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Sappi North America's Release Business Continues Innovation with First-of-its-Kind Microtexture

How the shark skin-inspired Neoterix ST casting and release paper can transform surfaces
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Through a partnership with Sharklet Technologies Inc. we are taking Ultracast to an entirely new application space—instead of aesthetic textures, the patterns used are functional. While invisible to the human eye, the microscopic Sharklet™ texture imparts the unique ability to inhibit bacterial growth. On traditional antimicrobial surfaces, chemicals are used to kill bacteria.

Infographic: Explore Sappi North America's Innovative Casting and Release Business

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Sappi is the world’s leading supplier of casting and release papers. Our papers create exciting and unique textures on the surface of other materials, including synthetic leathers, coated fabrics, unsupported films and decorative laminates. Release paper imparts both texture and gloss during the fabrication process and is then removed to reveal the textured surface. The resulting materials are incorporated into a wide variety of items, including furniture, shoes, handbags, apparel, automobile interiors, cabinets, countertops and much more! 

Economic Responsibility at Sappi North America

Sustainable Development is Core to Business at Sappi
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Sustainable development is core to our business strategy. We balance daily operational focus, whether it be sourcing wood, identifying productivity improvements or fulfilling customer orders, with a long-term view for growth in core markets and expansion through investment in new markets.

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Sappi North America's 2016 Sustainability Goals: Prosperity

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At Sappi North America, we are committed to operating our businesses in a sustainable manner. Together with the 2020Vision, Sappi’s global growth strategy, we use our sustainability goals program to set targets, initiate improvement actions and monitor progress.

Achieve or Exceed 12 Percent Return on Net Operating Assets

A Dialogue with Sappi North America's Sustainability Leadership

Jennifer Miller and Laura Thompson discuss emerging issues in sustainable business practices
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Q: Sappi North America has made a strategic commitment to forward-looking sustainability practices for nearly ten years. What do you see as the hallmarks of world-class sustainability practice?

A Letter from Sappi North America's CEO and President Mark Gardner

Gardner discusses the state of sustainability at Sappi
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In 2016, Sappi North America achieved many important milestones as we continue to transform into a more diversified, sustainable business that meets the needs of our customers, communities, employees and shareholders. As part of the Sappi Limited group, our strong cash generation (EBITDA growth of 18 percent year over year), allowed us to reduce net debt by 20 percent year on year, and our robust balance sheet created a strong platform for growth and re-investment in 2017 and beyond.

Sappi North America's 2016 Sustainability Goals: Our People

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At Sappi North America, we are committed to operating our businesses in a sustainable manner. Together with the 2020Vision, Sappi’s global growth strategy, we use our sustainability goals program to set targets, initiate improvement actions and monitor progress.

Achieve Zero Workplace Injuries

Sappi North America's 2016 Sustainability Goals: Preserving our Planet

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At Sappi North America, we are committed to operating our businesses in a sustainable manner. Together with the 2020Vision, Sappi’s global growth strategy, we use our sustainability goals program to set targets, initiate improvement actions and monitor progress.

Achieve 60 Percent Total Certified Fiber Content¹

A Letter from Sappi Limited's Global CEO Steve Binnie

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The success of our drive to adapt our business to the global megatrends that are reshaping the world around us is evident in our performance over the past year.

Sappi North America Releases 2016 Sustainability Report

Annual report highlights leading paper and packaging supplier’s excellent performance on long-term goals
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BOSTON, May 1, 2017 /3BL Media/ – Sappi North America, a leading producer and supplier of diversified paper and packaging products, has announced the release of its 2016 Sustainability Report. The report showcases Sappi’s industry leading sustainability performance.

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