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News, Press Releases, & Latest Happenings from Appvion

Appvion, a leading provider of direct thermal paper and film products and renewable, fiber-based solutions, focuses on harnessing the power of materials science and innovation to serve our customers. Appvion’s solutions support crucial supply chains and enable critical infrastructure, serving a wide variety of markets including retail, healthcare, transportation, entertainment, and food packaging. Check out the latest news releases and insights about how our people and technologies are more intertwined with your daily lives than ever before in human history.

Appvion Launches 2022 Sustainability Report

August 22, 2022

Highlights Appvion’s Progress Toward Reaching Sustainability Goals to Create a Better Tomorrow   APPLETON, Wis., August 22, 2022 – Appvion’s commitment to sustainability has been evident throughout its 115 year history. Reflecting that commitment, the company recently issued its 2022 sustainability report, prepared in accordance with Sustainability Accounting Standards Board (SASB) requirements. The report highlights all aspects of Appvion’s sustainability strategy, which address global issues of critical importance. It showcases the company’s most significant impacts…

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Appvion Publishes First Corporate Sustainability Report

May 11, 2021

Appleton, Wisconsin, May 11, 2021 – Appvion Operations, Inc., a leading provider of advanced materials and specialty coated solutions, today published the Company’s first Corporate Sustainability Report. The report reflects Appvion’s commitment to transparency and provides details on progress toward building a strong internal culture with Environmental, Social, and Governance (ESG) goals. Additionally, the report highlights the many ways Appvion employees embody the Company’s core values by operating with ethics, safety, and integrity and giving back…

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Appvion Announces New Sustainable Portfolio

November 9, 2020

Appvion Expands Product Portfolio to Support Sustainable Packaging and Paper Materials and Systems Appleton, Wisconsin, November 9, 2020 – Appvion Operations, Inc. is launching a line of innovative packaging products under its new MISSION ZERO™ portfolio of sustainable products. MISSION ZERO™ is the umbrella brand for Appvion’s newly engineered products to enhance sustainable packaging design by providing functional materials and systems that are addressing key issues of sustainability and recyclability. “First in line under MISSON…

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Appvion’s Appleton Plant Achieves 500,000 Safe Man Hours

October 28, 2020

Appleton, Wisconsin, October 28, 2020 – Appvion Operations, Inc., is proud to share that on October 15, 2020 the Appleton Plant achieved 500,000 safe man hours without a recordable injury. This impressive milestone is due to the personal commitment each employee made to work safe for themselves, their family, and their coworkers. Safety is Appvion’s first core value as there is nothing more important than the safety and well-being of our employees. Rob Belanger, vice…

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Appvion Receives 2020 Insight Innovation Award

September 8, 2020

2020 PRODUCT AWARD | Appvion Operations Developing a more natural product   Receipt paper is one of the most common pieces of paper consumers handle daily. Appvion Operations in Appleton developed CleanSlate, a new point-of-sale receipt paper that is made with more natural components. Today’s thermal receipts use dyes and developers to produce an image when heated, but companies have been working to eliminate the use of phenols in the chemical process. Appvion scientists wanted to…

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Appvion Announces Antimicrobial Technology

July 16, 2020

(Appleton, WI – July 16, 2020) Appvion Operations, Inc., launches an industry leading antimicrobial coating technology for a variety of substrates called SafeShield™! SafeShield technology prevents the replication of DNA and new cell formation! Independent lab tests demonstrate up to 99.99% reduction in non-pathogenic bacteria on the paper’s surface even after printing and post processing. “Appvion has a strong focus on sustainable specialty coatings and new applications which is why we are continuously bringing innovative…

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Appvion Announces FDA Certification

April 2, 2020

(Appleton, WI — April 2, 2020) Appvion Operations, Inc., a leading manufacturer of specialty, high value-added coating solutions and coated paper products, announces that it is now certified compliant with FDA cGMP regulations for the manufacture of food packaging. Auditing firm ASI issued an excellent rating in certifying Appvion’s newly dedicated food packaging operation compliant with applicable 21 CFR FDA cGMP regulatory standards. “This is a key milestone of executing our long-term strategy to leverage…

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Domtar Agrees to Purchase Appvion Point of Sale Business

February 14, 2020

News Release TICKER SYMBOL (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) DOMTAR MEDIA RELATIONS Leo Makowski Manager Communications Tel.: 803-578-2403 APPVION MEDIA RELATIONS Wendy Melzer Vice President Human Resources & Communications Tel.: 920-991-7546 DOMTAR INVESTOR RELATIONS Nicholas Estrela Director Investor Relations Tel.: 514-848-5049   Fort Mill, SC, February 14, 2020 – Domtar Corporation (NYSE: UFS) (TSX: UFS) today entered into an asset purchase agreement with Appvion Operations, Inc. to acquire Appvion’s Point of Sale (POS) paper business. The…

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Appvion Introduces New Direct Thermal Receipt Paper, Free of Reactive Chemical Developers and Leuco Dye

December 10, 2019

(Appleton, Wisconsin, December 10, 2019) Appvion Operations, Inc. (“Appvion”), North America’s largest producer of direct thermal paper, is pleased to introduce the revolutionary CleanSlate™ POS receipt paper. This new Point-of-Sale (POS) product is a direct thermal paper that is free of reactive chemical developers, phenols, and leuco dye, making it an alternative to the standard POS receipt paper. “At Appvion, we believe the environment and the economy are not mutually exclusive,” shares George W. Wurtz…

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