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2014-07-31 04:23:37

JOHANNESBURG, July 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial Summary for the quarter -- Continued year-on-year improvement in quarterly performance -- Usutu and Nijmegen Mill transactions completed -- Specialised Cellulose business remains sold out -- EPS 3 US cents (Q3 2013 loss of 9 US Cents) -- EBITDA excluding special items US$140 million (Q3 2013 US$88 million) -- Net debt US$2,286 million (Q3 2013 US$2,331 million)...

2014-07-16 12:29:00

JOHANNESBURG, South Africa, July 16, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sappi today confirmed that they have concluded the sale of Sappi's Usutu Forest Products Company Limited to local Swaziland business Montigny Investments. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110728/MM43821LOGO Sappi announced on 01 July 2013 that it intended to dispose of Usutu Forest Products Company Limited to Montigny Investments Limited, Sappi can confirm that all conditions precedent to the successful conclusion of...

2014-06-19 08:26:37

Selecting the finest in printing from 1700 entries BOSTON, June 19, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sappi Fine Paper North America today announced the Printer of the Year and 11 Gold Award winners of its 17th North American Printer of the Year contest. Regarded as the world's most respected accolade of excellence in printed communications, this award recognizes innovation and excellence in print, with nominated materials produced on Sappi papers across eleven categories of work. These winners...

2014-06-17 08:31:40

JOHANNESBURG, June 17, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- With reference to the announcement made on 30 September 2013 about the future of the Sappi Nijmegen Mill, Sappi wishes to confirm that it has reached an agreement to dispose of the mill to an affiliate of American Industrial Acquisition Corporation ("AIAC"). The new name of the Sappi Nijmegen Mill is Innovio Papers. It will manufacture specialty paper and will no longer be engaged in the coated graphic paper business. A transfer plan is...

2014-05-20 08:28:06

Annual Grant Program Enables Creative Ideas for World-Changing, Social Good BOSTON, May 20, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sappi Fine Paper North America today officially announced its call for 2014 Ideas that Matter grant proposals, inviting designers to showcase their skills as a powerful force for social good. Sappi established the Ideas that Matter grant program 15 years ago to create an innovative platform to fund designers who apply their creative talents to ideas that address...

2014-05-12 04:22:34

JOHANNESBURG, May 12, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Financial summary for the quarter -- Strong cash flow generation -- Good performance from South African business -- Profit for the period US$32 million (Q2 2013 US$2 million) -- EPS 6 US cents (Q2 2013 0 US cents) -- EBITDA excluding special items US$171 million (Q2 2013 US$126 million) -- Net debt US$2,248 million (Q1 2014 US$2,380 million) Commenting on the result, Sappi (JSE: SAP) Chief Executive Officer Ralph...

2014-03-31 08:31:41

WESTBROOK, Maine, March 31, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sappi Fine Paper North America, the City of Westbrook, Friends of the Presumpscot River, the Conservation Law Foundation, and state and federal regulators, including U.S. Fish and Wildlife Service and the Maine Department of Marine Resources, have agreed on a plan to evaluate two potential designs for fish passage at the Saccarappa Falls dam. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20110728/MM43821LOGO "We are committed to a collaborative...

2014-03-21 12:25:02

DUBLIN, Mar. 21, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Research and Markets ( http://www.researchandmarkets.com/research/g5vsdb/global_fine_paper ) has announced the addition of the "Concise Analysis of the International Fine Paper Market" report to their offering. (Logo: http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnh/20130307/600769) Emerging countries, such as China and Korea, have started increasing the number of production facilities to increase their production capacity of fine paper. This is a key trend that will...

2014-03-05 08:25:54

BOSTON, March 5, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Today, Sappi Fine Paper North America announced its call for entries for the 2014 North American Printer of the Year awards, a competition that recognizes print excellence and innovation across 10 categories for work produced on Sappi papers. Since 1999, the Sappi Printer of the Year Awards program has been regarded as the world's most respected accolade of excellence in the printing industry. http://photos.prnewswire.com/prnvar/20140305/NE76304LOGO In...

2014-03-04 08:34:21

Now offering a comprehensive digital sheet lineup - McCoy®, Opus® DX and Flo® - for all of your digital printing needs BOSTON, March 4, 2014 /PRNewswire/ -- Sappi Fine Paper North America today launched Opus DX - a cross platform #2 digital cut sheet offering supreme versatility with performance on both dry and liquid toner presses including HP(®) Indigo, Kodak NexPress, Xerox(®) iGen3(®) and Xerox(®) iGen4(®), as well as Canon, Ricoh(®), and Konica Minolta bizhub(®)...


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