By opening a terminal in the Seattle area, UPM Raflatac will continue to deliver on its promise to provide customers world class service with a local touch. This acquisition allows UPM Raflatac to expand its customer reach and improve its service capabilities to the Northwestern US label market by offering label converters in the area an expanded range of innovative and sustainable paper, film and specials products - particularly in the wine and craft beverage segments.
"We are pleased to continue the expansion of our presence and service in North America by acquiring the assets of Converters Express," says Linnea Keen, vp-Sales, North America, UPM Raflatac. "We are now better equipped than ever before to serve the label converters in this region by providing the market next day service on a wide range of high quality labelstock products."
"I am happy the next chapter for Coverters Express involves integrating with the exceptional infrastructure and resources from UPM Raflatac," adds Lynda Tarvin, owner of Converters Express. "Their knowledge and exceptional portfolio of products will certainly provide more solutions and services along with quick turnaround to our Pacific Northwest label converters."
UPM Raflatac is labeling a smarter future by developing innovative and sustainable labeling solutions complemented with world-class service. As one of the world's leading producers of self-adhesive label materials, we supply high-quality paper and film label stock for consumer product and industrial labeling through a global network of factories, distribution terminals and sales offices. We employ around 3,000 people and made sales of EUR 1.5 billion ($1.9 billion) in 2017. UPM Raflatac is part of UPM - The Biofore Company.
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