Iggesund’s specialised range for digital print is stocked by Antalis in the UK whereas for other uses Iggesund has two merchants distributing Invercote and Incada - Antalis and Elliott Baxter & Co. “We’re happy that in the past few months we’ve been able to start working with Antalis and Elliott Baxter & Co as our main partners in the UK wholesale market,” says Rikard Papp, director of Iggesund’s sales to merchants. “Via these two distributors, Invercote G, Invercote Creato (1s and 2s SBB grades), Incada Exel and Incada Silk (1s and 2s FBB grades) are now available for purchase throughout the UK.” Iggesund has a specialised range for digital print and that will continue to be stocked by Antalis in the UK.
UPM Raflatac, one of the world’s leading suppliers of self-adhesive label materials, has completed its acquisition of the assets of Seattle, Washington-based Converters Express, Inc.
By opening a terminal in the Seattle area, UPM Raflatac will continue to deliver on its promise to provide customers world class service with a local touch. This acquisition allows UPM Raflatac to expand its customer reach and improve its service capabilities to the Northwestern U.S. label market by offering label converters in the area an expanded range of innovative and sustainable paper, film and specials products – particularly in the wine and craft beverage segments.
“We are pleased to continue the expansion of our presence and service in North America by acquiring the assets of Converters Express,” says Linnea Keen, Vice President, Sales, North America, UPM Raflatac. “We are now better equipped than ever before to serve the label converters in this region by providing the market next day service on a wide range of high quality labelstock products.”
“I am happy the next chapter for Coverters Express involves integrating with the exceptional infrastructure and resources from UPM Raflatac,” says Lynda Tarvin, Owner, Converters Express, Inc. “Their knowledge and exceptional portfolio of products will certainly provide more solutions and services along with quick turnaround to our Pacific Northwest label converters.”