Resolute Forest Products Inc. announced additional capital investments of $50 million in its wood products operations to support its continued growth, and it confirmed the repayment of all amounts outstanding under its revolving and term credit facilities, reducing debt by $180 million in the second quarter. The additional $50 million in wood products investments include: $22 million to modernize equipment at the Senneterre (Quebec) sawmill, which will enhance overall efficiency and productivity of the Abitibi regional operations; $13 million at the Thunder Bay / Fort William First Nation (Ontario) sawmill to increase capacity by up to 40 million board feet with new equipment and modifications to the fiber flow; and $15 million at the Glenwood (Arkansas) and Cross City (Florida) sawmills to support fiber optimization and overall efficiency. The Cross City investment will also increase capacity by up to 20 million board feet. Each of these projects will serve to generate additional value from Resolute's wood products segment across market cycles.
Mactac® Distributor Products is enhancing its IMAGin® PrintVinyl and PrintVinyl Grey promotional media series, providing customers more options for economical vinyl solutions.
Designed for wide-format printing applications, including UV inkjet, solvent, eco-solvent, and latex digital printing, IMAGin PrintVinyl and PrintVinyl Grey has been an industry-leading promotional media for nearly two decades. It provides printability, color, and performance at an economical cost.
“The improved Mactac PrintVinyl line offers customers more economical vinyl options, enhancing opportunities for indoor and outdoor advertising and promotion,” says Amanda Smith, Product Manager, Mactac Distributor Products. “PrintVinyl and PrintVinyl Grey products are priced right for the budget-conscious end-user. Our newest products feature the same superior quality and durability customers have come to know and expect from Mactac.”
PrintVinyl and Print Vinyl Grey products are intended for graphic application to walls, windows, and floors. The product line includes:
*PV300 series: a 3.2 mil matte or gloss white, soft-calendared PVC film coated on one side with a removable or permanent pressure-sensitive adhesive and supplied with a 78# clay coated liner. It is designed for general purpose indoor or short-term outdoor advertising and promotion on flat or slightly curved surfaces and outdoor durability is 3 years.
*PVG300 series: a 3.2 mil gloss or matte white, soft-calendared PVC film that is coated on one side with removable or permanent, opaque, gray acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive and supplied with a 78# clay coated liner. It is designed for indoor or medium-term outdoor advertising and promotion, up to 3 years, on flat or slightly curved surfaces.
*PVG529P: a 3.5 mil gloss or matte white, soft-calendared PVC film that is coated on one side with permanent or removable, opaque, gray acrylic pressure-sensitive adhesive and supplied with a 90# Layflat liner. It is designed for indoor or medium-term outdoor advertising and promotion, up to 5 years, on flat or slightly curved surfaces.
IMAGin PrintVinyl and PrintVinyl grey products are made in the U.S.A. They feature a 2-year shelf life and are backed by Mactac’s Open Image Warranty™.