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UPM Raflatac’s new Premium Gloss UVI product produces enhanced print results on Mark Andy Digital Series hybrid press

UPM Raflatac has recently launched Premium Gloss UVI premium-gloss paper labelstock for UV ink-jet printing on the market.

 For this innovative product development, UPM Raflatac collaborated with a number of industry-leading printing press manufacturers to ensure it would achieve excellent print quality on their machines, including Mark Andy.

UPM Raflatac digital product manager Nat Davis said: "UPM Raflatac's new Premium Gloss UVI has incredible print definition and fine details using our UV ink-jet Digital Series hybrid press.

"It's a great addition to our extensive qualified and recommended substrates. Congratulations to UPM Raflatac for bringing this solution to market; we are very happy to have been able to collaborate on its development."

UPM Raflatac Americas R&D director Dr Kirit Naik said: "With our new Premium Gloss UVI, we have solved the industry-wide challenge for semi-gloss paper on UV ink-jet presses.

"We could not have developed this innovative, never-before-seen solution without the valuable help from OEMs like Mark Andy, who let us perform a number of print trials on their equipment."

UPM Raflatac is labeling a smarter future by developing innovative and sustainable labeling solutions complemented with world-class service.

As one of the world's leading producers of self-adhesive label materials, we supply high-quality paper and film label stock for consumer product and industrial labeling through a global network of factories, distribution terminals and sales offices. We employ around 3,000 people and made sales of EUR 1.5 billion (USD 1.9 billion) in 2017.