Sappi Honored by RISI with PPI Award 2013 for Advances and Innovation

Mineral Oil Barrier (MOB) Paper Drew Special Recognition

(PresseBox) ( Brussels, )
Sappi Fine Paper Europe, the leading European producer of fine paper for packaging and graphic arts, today announced that it is the recipient of a prestigious RISI award. Sappi was recognised with an award for 'Advances and Innovation in Speciality Papers' for its flexible packaging papers with a functional Mineral Oil Barrier (MOB). The annual PPI Awards were launched in 2009 by RISI, the leading information provider to the global forest products industry.

"We deeply appreciate the recognition RISI has given us with this prestigious award," said Rosemarie Asquino, Sales & Marketing Director Speciality Papers Sappi Fine Paper Europe. "It is a validation of our continued efforts to deliver the most innovative and environmentally sustainable solutions to the packaging industries. We are especially pleased to have received the 'Advances and Innovation in Speciality Papers' award again, we were awarded last year with Fusion, premium white liner in the same category. We believe our MOB solution will have a significant impact on the safety and sustainability of food packaging around the globe."
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