The suspense is not completely over for Appleton Coated and its 620 employees. The struggling paper mill's sale to Industrial Assets Corp., a used machinery dealer based in Los Angeles, progressed in a six-hour marathon hearing Monday before Outagamie County Circuit Court Judge Gregory Gill. "I'm not going to take any action," Gill said late Monday. "We have definitive things in place but we're not at the finish line." Lawyers have a maximum of five days to hash out the details of a hybrid agreement that states Industrial Assets will pay $20 million for Appleton Coated and at the same time market the mill as an ongoing operation for 45 days. Mark Freedlander, an attorney for Industrial Assets, said "we have reached an agreement and we are responsible for marketing the entity as a going concern." Click Read More below for additional detail.
Since 1998, Mohawk has lead the market with innovative substrates for digital printing. Starting with legendary fine paper and carefully expanding into specialized non-paper substrates, Mohawk is celebrating 20 years of product innovation.
At this year’s DSCOOP gathering in Dallas, Mohawk will introduce a number of new products engineered for HP Indigo as well as wide format printing. Mike Madura, VP of Product Management and Development says, “We wanted to arrive at DSCOOP ready to demonstrate these new paper and specialty materials in a manner that would echo the conference focus on Inspiration. Anyone who knows us knows that we are always looking for new ways to inspire designers and printers with the power of materials through provocative demonstration.”
Be sure to stop by Booth #26 at this year’s conference to see these important new products and print demonstrations:
Mohawk Maker Quarterly #13 – Embracing the topic of disruption, Issue #13 of this celebrated publication features 20,000 one of a kind art prints, which were created using HP Mosaic and printed on Mohawk Superfine with an HP Indigo 12000 Press. Every print is numbered, unique and shows the impact of HP Indigo print on beautiful paper.
Mohawk’s new i-Tone-On-Demand Program – This new offering opens up a wide world of print possibilities by giving designers and printers the ability to choose the full range of Mohawk colors, textures and specialty materials for as little as a single carton. All optimized with Mohawk’s proprietary i-Tone surface treatment for impeccable performance on the range of HP Indigo presses.
PaperTyger® Line Expansion – Building on our successful launch of these category-defining durable papers, Mohawk will show a bold new range of items in both sheets for HP Indigo as well as rolls for wide format. PaperTyger® offers the looks and feel of paper with unexpected durability and strength.
The New Mohawk Specialty Digital Materials Swatchbook – Carefully designed to work with Mohawk’s family of fine paper swatchbooks, this new tool is sure to become the go-to resource for designers and printers when they need to select best-in-class specialty materials for any project or press.
These new products are a clear expression of Mohawk’s long-standing commitment to offering the creative and print community to finest materials for all the ways you print.