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  • 11 Jan 2018

UPM Raflatac opens new slitting and distribution terminal in Santiago, Chile

UPM Raflatac has opened a new labelstock slitting and distribution terminal in Santiago.

This new terminal allows UPM Raflatac to expand its customer reach and improve its service capabilities by offering an expanded range of sustainable paper, film and specials products - particularly in the wine and craft beverage segments - to customers in the Chilean and surrounding markets including Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Peru. The facility features two meter-wide slitting capabilities and UPM Raflatac also has trimless offerings on selected materials.

‘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,’ said Mark Pollard, senior vice president, global films SBU and Americas region, UPM Raflatac. ‘We look forward to bringing the latest innovations to our trusted partners and growing our businesses together.’

Andreu Gombau, director, sales, South America, UPM Raflatac added: ‘As we continue to expand our presence in South America with the opening of our new Chilean terminal, we will be there to meet customers' needs by offering them all the capabilities of our global company with a local touch.’

The new terminal joins UPM Raflatac's Americas Terminal Network, which includes a number of facilities throughout North and South America.

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