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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.

The Benefits of Using Recycled Fiber Content for Direct Thermal Labels

March 9, 2023

Direct thermal labels are used in a wide range of industries for printing barcodes, shipping labels, and other types of variable information. Traditionally, these labels have been made from virgin materials, but there is a growing trend toward using recycled fiber content. Enter Appvion’s newest product offering, Résiste® 15% PCW, a direct thermal label product designed with the future in mind. Made with 15% post-consumer waste, our topcoated label product performs like a virgin fiber…

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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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