UPM Raflatac has introduced its Synlite Xtra outdoor-resistant film face material and opens new label stock slitting and distribution terminal in Santiago, Chile. The new terminal is expected to be used by the company to expand its customer reach and improve its service capabilities by offering a wide range of sustainable paper, film and special products.
“We’re very pleased to be able to add this new film to our ever-expanding range of solutions for highly demanding applications. Synlite Xtra with RC77 answers our customers’ needs for a durable, reliable, and standards-compliant solution for industrial chemical labeling,” explains Jouni Iiskola, segment manager, Oil and Industrial Chemical, Special Business, EMEIA, UPM Raflatac.
Synlite Xtra is a lightweight and PP-based matt film that is expected to offers good UV resistance. The film is paired with UPM Raflatac’s high-tack RC77 adhesive.
The company noted that its new terminal features 2m-wide slitting capabilities and offers timeless works on selected materials.
UPM Raflatac SBU and Americas global films senior vice-president Mark Pollard said: “UPM Raflatac has the highest quality product portfolio on the market combined with world-class service and we are happy to now be able to offer them to the Chilean and regional pressure-sensitive label markets.
“We will be there to meet customers’ needs by offering them all the capabilities of our global company with a local touch. We look forward to bringing the latest innovations to our trusted partners and growing our businesses together.”