Wednesday, March 4, 2015

Stora Enso to showcase vast substrate portfolio at Xeikon Café

Global paperboard manufacturer presents substrates for digital printing for second time 
How a wide range of substrates can enhance digital print opportunities will be showcased by Stora Enso and its extensive product portfolio at the Xeikon Café Packaging Innovations event, taking place in Belgium from  March 10 to 12. A global player in the paper, biomaterial, wood product and packaging business, Stora Enso develops innovative solutions based on renewable materials. The company offers a wide board and barrier coating selection ideal for imaginative graphical and packaging concepts and for optimizing packaging. The boards are used by brand owners for liquid packaging, food service and food packaging, pharmaceuticals, cigarette, chocolate, cosmetics and luxury packaging, and in graphical industry.

At the Xeikon Café, the company will be presenting its wide product portfolio including various paperboard substrates for digital printing. “We are looking forward to having insightful discussions and meeting our existing customers. This is the second time we are participating as a Xeikon partner. It is an ideal venue to meet potential new customers and tell them about the performance of our products in digital printing,” says Peter Daams, Stora Enso’s Sales Manager of Graphical Boards in the Benelux countries.”

He continues: “At this event, it is possible to see lots of different equipment being used within the digital industry.  By long-term testing and customer experiences we know that our products work very well with digital printing presses and we want to inform a broader audience about that.” For this purpose, Peter Daams will also be presenting Stora Enso’s unique story about its expertise and experience in the digital industry as part of the Technical Conference Program. He will also touch other current and interesting topics, in which Stora Enso is the forerunner.

“Customers can be very creative about the types of jobs they are running on their presses and often that imagination can be fired up by developments in the substrate choices available,” comments Jeroen van Bauwel, Director Product Marketing at Xeikon. “We are excited to present Stora Enso’s wide range of options that will enable our customers to see for themselves just what opportunities are waiting for them.”

Stora Enso is the global rethinker of the paper, biomaterials, wood products and packaging industry. Stora Enso employs some 27000 people worldwide, and is a publicly traded company listed in Helsinki and Stockholm. Stora Enso Consumer Board division operates five mills in Europe, producing recyclable high-quality boards for printing and packaging applications. Growth markets include China, India and Pakistan.

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