UPM Raflatac has announced the opening of a new labelstock slitting and distribution terminal in Mexico City, Mexico, which will begin operations in the second quarter of 2012. The facility will stock a wide range of paper and film labelstocks, including trimless offerings, and is strategically located to strengthen UPM Raflatac’s service to customers in Mexico and Central America.
“The Mexican and Central American markets are extremely important to UPM Raflatac,” says Jouko Lähepelto, senior vice president, Americas & Asia Pacific, UPM Raflatac. “For the past 10 years, we’ve been steadily expanding our presence in the Latin American region by making ongoing investments in people, products and technology.”
The company’s new terminal in Mexico will allow UPM Raflatac to further expand its service network and offer improved delivery times to customers located in Guadalajara and Mexico City. “We recognize that our customers require rapid access to a diverse range of labelstock products to conduct their businesses,” says Jose Garcia, general manager, UPM Raflatac Mexico, S.A. de C.V. “The new terminal will extend our reach, helping UPM Raflatac deliver on its promise of serving as a full product line supplier to customers.”