Verso Corporation, a producer of flexible packaging, technical, and label and converting papers, has launched GlazeSil, a specialized family of lightweight uncoated, machine glazed release liner papers specifically designed for hygiene and medical applications.
Available in a wide variety of light basis weights, GlazeSil is engineered for healthcare applications such as diaper tape release, feminine care, incontinence and personal care products. GlazeSil offers a smooth, uniform surface for enhanced silicone coating and release liner characteristics.
The GlazeSil product line is produced on paper machine No. 5 at Verso's Androscoggin Mill in Jay, Maine, and offers basis weights (3000 sq ft) ranging from 17lbs to 43lbs, each optimized for specific end uses.
According to Jason Handel, Verso Group vice president of product development and technical sales: ‘The No. 5 paper machine has an outstanding reputation for producing high quality papers with excellent surface characteristics and reliable performance. GlazeSil is just one example of Verso's commitment to delivering innovative and reliable solutions as the leading provider of pressure-sensitive papers in North America.’
Mike Weinhold, Verso Group senior vice president of sales, marketing and product development, added: ‘This exciting addition to Verso's industry leading release liner product portfolio gives producers of hygiene, medical and personal care products more options than ever to meet their unique converting performance, reliability and silicone coating requirements. You can count on GlazeSil to deliver the functionality and features required to innovate and differentiate in these markets.’