Arjowiggins Graphic Announces Full North American Expansion
Arjowiggins Graphic, through its subsidiary Arjowiggins USA, has announced plans for a full-scale expansion into the United States and North America for its high quality recycled papers offer. The company has appointed Julie Brannen as North American regional sales manager to spearhead the growth and development of the business in this market.
Brannen, who was previously VP and national sales director at New Leaf Paper, has an extensive commercial print background, with nearly 20 years of experience across North America. During her considerable career, she has acquired the titles of designated FSC Expert and an industry specific expert in the field of FSC certified papers, corporate responsibility, environmental procedures, procurement and sustainable business practices.
Arjowiggins Graphic is comprised of both an FSC-certified waste paper recycling facility in Greenfield SAS, and paper mill manufacturing sites at Le Bourray and Besse Sur Braye in France. These mills produce only the highest-quality recycled products for coated and uncoated print and packaging portfolio grades.
Arjowiggins Graphic's unrivaled range of recycled and sustainable papers and boards will encompass the full range of print, web, sheetfed, digital and packaging portfolios, including brands such as Cocoon 100% recycled; Cyclus 100% recycled and Teknocard 100% recycled and virgin fiber. Stock will be available from warehouses strategically placed on both the east and west coasts of the United States.
Commenting on her appointment, Brannen said, "I am both pleased and proud to join the Arjowiggins Graphic team. I am most excited to facilitate the expansion of Arjowiggins Graphic products throughout North America. The idea of working with Arjowiggins was absolutely compelling to me. Simply put, we offer something that no one else here can: a total, closed-loop recycling and manufacturing solution for the print and packaging communities. This provides a long-awaited solution, one that has not been available in this marketplace until now. I am truly honored to be the first to supply such an innovative and uniquely sustainable product portfolio to the North American market."
Arjowiggins Graphic has been present in the U.S. market for more than 20 years, The whole Arjowiggins USA team is very pleased to welcome Brannen and support her with their experience and strong logistical capabilities. There is great potential in the USA for Arjowiggins recycled products and with Brannen at the helm it is a unique and exciting opportunity to expand the Arjowiggins Graphic current portfolio.