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Introducing a New Essential

March 7, 2014
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STEVENS POINT, WI—February 25, 2014—NewPage Corp., supplier of specialty papers, has introduced FlexPack Essential, the newest member of their comprehensive family of flexible packaging papers designed for lamination and extrusion applications in food and medical packaging.

Designed for flexible packaging requiring a smooth, semi-gloss finish and Food and Drug Administration (FDA) compliance for food contact, FlexPack Essential works with emulsion, solventless and solvent laminations, and is available in a variety of basis weights from 22.5–55 lb. (3000ft2).  Further, FlexPack Essential's rigidity and on-the-shelf performance offers brand owners a more sustainable flexible packaging option when compared to traditional film substrates.

"Consumers are demanding more responsible packaging," said Jim Sheibley, director of business and product development for specialty papers. "With the creation of  FlexPack Essential, NewPage offers brand owners the ability to add more renewable content to their flexible packaging without compromising on-the-shelf performance."

For more information on FlexPack Essential or other specialty papers developed by NewPage, visit

Source: NewPage Corp.


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