UPM Raflatac has expanded its Raflacoat Fit PEFC range for the European market with Raflacoat Fit Opaque Black PEFC. This thin, multi-purpose face paper offers an optimum solution for re-labeling price tags and product labels. Raflacoat Fit Opaque Black PEFC is a self-adhesive label with a black opaque layer for easy and complete cover-up of old labels. Being able to re-label and reuse packages reduces the need for time-consuming repackaging, and also contributes to reduced costs and waste. The label material is suitable for fast and efficient HP Indigo printing as well as conventional printing methods. Raflacoat Fit Opaque Black PEFC meets a variety of label converter needs with its thin face paper and optimum printability. click Read More below for additional detail
The report featured revised data based on findings from the 59th Annual Capacity Survey released May 15. Total packaging papers shipments were down 3.7 percent from April 2018 and down 1.4 percent year-to-date. Bag & sack shipments were down 1.1 percent year-to-date, multiwall shipments were down 3.6 percent, food wrapping shipments were up 0.5 percent, and converting shipments were down 1.4 percent. The operating rate for April decreased to 88.5 percent compared to 90.0 percent in March. Inventory levels increased 1.7 percent from March.