"The success that we are having in partnership with our new and existing customers has been very positive," says John Mazuroski, Appleton Coated's business development manager for technical and specialty products. He continues, "As the website now shows we have the product development and manufacturing skills to bring innovative and technically demanding products to market quickly and efficiently. Partnering with customers on new value-added products, product enhancements, and helping them expand their product offerings and capabilities is proving to be a real differentiator for Appleton Coated."
Appleton Coated's senior vice president of marketing, Ann Whalen adds, "The website now reflects our key strengths - the ability to take our customers' needs and translate those to custom-designed, paper-based solutions. Our strong environmental position and service platform combined with our technical and manufacturing skills make Appleton Coated a natural fit for many customers."
The first North American coated paper mill to be certified by the Forest Stewardship Council® (FSC®) (FSC® C007796), Appleton Coated's strong environmental management system is evidenced further by its ISO 14001 certification. As an U.S. Environmental Protection Agency (EPA) Green Power Partner, Appleton Coated requires that all of its out-bound carriers are EPA Smart-Way certified. The Green Master's Program of the Wisconsin Sustainable Business Council also recognized Appleton Coated as one of their Green Masters Award Companies. In addition, it is one of six Green Tier II companies recognized by the Wisconsin Department of Natural Resources as having exceptional environmental management systems in place.
Appleton Coated offers the most comprehensive line-up of premium, coated papers available today marketed under the Utopia brand. From the elegance of Premium to hardworking Utopia Three, the Utopia family of coated papers offers six ways to ignite a passion for paper and the environment. The Curious Collection of fine papers are manufactured by Arjowiggins, headquartered in Paris, France, and distributed exclusively in North America by Appleton Coated. Since 1889, Appleton Coated has been headquartered in Combined Locks, Wisconsin.