A grand opening in South America: UPM Raflatac opens new slitting and distribution terminal in Santiago, Chile

1/11/2018

​UPM Raflatac is pleased to announce that its new labelstock slitting and distribution terminal in Santiago, Chile has officially opened. A grand opening event at the facility complete with a ribbon cutting ceremony marked the occasion on the evening of January 10.

This new terminal allows UPM Raflatac to expand its customer reach and improve its service capabilities by offering an expanded range of innovative and sustainable paper, film and specials products – particularly in the wine and craft beverage segments – to customers in the Chilean and surrounding markets including Argentina, Bolivia, Paraguay and Peru. The facility features two meter-wide slitting capabilities and UPM Raflatac also has trimless offerings on selected materials.

"UPM Raflatac has the highest quality product portfolio on the market combined with world-class service and we are happy to now be able to offer them to the Chilean and regional pressure-sensitive label markets," says Mark Pollard, Senior Vice President, Global Films SBU & Americas Region, UPM Raflatac. "We look forward to bringing the latest innovations to our trusted partners and growing our businesses together."

"As we continue to expand our presence in South America with the opening of our new Chilean terminal, we will be there to meet customers' needs by offering them all the capabilities of our global company with a local touch," adds Andreu Gombau, Director, Sales, South America, UPM Raflatac.

The brand new terminal joins UPM Raflatac's Americas Terminal Network, which includes a number of facilities throughout North and South America.

Click here to see more photos of the new terminal and the grand opening event »

For further information please contact:

Scott Sowers

Senior Communications Specialist, UPM Raflatac