effectiveness,” said Anthony Atamimi, Latin America Sales Director for Asia Pulp & Paper. “We’re excited to announce our expanded partnerships with these key industry leaders that will make sustainable paper products more accessible in the Mexican market.”
About Asia Pulp & Paper
Asia Pulp & Paper (APP) is a trade name for a group of pulp and paper manufacturing companies in Indonesia and China. APP is responsible for delivering quality products to meet the growing global demand for tissue, packaging and paper, with an annual combined pulp, paper, packaging product and converting capacity of over 25 million metric tons per annum. On any given day, APP’s products find their way into the hands of consumers in various branded forms from all over the world.
Ensuring supply chain integrity and commitment to the Sustainable Roadmap Vision 2020 are crucial to APP’s operations. Learn more about APP’s path to operational excellence by reading our Sustainability Reports and Forest Conservation Policy at www.asiapulppaper.com.
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