Newark develops FlexTan bending chip board with smoothness and scoring capabilities, produced from 100% recycled paper

CRANFORD, New Jersey , October 1, 2012 (press release) – In its continuing commitment to new products and new innovations, The Newark Group (, a leader in the collection of secondary fibers and the manufacturing and converting of 100% recycled paperboard, today announced that it has developed FlexTan™, a superior bending chip board delivering unparalleled smoothness and scoring capabilities. FlexTan is available immediately.

In announcing the new product, Frank Papa, President and CEO of The Newark Group reflected upon the commodity perception of bending chip board and about how FlexTan is anything but a commodity product. “The physical characteristics of FlexTan are far superior to those of standard bending chip so now customers can get the benefit of a green product from a product that approaches virgin material.” He added, “The smoothness and printability of this product is really a breakthrough in this industry, and will open the doors to new opportunities.”

Produced from 100% recycled paper, FlexTan is available nationally only from The Newark Group. For more information or samples, contact The Newark Group at 800-777-7890.

About The Newark Group

The Newark Group is a vertically-integrated leader in 100% recycled paperboard collection, manufacturing and converting with 46 across the U.S., Canada and Europe. Founded in 1912, the Company is committed to innovation and to becoming, for customers, employees and communities, a recognized, reliable and respected leader in 100% recycled paperboard innovations. The Newark Group operates with the belief that nothing is impossible, and that innovation only matters if it improves processes or outcomes for our customers. 

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