Boise Paper, of Boise, ID, USA, has announced that it will increase its production of pressure sensitive paper by an additional 50,000 tons to more than 150,000 tons by the end of 2006. The company has been making PS papers for more than 30 years.
The company also is reviewing means of expanding its pressure sensitive material production to meet global customer demand beyond 2006. The review will select among alternatives that include rebuilding an existing 250" machine for production.
“Since the end of 2001, boise has expanded production of papers tailored to the pressure sensitive market by more than 60,000 tons,” says Kirk Allen, business leader of Boise Paper’s Label, Release & Specialty Papers business. “Our intent is to increase our capacity and new product development to keep pace with growing global demand, particularly release liners used in label applications.”