UPM Raflatac opens new slitting and distribution facility in Chile

16 January 2018 (Last Updated January 16th, 2018 10:07)

Global pressure sensitive labelling solutions supplier UPM Raflatac has opened its new label stock slitting and distribution terminal in Santiago, Chile.

Global pressure sensitive labelling solutions supplier UPM Raflatac has opened its new label stock slitting and distribution terminal in Santiago, Chile.

The new terminal will be used by the company to expand its customer reach and improve its service capabilities by offering a wide range of sustainable paper, film and special products.

The company noted that its new terminal features 2m-wide slitting capabilities and offers timeless works on selected materials.

“We will be there to meet customers’ needs by offering them all the capabilities of our global company with a local touch.”

UPM Raflatac SBU and Americas global films senior vice-president Mark Pollard said: “UPM Raflatac has the highest quality product portfolio on the market combined with world-class service and we are happy to now be able to offer them to the Chilean and regional pressure-sensitive label markets.

“We look forward to bringing the latest innovations to our trusted partners and growing our businesses together.”

With its new distribution facility, the company intends to offer its products to wine and craft beverage industries located in the Chilean and surrounding markets, including Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Peru.

UPM Raflatac South America sales director Andreu Gombau said: “As we continue to expand our presence in South America with the opening of our new Chilean terminal, we will be there to meet customers’ needs by offering them all the capabilities of our global company with a local touch.”

The brand new terminal will be part of UPM Raflatac’s Americas Terminal Network, which includes a number of facilities throughout North and South America.