Sappi Limited, 108 Oxford Road, Rosebank, Johannesburg, 2196 South Africa
Parent Company, Subsidiaries, Divisions:
Sappi Limited (Parent), Sappi Europe (subsidiary), Sappi Southern Africa (subsidiary), Sappi Trading (subsidiary), Sappi North America (subsidiary)
Sappi is a global company focused on providing dissolving wood pulp, paper pulp, paper-based and biorefinery solutions to its customers in over 150 countries. These feature in applications ranging from textiles to healthcare, graphic papers and packaging. Our industry is on the cusp of a period of unprecedented change – and we’re at the forefront of technological innovation. By investing in an ambitious program of research and development, we’ll continue to unlock the true potential of sustainable renewable resources, with wood fiber at our core. This commitment means we can diversify our product offering and meet future demand in areas such as bio-energy and pharmaceuticals in this current carbon-constrained age.
Products / Services / Brands:
Specialties and packaging papers
are playing an increasingly important role in an environmentally conscious world. Sappi offers products and solutions in many different segments including flexible packaging, label papers, functional papers, containerboard, paperboard, silicone base papers, technical papers, tissue papers and casting and release papers (used by suppliers to the fashion, textile, automobile and household industries).
Our dissolving wood pulp (DWP)
brand Verve is a significant player within this market. With 16% share of the DWP market and producing close to 1.4m tons per annum, Verve is a truly sustainable brand. From textiles to pharmaceuticals and food applications, Sappi has the expertise, technology and track record to meet almost any challenge from these DWP market segments.
In North America, our graphic paper
brands include McCoy, Opus, Somerset and Flo. Printed communications remain effective, cost efficient and powerful in delivering messages to and eliciting actions from target audiences. Our North American brands include.
Sappi is also investing in various biochemical technologies for biomaterials
and using wood pulp, we are pioneering low cost cellulose nanofibrils (CNF)
production with a unique patented process in line with our intention of seeking new growth opportunities in adjacent and new markets.
Sappi has almost 12,000 employees in over 20 countries and manufacturing operations on three continents (seven mills in Western Europe, three mills in the United States of America and four mills in South Africa) which produce approximately:
• 5.4 million tons per year of paper
• 2.2 million tons per year of paper pulp, and
• 1.4 million tons per year of dissolving wood pulp.
Key Sales Contact:
179 John Roberts Road
South Portland, ME 04106
Phone 207 854-7256