UPM to change classification of its Tervassaari glassine, CCK grades from thickness based system into basis weight one, will be finalized by end of October

HELSINKI , September 28, 2011 (press release) – Forestweb Editor's Note: This is an excerpt from a UPM press release issued on Sept. 28.

UPM Tervasaari glassine and SCK grade classification to be changed to basis weights

The classification of the UPM Tervasaari glassine and CCK grades from PM 5 and PM 8 are changed from thickness based system into basis weight one. After the change for example UPM Brilliant 53 will be UPM Brilliant and the grammage 60 g/m2 will be stated in the label. UPM Brilliant duo and UPM Topaz duo grades are already in the basis weight system.

The change has started to take place and since June the new orders of glassine and SCK are done with the new basis weight classification. The change will be finalized by the end of October 2011.

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