Giant Label stock manufacturer UPM Raflatac is to open a new self-adhesive slitting and distribution operation in Mexico city to service Mexican and Central American markets. The move will help improve lead-times to self-adhesive label manufacturers, which is viewed as being a strategically important region to the UPM subsidiary. Raflatac are a major supplier of self-adhesive labels materials, providing a wide range of paper and filmic-based laminates to labels manufacturers.
UPM said the new facility, which is strategically located to strengthen the company’s service to customers in Mexico and Central America, is set to begin operations in the second quarter of 2012 and will stock a wide range of paper and film labelstocks including trimless offerings.
Enhancing Label stock access
The terminal will also allow UPM Raflatac to expand its service network further and offer enhanced delivery times to customers in Guadalajara and Mexico City.
UPM Raflatac Mexico general manager Jose Garcia said the company recognizes that its customers require rapid access to a diverse range of labelstock products to conduct their businesses.
Tanto Labels is a Raflatac customer and has access to the entire Raflatac range. We use Raflatac products in many of our self-adhesive labels including thermal transfer and direct thermal labels for barcode printing applications. Printed Labels can be specified with permanent or peelable adhesive, and many specialty adhesives including hot-melt, rubber-based and water soluble, and can be supplied on rolls of all popular core sizes, on sheets and fanfold packs.
Raflatec and food labels
UPM Raflatec especially specialise if food labels for for retail and manufacturing services. In a world obsessed with knowing the exact ingredients of their food for health and safety reasons and for diet reasons, food labels and food and nutrition labelling remains an important issue for consumers: it is a broad term that encompasses the information required on food packages by law and other regulations. For example, it can contain a statement of the net contents, the name and address of the manufacturer, the ingredients and nutritional information, and claims regarding nutrition and health. All of this accompanies the brand and product identity “statement”
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